• The Bluff

    June 17, 2019

    The Bluff

    For the past four months, The Dock (Skyland’s youth ministry) has joined 7 Bridges to Recovery Ministries to pray over the homeless and provide sack lunches and hygiene items. Every Saturday, 7 Bridges takes two routes. These routes are the Bridge and the Bluff. We usually take the Bridge, which routes us ...

  • Ups and Downs

    June 11, 2019

    Ups and Downs

    From the Pastor’s Desk Surviving a trip to Six Flags with the youth has given me a deeper understanding of the ups and downs and twists of life. At times, we wish our lives could be like a simple train ride around the perimeter of the park, a simple whistle indicating when to ...

  • Youth Update

    May 17, 2019

    Youth Update

    One thing we do on Wednesday nights is that we gather around in the youth room to share different weekly topics. Typically, I read a Bible passage and ask a series of questions around how the verses apply to the youth’s everyday lives. Through these moments, we get to know one another’s ...

  • Journey of a Lifetime

    May 14, 2019

    Journey of a Lifetime

    From the Pastor’s Desk I was blessed to grow up in a Christian home. My parents are lifelong Methodists and always strove to give my sisters and me the best life they could. From my parents, I learned not just about faith, but about life and about how to live it in such ...

  • With and Without Christ

    May 1, 2019

    With and Without Christ

    I love Easter week. As we just celebrated Christ’s victory over death, I’m always taken back to that one Good Friday when I asked Jesus to take over my life. Going back in time, there was always a question that I would ask myself over and over. The question was: “If I ...

  • Push While We Pray

    April 22, 2019

    Push While We Pray

    The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you.” – Joshua 10:8 I was listening to a sermon not too long ago in which the pastor shared about the birth of his first child. ...

  • Loving the Different

    April 16, 2019

    Loving the Different

    “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt ...

  • Presencia

    April 1, 2019


    From the Pastor’s Desk As many of you know, we are partners in ministry with Presencia Atlanta. They share a space on the ground floor with Immigrant Hope. We were so pleased to hear that they are about to celebrate their 10th Anniversary. We rejoice with them and wanted to share some of ...

  • Growing the Family of God

    March 26, 2019

    Growing the Family of God

    “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” – Deuteronomy 6:6-7 I have been the Associate Pastor at Skyland ...

  • General Conference Briefing

    March 19, 2019

    General Conference Briefing

    From the Pastor’s Desk As many of you know, the Special Called session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church took place this past weekend. The church had four plans and a number of legislative proposals to consider related to the church’s ongoing debate over human sexuality, biblical authority and the ...

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