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Why Linger With Lot?

  In the Summer of 1950 the city of Flagstaff, Maine was a city about to be utterly and irreversibly destroyed by floodwaters. The local residents not only knew about it before hand, but they knew upwards to a year out of the city’s termination. The awaited flooding wasn’t because of some predicted force of nature, but rather the decision of man. The local government was building a hydroelectric dam near Flagstaff and had plans to purposefully flood the area…

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…

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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. He came to Buford from the Central congregation in Tuscaloosa, AL where he was the Youth and Family Minister for 4 years. J is originally from Gardendale, AL. J is a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University, in May 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Bible; with Minors in Youth & Family Studies and Psychology. J began his early ministry training as a Youth…

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.