Pastor’s Blog

Feb
18

Next 10 Years at Northlake?

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We live in a rapidly changing world.  I recently attended a briefing at the Georgia Baptist Convention where various researchers reported on what Georgia will look like in 2020.  Their data came from the US Census Bureau, the Atlanta Regional Commission, the North American Mission Board (SBC) and the International Mission Board ... Continue

Feb
17

“Leap of Faith” summary

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Is FAITH a LEAP into the UNKNOWN? How many have SEEN GOD.. Jesus Christ?   None!        So it's also a "Blind" Leap HOW do you KNOW God is There to catch you?  "Bible Says So?"  Muslims have a book that Says Allah is out there...  Hindus have Books that say Brahman is ... Continue

Feb
14

Is Faith a Leap into the Unknown?

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Recently, I heard a radio commercial for a church that included the following illustration:   The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance of greater than 30 feet. Yet these magnificent creatures can be kept in an enclosure in any zoo with a ... Continue

Feb
10

Is Jesus the Only Way? (Follow up)

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TV interview of Billy Graham by Robert Schuller - May 31, 1997.  Schuller: Tell me, what do you think is the future of Christianity? Graham: Well, Christianity and being a true believer--you know, I think there's the Body of Christ. This comes from all the Christian groups around the world, outside the Christian groups. ... Continue

Feb
7

Is Jesus the Only Way?

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I recently received an email and a link to a Youtube video where Billy Graham and Robert Shuller were talking with each other  and Billy Graham said ..."what God is doing today, He's calling people out of the world for His name, whether they come from the Muslim world, or ... Continue

Feb
3

Women in Ministry (Summary)

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There are many avenues for women to minister in the church. Women's ministries, Children's ministries, Education ministries, Counselling ministries... just to name a few.  The only restrictions in scripture are pastors, deacons, and other roles that would require women to be "in authority" over men. The real issue of Women ... Continue

Jan
28

Women in Ministry

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Back in November, the Georgia Baptist Convention (GBC) meeting in Albany, GA withdrew fellowship from the Druid Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta because the church has a female co-pastor. Mimi Walker & her husband, Graham, have been serving the church since 2008. Druid Hills Baptist Church has played a huge ... Continue

Jan
27

Response to “Radical”

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Let me begin our discussion by saying that I LIKE David Platt.  I had heard him preach and I've read his book. We have a couple of couples who were raised in Northlake BC who have moved to Alabama and are members of the church that David leads - so ... Continue

Jan
24

“Radical” Christianity

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     Last year, David Platt who is the pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, a 4000 member SBC Church in Birmingham, AL, wrote a book called "Radical" that has really caused alot of discussion in the Christian community. The book is a challenge to American Christians who have unwittingly ... Continue

Jan
20

Critique of Environmentalism

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On Wednesday night, Jan 19th,  we discussed the environmentalist curriculum for churches called "Let there be... stuff."             In 2007,  some Environmentalists produced a video called The Story of Stuff with the basic message that "the Earth is in trouble because of our ravenous relationship with our stuff."  The video follows the ... Continue

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