Love

Deep in the heart of every person is the need to love and to be loved. When he walked the earth, Jesus displayed love for God and for all people. The Gospels tell the story of Jesus interacting with the Father in prayer and following the plans the Father has for his life. The Gospels... Continue Reading →

Driving Tip #9

Driving tip #9: Obey the Hands-Free Driving Law. In July 2018, the state of Georgia's Hands-Free Driving Law went into effect. Let's see how much you know about the law by playing a little True or False game. True or false? The law prohibits driving with your hands. You must drive with your feet, head,... Continue Reading →

Pray

Prayer is talking and listening to God. The eternal God of the universe, the creator of heaven and earth, the God who created the mountains and the seas, the Lord over all nations, this same God cares about you. When you pray, you speak directly to him. Through the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross,... Continue Reading →

Waiting

In our Western culture, no one wants to wait. Microwave dinners, immediate responses to text messages, and posting pictures of your vacation online while you're still on vacation are three examples. Our smart phones have not helped our attention spans, and they have not helped us to become more patient. Sometimes life circumstances force us... Continue Reading →

Trust the Bible

The Bible is the inspired Word of God. From the first word of Genesis to the last word of Revelation, the Bible is the perfect Word of God. When we read the Bible, we are literally reading God's Word to us. The stories of the Bible instruct and inspire us. The principles in the Bible... Continue Reading →

Be Baptized

Emily had traveled from Taiwan to our town to work a semester as a college exchange student. Her family was Buddhist, but a short time before arriving in our town she had heard about Jesus, believed in him as her Lord and Savior, and was saved by his grace. Emily wanted to be obedient to... Continue Reading →

Repent and Believe

What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus? That's a big question. Before we answer that, let's step back a minute and make sure we're clear on what it means to be a disciple in general. A disciple is a learner, a follower, sort of like an apprentice. In the first century, you... Continue Reading →

People Love to be First

Some people really love to be first. Whether you are thinking about middle school boys racing to be first in line for lunch or news reporters scrambling to be first to report on the breaking news of the day, examples are all around us of people who want to be first. Jesus said the first... Continue Reading →

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