Thanksgiving 2009 Pics- Part 1 (Greenwood, MS)

Over Thanksgiving we went to see family in Benton, MS, via Greenwood. Here are some pics of our time with some dear G'wood friends, the Colemans and Robertsons, and Mrs. Bettye Jim. Wish we could have seen more folks! Anyway, Part 2 (family pics from Benton and Flora, MS) coming soon. See the full gallery … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2009 Pics- Part 1 (Greenwood, MS)

Trusting God in the Dark and Difficult

This is a quote from Tim Keller's book, Counterfeit Gods, that provides encouragement for those of us who are being so well loved by our Father that he is tearing our idols away from us (and usually without anesthetic). Sometimes God seems to be killing us when he's actually saving us... The Bible is filled … Continue reading Trusting God in the Dark and Difficult

Post-Game Message Review: “Discipleship 101: Living in Light of the Gospel”

Main ideas from last night's SNF teaching on Discipleship... 1. Chrisitan discipleship is not primarily about performance and practices (what to do as a Christian), but about identity (discovering who I am as a forgiven and adopted child of the King). 2. "Being precedes doing" / "Being empowers/motivates doing" 3. Four key elements of Christian … Continue reading Post-Game Message Review: “Discipleship 101: Living in Light of the Gospel”

Community Advent Luncheon

Creekstone's Worship Team will be providing the music and I will be teaching for the first Community Advent Luncheon this year in Dahlonega, hosted by Dahloenga Baptist Church. If you are able to make it, please join us at noon on Tuesday, December 1, in the DBC Fellowship Hall. Should be a great time to … Continue reading Community Advent Luncheon