Uncategorized

Announcements for February 10

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES MEMBERSHIP CLASS: Interested in becoming a Member of GABC? A Foundations of Membership Class will be held TODAY, February 10, from 1-4 pm in Room 102. This class covers our faith and practice. It is open to anyone wishing to learn more about life at GABC. Register at gabcames.org/membership or contact our church office (info@gabcames.org) BIBLE STUDIES: GABC Men’s […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

THE PATH TO HOPE The world has more refugees today than ever before in recorded history. They’re on the move across dangerous seas. They’re trekking on foot over mountain ranges. They’re trying to create a life for themselves in a new country with nothing but the clothes on their back. And in the midst of […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

KEEPING THE WELL FROM RUNNING DRY At the end of a beaten-up road in Tanzania, a small hospital occasionally gets as full as it can get, and then runs on empty. In the past, it’s had moments where sick children slept two or three to a bed. It’s had moments where anesthetic drugs for C-sections […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

COMING BACK CHANGED Keith Wieser said he’s found a surefire way to develop courage in sharing your faith—go to East Asia. Over the past three years, more than 80 students have participated in his church’s partnership with IMB workers in that region, going there to serve for 10 weeks in the summer or two weeks […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

NOT A “FLASH IN THE PAN” J.D. Greear says his church’s partnership with IMB missionaries is more than just a partnership—it’s a front-row seat to some of God’s most exciting work in hard-to-reach places. “The most significant things in the world are happening through the church that God is building,,” said J.D., pastor of The […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

A PIECE OF THE PUZZLE Every single week, Pastor Fabio in Brazil makes it into the prayers of a few hundred people in Kentucky. Chris Platt, pastor of Highland Baptist Church in Shelbyville, says that’s because they’ve met Fabio—and that in turn has made missions personal. Ever since Chris’s church partnered with the work of […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

A “MIRACLE” PARTNERSHIP Four years ago when IMB worker Edwin Feather (name changed) set out to reach a large city in Southeast Asia, Daniel Tuchez was there. Daniel’s team wasn’t just the first Hispanic missions team to partner with Edwin in that city; it was the first team, period. And Daniel, who serves as pastor […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Emphasis

A SMALL CHURCH’S BIG DREAM A few years ago, Pastor Steve Lakin’s small church took a big leap of faith. They had a large budget surplus, and they weren’t sure how to use it. But after some praying and dreaming, First Baptist Church of Andersonville, Tennessee, congregation of 125, decided to commit to something radical. […]

Continue Reading

Service Preview for Lessons & Carols

Procession Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming Reading for the Second Sunday in Advent Lesson One Genesis 3:8-15 8 And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the […]

Continue Reading

Lottie Moon Missions Emphasis

LOSING YOURSELF FOR THE LOST Larry Pepper was on a trajectory. He was a NASA flight surgeon who was good at this job, active in his church, involved as a dad—and possibly headed for space. It wouldn’t be long before he ended up as a candidate finalist for a space mission. But God interrupted his […]

Continue Reading