Pastor’s Blog

May
1

The April 19th Coronavirus Sermon

Posted by Danny Jones | 109 Comments »
Thank you for your overwhelming response to the April 19th Sermon. We are a country church in the suburbs of Gainesville, GA with an average attendance of 250 and a relatively small church staff. We apologize in advance if we are not able to respond to all of your calls, ... Continue

Apr
29

On Conspiracy Theories

Posted by Danny Jones | 51 Comments »
Last week,  Dr. Ed Stetzer who previously was the Executive Director for Lifeway Research (SBC) and who is now the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College wrote an article for "Christianity Today" called "On Christians Spreading Corona Conspiracies: Gullibility is not a Spiritual Gift."  He accuses Christian Republicans of being "the most ... Continue

Apr
22

What can we do ??

Posted by Danny Jones | 9 Comments »
After my Sunday Sermon from 2 Thessalonians 2 on how the "Mystery of Lawlessness" (i.e. The Anti-Christ) is "already at work" around us - I've been asked "What can we do?"  Jesus was asked that question regularly when He lived among us in body ~2000 years ago.  At that ... Continue

Apr
15

Holy Saturday

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As we complete another annual celebration and commemoration of Holy Week, we have studied the events in the life of our Lord on Palm Sunday, His teachings on Monday-Wednesday, the Last Supper - Lord's Supper on Thursday, His Crucifixion on Good Friday, and His Resurrection on Sunday - but what happened on Holy Saturday? While ... Continue

Apr
9

A Meditation for Good Friday

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A Meditation on the Crucifixion of Christ from the 4 Gospels: Jesus began His ministry by going to the Jordan River to be Baptized by John the Baptist. And when John saw  Him, he said  Joh 1:29 “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 3 Years ... Continue

Apr
8

The Babylonian Captivity of the Church

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There are certain events that happen in history that change what people know as "Normal."   There are watershed events that change the way we live and think and act and talk. Pearl Harbor in 1941,  Removing Prayer from School in 1962,  the Assassination of President Kennedy in 1963, the Civil ... Continue

Apr
1

Reflection on America’s Worst Pandemic

Posted by Danny Jones | 2 Comments »
America's worst pandemic was not the Coronavirus of 2020. It was the influenza pandemic of 1918. According to the CDC, over 675,000 Americans died during the 1918 Flu. As of March 31st, there have been 2,860 American who have died of Covid-19.  Also, in 1918, America was still involved in ... Continue

Mar
25

Coronavirus Update

Posted by Danny Jones | 4 Comments »
On March 16th, Pres. Trump issued some Coronavirus Guidelines restricting social gathering to 10 people or less and to maintain a minimum of 6 feet "social distancing" in order to "Slow the Spread of the Coronavirus." This order was to be in effect for 15 days (or until March 30th). ... Continue

Mar
10

Coronavirus

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On Wednesday Night, March 11th, we will discuss COVID-19 - also known as the Coronavirus. As of this writing there are over 113,000 cases of Coronavirus worldwide with 4014 deaths (26 deaths in the USA). So far, there has been very limited spread of this disease in the United States. ... Continue

Feb
24

The Personal Challenges of Ministry

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On Wednesday Night, Feb 26th, we will continue our "Winter Bible Study" from Second Corinthians and discuss the "The Personal Challenges of Ministry." In chapters 10 - 13, we see the Apostle Paul responding to some people at the church in Corinth who were accusing him of being a hypocrite, ... Continue