August 30, 2014

Pastoral Nuggets: It’s Not Okay

Brother Aaron

Three words:  “It’s not okay.”  On the surface these don’t seem like very powerful words, do they?  But are they powerful words?  Yes!  When spoken and meant they are extremely powerful words.  But note what I said, “‘When spoken’ – ‘and meant’ they are extremely powerful words.” I submit to you today that somehow America seems to have lost her moral voice … [Read more...]

Fall Soccer at Glenloch Baptist Church

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(Glenloch) -- We are really excited to be kicking off Glenloch Soccer this Fall at GBC! We are starting Glenloch Soccer in an attempt to lower the participation cost for each student. While the cost will be going down , you can expect to see much of what you have seen over recent years at GBC. Devotions at your weekly practice Games on … [Read more...]

Flat Rock Campground – Revival 2014

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Flat Rock Campground - Revival 2014 (Hwy 34 West Franklin, GA) August 13th (Wednesday) – August 17th (Sunday) Services begin each night at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Mark your calendars, and be a part of a very special week at Flat Rock Campground. Pastor Brandon Brooks from Prospect Church (4134 Hwy 34, Franklin) invites you each night to join … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Which Team Are You On?

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In his book “Autopsy of a Deceased Church – Twelve Ways to Keep Yours Alive,” author Thom Rainer tells the following story regarding the 1980 United States Olympic hockey team:  “The United States hockey team was not supposed to have a chance in 1980. The Soviet Union seemed invincible and unbeatable. Their team included elite professionals who had played … [Read more...]

Award-Winning Christian Band to Perform at TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion

Big Daddy Weave will play at Callaway Stadium in Lagrange on Saturday, August 9 as part of the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion Event

(Lagrange, GA) -- Big Daddy Weave, a Dove Award-winning Christian band, will headline the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion hosted by Teaver Road Baptist Church in Lagrange. The local church is hoping to attract thousands of youth to the event at Callaway Stadium at Lagrange College. The concert will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014. “The goal of … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom (Part 3) The Next Generation

Brother Aaron

“Whoever wants the next generation in America the most - will get them” is a quote from my friend, Dr. Harris Malcom. (Harris played Kirk Cameron’s dad in the movie Fireproof.) When I heard Harris say this, it reverberated deep in my soul. It forced me to consider the possibility/truth that as Christians we have lost several generations and are losing the … [Read more...]

Elim Baptist Church Homecoming

Pictured above (L-R) are Dr. Steve Stewart and Rev. Norm Goss, Pastor at Elim Baptist Church

(Newnan, GA) -- Elim Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Evangelist, Dr. Steve Stewart will bring the message for the Sunday Homecoming worship service and for Elim's Revival. Revival starts at 7:00 p.m. each night, August 4-6. Everyone come ready to receive a blessing! Dr. Steve Stewart received his Bachelors … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom (Part 2)

Brother Aaron

Last week I started writing a series of columns on the subject: The Price of Freedom. In it I said, “The price of freedom in America is a debt that is never really paid in full. It is not a once and done deal. It has installments that each succeeding generation must decide whether or not to pay.” I am afraid that my generation and the succeeding … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom

Brother Aaron

It is the Fourth of July week as I write this column. Soon our beloved country will be in full celebration mode of Independence Day. Two hundred and thirty-eight years ago, a brave group of our Founding Fathers signed their names to a document, called The Declaration of Independence, that would change the course of human history. This document was the … [Read more...]

Lighthouse of Hope Farmer’s Market

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FARMERS MARKET WHAT: Fresh Produce and More! WHEN: Every Thursday - 8:00 AM until Noon WHERE: The Lighthouse of Hope parking lot ADDRESS: 357 Joe Stephens Rd., Franklin,GA HOW: FREE set up for farmers! WHY: Support your last local farmers! … [Read more...]