How a Big Steeple Church Is Becoming a Mission Church….Again

Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta birthed a vision in 1946 to plant a church in North Buckhead. The congregation saw this area as a mission field and a hub of future growth on the north side of Atlanta. Second-Ponce purchased property in 1947 on Wieuca Road with the vision of starting the new … More How a Big Steeple Church Is Becoming a Mission Church….Again

10 Reasons We Are Giving a Little Extra to Our Church This Year

Every year, my wife and I give a few gifts at the end of the year to non-profits, mission centers, and ministry groups with whom we have a close connection. And although we give regularly to our church throughout the year, we usually give an end-of-the-year gift to our church. This year we are giving … More 10 Reasons We Are Giving a Little Extra to Our Church This Year

Re-Aligning Staff for a Post-Pandemic Church

Long before we had ever heard of COVID-19, a paradigm shift was underway in the church. Although the pandemic did not trigger the paradigm shift, it certainly seems to be expediting the process. This paradigm shift will impact almost every facet of ministry, including the way we communicate, the way we plan worship, the way … More Re-Aligning Staff for a Post-Pandemic Church

Press On!

  Remarkably, I have been sleeping pretty good during the pandemic. But most mornings when I wake up, I must clarify my focus, adjust my attitude, and dig deep to retrieve my motivation. At 4:15 this past Monday morning, I awoke like an alarm clock had gone off in my head, and a song was … More Press On!