More Than Enough – Exodus 35-36

Last week when Jesse Turk spoke after the message, he used the term crowd-funding. The idea is that when a group of people come together to give, much more can be accomplished than with just a few major donors. Obviously, major donors are needed in any funding campaign. But websites like gofundme and kickstarter are…

“The Planting Principle” – 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

This is message #2 in our Ground for Grace sermon series. The flat, rich soil and long growing season of south Georgia make it prime planting ground. Some of you who grew up in south Georgia understand the difference between planting and farming. Although the terms famer and planter are somewhat interchangeable, the farmer grows…

Coping with Life in a Broken World – Psalm 46

As our culture tremors and quakes, how can we cope with the rubble around us, not to mention the rubble within us? How can we cope with living in such a badly broken world that is filled with suffering, tears and pain? That is the question that Psalm 46 addresses. Listen to the message: On…

In Light of Recent Tragic Events

On March 25 of 1976, I was knocked off of a stool in my grandmother’s kitchen while we were baking cookies. Only later did we discover that it was a major tremor from the New Madrid fault line that travels down the Mississippi River from St. Louis to just south of Memphis. That tremor registered…

G4G Message 1: “On the Edge of Opportunity”

One of the highlights of our vacation in Tennessee every June is hiking the Fiery Gizzard Trail and jumping off of the waterfall at the Blue Hole. But there is one spot from which you can jump that is higher than the waterfall. It’s a small outcropping called “the high rock.” When you stand on…