Category Archives: The One Heart Challenge

God is Moving

Dear One Heart family, Today, I rejoice in my heart about our amazing church. God has truly blessed us in fantastic ways as we obey Him and follow His Word. As we get ready for Sunday, I am rejoicing at His hand on our ministry. *Three new classes launched 2 weeks ago and they are […]

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Engage 2016

Today I find myself remembering the key concepts of our mission strategy moving forward with ENGAGE–Believe God, Pray Passionately, Give Faithfully, and Go Obediently. As I reflect on those core concepts, I realize they are action steps to the Great Commission. In Acts 1, after Jesus had ascended, the angel asked the question–Why are you […]

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Don’t Shrink Back!

It is late on Saturday night and can’t sleep until I write this challenge. Tomorrow is the beginning of a new year of Sundays! It is 2016! The year God has allowed us to live and serve Him! The writer of Hebrews writes something quite interesting in 10:39. Here he states we are not of those who […]

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Wonderful Thought!

A very wonderful thought; today I think about the real amazing gifts in life we get. The blessing of true friends, real love and a grace filled life. This year if you think about these gifts then none need to be wrapped and put under a tree….they will all be connected to another tree–the cross. A […]

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Spring Forward!

I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some important items before the weekend hits! 1. TIME change happens this Sunday. Please spring your clocks forward one hour and be in church. Make a note now! 2. Mug and Muffin for all our ladies. An amazing time awaits all of our ladies and […]

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Focus

A mid week moment that hopefully will challenge your heart. Today as I was reading Psalm 27:4—David makes the statement…ONE thing I have asked of the Lord, that I will seek. His words reminded me of the need we all have to FOCUS! Imagine the difference in life if we focused on what is eternal […]

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Identity

I have a thought that captures my attention this morning so before I leave for work I wanted to write a few words. It seems in our confusing world IDENTITY has become confused with what we do or who we are or who we know. As I get older I realize more and more there […]

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Glorious!

Our annual Christmas Production is called Glorious and takes place on December 14 at 6:00 PM. This year’s production, hosted by OHC Praise, featuring wonderful music of Christmas, dancers, excellent costuming and tremendous lighting effects. It will be fun for the whole family!

Fall @ OHC

We have some many wonder things happening at OHC and especially this fall! We will kick it all the first weekend of August as STEP UP Sunday is August 3. That morning all OHC kids will promote. We are also using that Sunday to help promote our Sunday morning Bible Study classes. It will be […]

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Missions Weekend

I cannot tell you how excited I am about this upcoming Missions weekend at OHC! Many of you have already signed up for our Compassion in Action happening this Saturday. It is a time we will be ministering in many of the local mission organizations we support that day. Then on Sunday, November 3, we […]

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New Day Dawns at OHC!

New Day Dawns at One Heart! If you are reading this page you will soon realize that amazing things are happening at OHC. We have recently announced that we are acquiring the First Baptist Church of Norcross and they are joining in with us to accomplish God’s great purpose for the kingdom. We realize that the […]

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VBS and Romania

Good morning to the OHC family, It’s another amazing day that God has given each of us. This time last week over 120 were gathered at our church for VBS. A truly special time in the life of our church. Now, we are in the middle of a fantastic summer. This weekend we will see […]

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Big Oak Ranch

Dear One Heart Family,   In spite of torrential rain all weekend we had amazing services. God is so at work in our church! This Sunday will be amazing as we celebrate Mother’s Day and honor all of our ladies. We will also dedicate some precious little ones to Jesus!   NOW, I need you […]

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Being Overcomers

What an exciting year we have entered. Our focus is clear — We must overcome anything that comes our way! God has a clear direction from His Word and we are blessed to carefully study it together. I want to remind you that there are several key events coming up in the immediate future and […]

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It’s Coming!!

As we enter the final 12 days before Christmas I want to remind you of several exciting things and challenge your heart.  This coming Sunday, December 16,  we have communion—a beautiful part of our Christmas story because it allows us to look inside our hearts.  Make plans to experience it this Sunday at OHC!  We […]

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Christmas Challenge

Dear OHC family,   I love the month of December, the Christmas carols, the sharing of the real message of Jesus! This past Sunday we started an amazing month of ministry in our services. We had a wonderful attendance in both services and anticipate great services this coming Sunday. Make plans to be there now! […]

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Move This Summer!

Are we really asking you to move this summer? Well…sort of. While we are not asking you to move from your current dwelling place, we are asking you to consider putting your faith into action this summer. We are going to be talking all summer long about a new series called MOVE – Putting Your […]

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Praise God for Easter!

Dear One Heart family,   What an amazing day we had on Easter! Rooms overflowing with children….how I thank God for all who served. Worship center overflowing with chairs…how I thank God for so many who were here to experience Easter at OHC! Praise team leading us in amazing worship….focused on the victory we have […]

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Christmas at OHC

Christmas 2011 Dear One Heart family and friends, This Sunday we return to our regular schedule with services at 9:30 and 10:50! Please remember to be present at your respective service. As we move towards the Christmas season I want to make sure we don’t forget to be present each week. On Sunday–WAKE UP, STEP […]

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VBS Week

It is Vacation Bible School Week at One Heart. Would you join me in praying for great blessings in the lives of our children. It’s going to be a great week. Don’t miss this coming Sunday—it’s going to be a great day as we embark on a great summer. Yesterday—I shared about my dear friend […]

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May 14 and 15

I trust all is well in your life this week. I’m truly blessed as I think about all that God is up to at OHC. Our church is making a difference here and around the world. We are living out our vision to be- Authentic followers of Jesus, committed to impacting our world. I’m confident […]

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Place Workshop

Easter 2011 has been celebrated! What a glorious celebration of the Resurrection of our blessed Savior. I am glad you were here and to see many of you accompanied by family or friends or neighbors or associates. It was a GREAT day! Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection has given us life. A Resurrection life that we […]

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Easter 2011 is Upon Us!

Dear One Heart family and friends, Easter 2011 is upon us! The glorious celebration of the Resurrection of our blessed Savior. There is no greater day to be in His house than the day we gather to declare together HE IS RISEN! I’m thrilled by all the reports I’m hearing of folks inviting their friends, […]

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Coming in March

It has been a few weeks since I last wrote and it’s amazing how much has changed. At one moment we found ourselves in the middle of winter and now we feel the breeze of spring. Isn’t that just like life? We are moving along in a difficult chapter and all of a sudden we […]

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A New Challenge

Dear One Heart Family and Friends, I rejoice in all I see God doing in our midst! Yesterday we experienced another great day in His house. Usually I write and encourage your participation in the many exciting activities at OHC but today I want to simply challenge you as we move toward the end of […]

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Cabin Fever

Dear One Heart family and friends—Has cabin fever hit you yet? What an unusual week to live in Atlanta, Georgia! I’ve never seen anything like it and I’m confident I’ve never read so many students express a desire to go back to school! I have the perfect solution for this fever—a melt off over the […]

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One Service Sunday

Dear OHC family and friends, These two weeks of mission work have been so rewarding. I’ll be back Sunday, November 21st, to share with you some of the amazing testimonies of how God has moved. I’m so thankful for your prayers and love. I’m so grateful our church is focused on impacting the world. Don’t […]

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3-4-ONE@5 This Sunday

Dear OHC Family and Friends, We are now entering our very special three week emphasis on 3-4-ONE@ 5! This three Sunday emphasis gives us the opportunity to highlight three wonderful areas of our ministry and rejoice in His blessings over these last five years. Let me remind you that we are asking you to be present […]

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Fall Faithfulness

The Fall is coming Dear OHC family and friends We experienced this weekend the beginning of Fall as the temperatures dropped and the breeze began to blow.  It is an exciting time of the year that refreshes us and reminds us that with every change come new opportunities. I wanted to remind you that this […]

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Ministry Opportunities

Dear One Heart Family and Friends, This past Sunday was totally awesome! I have spoken with many of the visitors and they loved OHC. This fall is going to be great! We have some very important ministry opportunities coming up for OHC. First, We are blessed to host a special simulcast of the Beth Moore […]

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Open Your Heart

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them. And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was […]

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