Is it Time to Leave your Current Church?

The statistics related to “church hopping” or “church shopping” are remarkable. The Barna Research Group reports that, each year, one out of every seven adult church attenders changes churches. One out of six regularly attends two or more local churches on a “rotating” basis. For some, these transitions are made for preferential reasons: a church’s […]

Gilmer County’s Acts 17 Moment

I have long clung to Acts 17:26-27 as two of the most encouraging verses in the whole Bible. “And he [God] made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and […]

Do We Really Need More Churches?

“Do we really need more churches?” This retort came from the man who was cutting my hair – right after I had finished explaining our family’s plans for planting Autumn Ridge Community Church in Ellijay, GA. Not wanting to say or do anything that might result in an “accidental” high-and-tight, I held my peace and […]