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Be Prepared

This Summer the BYG is engaged in a series in which we’re studying the King of Kings entitled, “Lion of Judah.” In this series we’re studying major moments in the life of Christ somewhat through the lens of certain lines or moments from the classic movie Lion King. So far, we’ve learned about how Christ broke through the “circle of life” by being able to offer a new life through His death, we’ve also been able to learn from His…

The Head & the Heart

The Roman empire from centuries ago was (and is still) known for its massive military dominance over surrounding countries and enemies. Rome engaged better trained men on the battlefield, improved weaponry fit for their fighting style, and most of all, they were trained in superior tactics. Early on however, there existed one major systematic flaw that hamstrung them time and time again. At any given battle, on any given day, Rome employed two separate Generals who took turns leading the…
Moving On

Moving On, but Falling Back

Have you ever heard of the doorway effect before? More than likely it’s happened to you numerous times before in your life. It may have even happened to you this morning as you prepared for worship! The doorway effect is the psychological principle that explains why we often forget things after we walk into a new room. Science seems to prove that when we change our physical environments, as we simply transition from one room to the next, our thought…

Bible Class Recorded Video

Youth Minister & Leadership


Chad Allen

OVERSEES 5TH-8TH GRADE TEENS & WORSHIP SONG LEADERS Oversees Youth Devotionals and Events. Contact Chad to get involved in this age group. Let him know if you are interested in leading singing during worship.

J Hall

YOUTH MINISTER J Hall began working with our young people as Youth Minister on January 2, 2019. J and his wife Hannah came to Buford from the Central congregation in Tuscaloosa, AL where J was the Youth and Family Minister for 4 years. J is originally from Gardendale, AL and Hannah is from Nolensville, TN (Nashville area) where she grew up attending the Crieve Hall congregation. J and Hannah have been married 5 years. J and Hannah are both graduates…

Jack Thompson

OVERSEES 9TH-12TH GRADE TEENS Oversees Youth Devotionals, Events and Sunday Bible Classes. Contact Jack to get involved in this age group.
John Burnette

John Burnette

OVERSEES YOUTH MINISTRY Areas of Oversight: K-12th Grades, Buford Leadership Training BLT (Lads to Leaders), Camp Inagehi, VBS and Premarital Counseling.