I m not a big technology person. Anybody else with me? I use technology, but I don’t enjoy it. There are never tech items on my Christmas list.   I typically look at it and think its a waste of money. I m like in just a few years, months, maybe days that thing is going to sit unused on…
This week we are focusing on one particular verse from the book of Matthew. I want to look at it in light of our call to make disciples. We are called to share our faith. So we are going to look at this and then talk about how we can better communicate this news with other people.   Text  …
We are in the fourth week of a series on the beginning of Jesus, and we have simply been going through the first few chapters of the book of Matthew. Today we are in a passage that may not be our traditional Christmas text. When I planned the series I realized we would be in this passage and a part…
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him." 3 When Herod the king heard this, he…
We are in a series about Christmas, and we are going through the first two chapters of Matthew to understand Christmas. Today we look at the birth of Jesus.   There is a stream of thought in the church today that thinks if you serve God you get your best life now. I do believe that serving God leads to…
Christmas is just around the corner so we are taking a few weeks to look at the early life of Jesus. We are in Matthew 1. Every word of Scripture is there for a reason. Some passages the meaning is more apparent than others. Sometimes we have to dig a little. That means we are always growing in our knowledge…
Due to the high percentage of opium use and overdoses, Alpharetta and John’s Creek are part the “heroine triangle” of Atlanta. We want to help address this problem by gathering the community and community leaders to discuss the causes, prevention, and how to support those struggling through it. Our hope is that this informative forum helps(ed) remove stigma surrounding the…
  Have you ever been so engrossed and enthralled by something that you forgot everything else.   Meeting Amanda and willingly letting go of school.   But sometimes we let go of things because of how detrimental it might be to hold onto those things.   Text   Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,…
We are in a series talking about the Christian life and how Jesus bring us life and life to the full. Full means overflowing. One of the ways we have this fullness is with the goodnews. Do you know how life enhancing good news is? We want good news, we need good news.   If you ever watch the news…
We are studying the fullness of life that Jesus brings. We have talked about life, peace, power, newness, love. This week we are looking at faith. Why does fullness of life require faith? In this world we need faith. We believe there is more to life than what we see. We are living for God. We are seeking to serve…