July 3, 2017

Today is Independence Day.

Last year I wrote about living in America as a Kingdom citizen. This year, I’m adding a few more thoughts. After the whirlwind of the Presidential Election, I’ve become even more convinced that there is a need to learn and appreciate the Ameri...

June 15, 2017

This was my second year to attend the SBC annual meeting. Being a younger pastor, it is always a joy to experience this event. The conversations are still new and relationships are fresh. This meeting in particular provided another opportunity to see old friends and me...

April 17, 2017

From one generation to the next, Christians are called to embody the gospel of Jesus Christ and pass on “the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.” (Jude 1:3). Particularly as Baptists we are living in the continuity of tradition, desiring to embrace the...

March 16, 2017

For many Americans Tuesday, November 8th, was an important day. It signaled a time for making America great again. Millions exercised their right by voting for the next President of the United States. For several months we witnessed political ads, watched political deb...

March 7, 2017

Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. – Martin Luther

I love to preach and teach God’s Word. I believe those who attend GCC...

February 20, 2017

To Be Honest:

Far too often, Christians are only known for what we are “against.” The unfortunate caricature comes to mind: an old white guy in a suit – spitting, sweating, screaming – Bible in one hand and his crooked finger pointed at sinners on their way to hell. Thi...

December 26, 2016

Christmas Day is behind us, the decorations are coming down off the houses, and the presents are all unwrapped. But yet the year isn’t officially over. We still have a few more days in 2016 until the calendar rolls over to 2017. If you’re like me, you’ve been thinking...

November 22, 2016

Ok I admit.

I’m only 28 years old and haven’t had the opportunity to read everything there is to read. I confess I cheated my way through school when it came to reading. To be honest it wasn’t until I became a Christian (age 17) and called into the ministry (age 18) tha...

July 23, 2016

For those who know me, I am a fan of Charlie Brown. Growing up I watched Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang play baseball and solve life’s problems. Each Christmas, as a family tradition, I get a Peanuts ornament to hang on the tree. I have countless Snoopy coffee...

July 7, 2016

At GCC we have three distinctive. We believe our goal is simple – to be a Christ Exalting Church. The means to that goal is being a Biblically Faithful church. This results in being a Family Oriented church.

We believe there are 3 convictions to being a Family Oriented...

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