Our Unchanging God

Our Unchanging God

January 3, 2017

Just recently I was driving on Hwy 88 between Hephzibah and Hwy 25 on an overcast and foggy day and thinking how much it reminded me of driving in The Netherlands during the winter months. Some of my fondest memories living abroad in The Netherlands was the winter season when we would frequent the...[more]

Why We Serve

Why We Serve

December 6, 2016

Growing up in Texas in a family of four boys sports was a big part of our family. I played football, baseball, tennis and soccer. The only sport I never played because I hated it was basketball. I still hate it. And then I was asked to assist with Upward this year. I must confess I was not overly...[more]

Why We Give

Why We Give

November 23, 2016

One of the greatest joys of serving as the assistant pastor at First Baptist Church in Waynesboro is to see how missions-centric our church is. I love hearing from our teams who go on short-term mission trips and how God has used that experience to grow them spiritually and increase their awareness...[more]

Why Do We Suffer?

Why Do We Suffer?

October 1, 2016

Elisabeth Elliot who was the wife of missionary martyr Jim Eliot who died in 1956 in Ecuador while attempting to evangelize the Huaorani people said about suffering, “I am not a theologian or a scholar, but I am very aware of the fact that pain is necessary to all of us. In my own life, I...[more]