• God’s Timing, God’s Heart, Our Faith – Eddie Conkle

    During these days we have gotten an opportunity to meet as the staff of One Heart Church at least two times during the week. They have become so special to me, times of real refreshing. Most meetings include a large amount of time in the scriptures and the other day, our Senior Pastor Gearl Spicer, shared a few passages that I want to discuss further. The first passage is Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8. Read that passage now. The first thought we consider is the fact that there is a time for everything. We see in verse two a time to be […]

  • Confidence in a Confounding Time – Gearl Spicer

    Are you operating with confidence in the midst of this crisis? Often a crisis can lead to a time of uncertainty and a lack of confidence. As we look at these passages in Philippians, we can see that Paul writes about this very subject. You can actually gain confidence during times of crisis if you have the right perspective.  Disruptions can lead to direction while challenges can lead to conviction. Frustration can lead to Focus and emotion lead to wisdom. Let’s look at these passages. “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work […]

  • Intimate Encounters of Prayer – Gearl Spicer

    Do you remember your mom praying? What do you recall about your most intimate encounters with God? Did you know that intimate prayer changes our direction? It can move us from anxiety to peace, from issues to identity, from pain to purpose and from selfishness to glory. All this happens because of the power or prayer in our lives. Let’s look at 3 key verses about prayer. “Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.” John […]

  • Imitators of God – Kim Day

    Imitators of God – Kim Day During one of our staff meetings, Pastor Gearl led us to Ephesians to challenge us to walk in love! Ephesians 5:1-2 says “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma”. God is love! And when we choose to follow Him, we must also be love. But it’s more than just loving those who we want to love and who are easy to love. We must go beyond […]

  • Destined for Victory – Gearl Spicer

    Destined for Victory Can I win in this life? For some of you this might be an interesting question right now? But I can assure you that we have all asked this question at some point in our lives. We all deal with “things.” Momentary defeat steals our long-term perspective. Doubt disables our direction in life and deception rules a defeated heart. What does the Bible say about this? Can we have victory? Look at the following three verses with me. In John 16:33 Jesus shares a tremendous promise. “These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me […]

  • Focused on His Faithfulness – Gearl Spicer

    1 Thessalonians 5:14-22,24 How can we be sure that we don’t quench the Spirit during these days? How can we be sure that we don’t take the energy out of all that He is doing and speaking to us? From this passage, we know that we must do three major things: We must be sure to maintain sensitivity to the things around us. The Holy Spirit will keep us sensitive to what He is doing! We must examine carefully that we’re not making assumptions. Don’t assume anything from all that you are hearing. Let God be the One who speaks […]

  • Experiencing True Love – Gearl Spicer

    Experiencing True Love Let me start by asking you a question. How would you describe God’s love? That could certainly be a daunting task. Many would describe a moment in time when they felt His love. Some may have a person that comes to mind who shows the Love of God in everything they do. As believers we may describe the Love of God in many ways and we can look to God’s Word for many scriptures and stories that help us understand it. There are many keys to understanding His love. These all can be seen throughout the Bible. […]

  • Questions – Jack Wheatley

    Questions Questions are important during these days and asking the right questions, even more so. Some answers to all our question elude us but some answers are readily available. For instance, we do not know “when” we will be able to get back to normal, but we know “how.” When we are given the green light to come together again, we will do so at 706 North Peachtree in worship! I cannot wait! This week in an online meeting I attended I was challenged by some scripture as it relates to the questions, we all face today. I wanted to […]

  • Grasping a Complete Joy – Gearl Spicer

    Grasping a Complete Joy Let’s face it, we often settle for less. We get in a big hurry or we think we need something right away. God has given us an incredible opportunity to be still and to listen to Him and believe we should not settle for anything. Did you know that He desires we have joy in even the most difficult of circumstances? Every challenge we face is a chance to experience real joy. Joy is a deep delight transcending any situation. Take a look at three scriptures that relate to joy in our lives. “These things I […]

  • Axis of a Living Faith

    Axis–defined–real or imaginary line of which something rotates The line can be imaginary but it still exists!  How we identify our axis determines the power of our true faith.  God provided Jesus to all of us that would become our axis of life.  He is not imaginary but truly visible in our lives. That real line aligns our hearts with His purpose.  A few weeks ago I shared a question posed by a dear friend: Can we trust His purpose when we don’t understand His plans?  We can certainly trust Him if our axis is Jesus.   Last week I shared a great quote on our weekly […]