OT19 | NT Connection (November 16)

NT Connect: Luke 11:29-32 Weekly Reading: 1 Kings 10-12, 2 Kings 16-18 One Greater Than Solomon When you hear the name “Solomon,” what comes to mind? “Wisdom” is probably among the first few words that entered into your thought process. Many people today recognize the name Solomon, but surely his name recognition today pales in … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (June 15)

NT Connect: Romans 3:21-26 Weekly Reading: Leviticus 16-19, 23 Day of Atonement In Old Testament times, the “Day of Atonement” was the holiest and most solemn day of the year. This was the one day of the year when the High Priest of Israel was permitted to enter into the holy of holies to atone … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (Feb. 2)

NT Connect: Galatians 3:1-29 Weekly Reading: Genesis 16-20 The One Promised to Abraham Last week in our Genesis reading, we saw that God made promises to Abraham regarding blessing, land, and offspring. Scripture tells us that in response, Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness (Gen.15:6). Abraham believed that God would keep … Continued

NT18 Scriptures:

This week Benji Lavender (Pastor of Global Initiatives) shares with us a reading from NT18 in Matthew 13.  Produced by Kim Nichols

Help My Unbelief: Hebrews 4:15

Benji Lavender (Missions Associate) shares a brief word about Jesus—our Great High Priest who sympathizes with us. Produced by Kim Nichols

Power of Resurrection: Addiction & Recovery

I love traveling abroad, but I hate jet-lag. When I returned from Thailand (which is 12 hours ahead of Georgia) last January, it took me at least a week to recover. Even though 2pm felt like 2am, the reality was—no matter how I felt—that I was in Georgia, the sun was still up, and I … Continued

Kingdom Lifestyle: Money

Some years ago, I learned a great word: boondoggle. It’s a funny word. Oftentimes, using it in conversation elicits a look of confusion or a giggle, as though the word was made up or used as onomatopoeia. But, in fact, boondoggle is a real word with a great definition: “work or activity that is wasteful … Continued

We Believe: Forgiveness of Sin

As we work through our series called, “We Believe,” it is vitally important that we not just profess what we believe but that we also actually believe it. It is important that we not just make assertions like, “We believe in the forgiveness of sin,” but that we also know why in fact this is … Continued

Advent 2016: Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace Show us mercy Prince of Peace Light of nations Advent Song by Micah Risinger Since the time God drove Adam and Eve out of the garden, our world has known conflict. Discord, quarrels and controversies divide our families and friends while rebellions and insurrections destroy societies from within. We hear of wars … Continued

God’s Blessing & Purpose

“Be still, and know that I am God……..I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”  Psalm 46:10 How often have we detached the first phrase of this verse from the second? Surely, many of us have found encouragement in this verse; to find peace and joy in the fact … Continued