Posts from August 2023

Posts from August 2023


Worshiping with Joy

What brings you joy? For some, it may be time on a vacation. Others might say that the start of college football season (WHOOP WHOOP), certain family or friends, a drive through the country in a particular car, time at a spa, music, or movies are what bring you joy. As you think about things that bring you joy, is worship something that is included on your list? Many of the other things that bring us joy evoke an emotional…
narrow path

Hard to Follow

  One of the great fallacies of discipleship is that once you become a follower of Jesus life gets easier. That’s just not true. Nowhere in the Bible are we promised that following Christ makes life easier. In fact, the Bible indicates that the exact opposite is true. Just consider what Jesus said in Matthew 7:13-14… Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by…
the buck stops here

The Buck Stops Here

Harry S. Truman – the 33rd president of the United States – had a sign on his desk which read, “The buck stops here.”  It refers to a slang expression from the game of poker.  The buck was a marker which was used to keep track of the person whose turn it was to deal.  If somebody didn’t want to do it, they could pass the buck to the next person at the table.  In his farewell address in January…

A Summer of Falling in Love

When the words “SCHOOL IS OUT” ring across the United States, kids everywhere begin cheering for joy. There is something about summer when you are in school that feels different. The total freedom to do whatever you want. Thankfully at the Buford church of Christ, many of our kids want to be an active part of the church! Due to this, we fill our BYG summer with opportunities to study, fellowship, serve, and grow! Our Summer theme this year was…