Category Archives: Sports

Bryant Wright on Refugee Ministry and the Love of Christ

Bryant Wright on Refugee Ministry and the Love of Christ

Episode 4 of the When Heaven and Earth Collide podcast features Pastor Bryant Wright of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia talking about helping refugees experience the love of Christ. Wright and Johnson Ferry were thrust into the middle of controversy last December when they agreed to follow through on their commitment to sponsor… Continue Reading

When Football Becomes Idolatry: Dead Trees at Auburn’s Toomer’s Corner

Wow.  Again, wow. It just got real in the state of Alabama. Harvey Updike, 62, from Dadeville, AL was arrested early this morning for poisoning the famous oak trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn, AL.  These trees are very important to fans of Auburn University and they are traditionally rolled with toilet paper after big… Continue Reading

Gateway’s 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Is a Huge Success!

About 9 months ago, we had a big breakthrough in our church when we began to reach teenagers in our community for the first time.  Our youth group went on a mission trip to Houston and came back wanting to reach out to their neighbors. We started a Kid's Club on Sunday afternoons thinking that we… Continue Reading

LSU Team of the Decade?

I don’t have much to say about the game last night, except it is good to be an LSU Tiger fan. Very good. 2 National Titles in 5 years. Wow. I was very worried after we got behind 10-0 (I am naturally pessimistic), but then LSU just systematically took Ohio St. apart by scoring 31… Continue Reading