Join me in welcoming our newest family to Vision Baptist Church. Alan, Sandra, Isaac, and Leah Harris. We are so glad to have you as part of Vision!
Posted on Austingardner.net Walking Like Who We Are Ephesians 4:1-3 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond […]
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Dear member and friend of Vision, I am very grateful to God for all that He is doing in our church. It is exciting to see Him slowly building the attendance of our church, saving souls, adding to our membership and allowing us to participate more and more in His work […]
Today Aaron and Anna Moriarty were baptized into the membership of Vision Baptist Church. Join me in welcoming them as our newest members. It is exciting to see God work in their lives and in the ministry here at Vision.
We are officially on full-time deputation! We are so excited that God wants to use us to plant churches and train Christian leaders in Spain. We have been preparing for this for 7 years, from Bible college, to working on the field, to training at Vision Baptist Church. When I look back at these years […]
Welcome Miguel and Liz Murillo and their daughter, Liz Andrea as our newest members. They serve as church planting missionaries in Arequipa, Peru through Vision Baptist Missions. Miguel also serves at the Peru Bible College. Betty and I have known Miguel since his teenage years. We were privileged to see God save both of them, […]
Join me in welcoming our newest member to Vision Baptist Church. Wil Lanum joined today. In all the rush today we did not get a picture but this is his facebook picture. I believe that God is going to use Wil greatly to help reach the world with the gospel message.
I was reminded that we needed to post an update on the Tolsons. I thank you so much for your prayers and interest. I am blessed that you reminded me. This is straight from their blog. I just copied and pasted but it will bring you up to date. 05.27.10 Update on Baby Tolson 5-27-10 […]
Dear Vision I love Resurrection Sunday or what is commonly called Easter Sunday. It is a time when everyone still stops to remember that Jesus died, was buried, and rose again. That is the gospel in outline form. Man sinned and deserved eternal punishment. God came and took on human flesh. Jesus the God man […]
Dear Vision, I am very excited about what God is doing at Vision, in and through all of us. Now let me remind you that Easter is coming. It is the day that more unchurched and lost people will attend church in the entire year. I want to ask you to be praying very seriously […]
Missionary Pastor Travis Snode has written the following on his blog. I want you to know that this would be a great opportunity for you. If you are out there and called to preach and just sitting on a pew why don’t you get up and get busy. No need in waiting for your pastor […]
Nece Pierce joined Vision last night. Nece and Steve were married just a little over a week ago. Nece is a super sweet lady, very much in love with the Lord Jesus. Please join me in welcoming Nece to Vision. Pray for her and Steve in their new marriage that God will use them greatly.
Dear Vision, Celebration Sunday is just around the corner. God has been so good to us to give us 4 years. He has done great things in our midst. I am looking forward to all that He has for our future until Jesus comes back for us. Be sure and get March 21st on your […]
Micah Rastelli is a real blessing to all of us here at Vision. He loves the Lord Jesus. He has been growing in grace in ways that we can all see. He carries an enormous load in our church. He does much of what is done in the sound booth. He works hard at getting […]
Dear Vision, First I want to thank all of you for being so kind to Betty. She has been the joy of my life now for over 37 years. You were so kind to honor her for her birthday. Thanks for the notes, the cards, and the gifts. I hope you are enjoying reading the […]
Dear Vision This was really a tremendous week that we just finished. To see our church ordain Mark Tolson to the ministry was a high light of our year. It is and has been a special time as we have watched God prepare His man for His work. You have had a part in that […]
Classes are cancelled today at the Our Generation Training Center due to the snow. It probably isn’t as beautiful as this picture where you are but it is very beautiful out today. Mark Tolson tried to get out of the drive way. He is from Ohio and he couldnâ€™t make it out of the driveway. […]
God blessed us with a wonderful new family today. Warren and Judy Frick became members of Vision. They are very godly people with many years in the ministry. Brother Warren has pastored for 22 years. I am sure that they are going to be greatly used in our church. Join me in welcoming them into […]
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Here are the links to get you started reading group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=274164381151&ref=nf or first chapter: http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=274164381151&topic=11966 or you can post in the comment section below what I already wrote here for the first chapter and do the same each day if you do not use facebook.
Today we begin reading the Bible through as a family and a church. This month we will just read Acts. There are 28 days in the month of February and 28 chapters in the book of Acts. Will you go with us on this journey through the book of Acts. We have a place on […]
God blessed with three new members today. Join me in welcoming: Wade and Kathy Williams moved here from Wisconsin and have blessed everyone that has gotten to know them. Heather Trojahn moved here from South Carolina and is already a great blessing. All three are wonderful people with a great heart to serve the Lord. […]
Dear Vision I am excited about the month of February. I hope you will get involved with me in several things. First, I hope you will read through the book of Acts with us. There are 28 days in February and 28 chapters in the book of Acts. I want to ask you as a […]
Jonathan and Heather Marks joined Vision Baptist Church tonight. We are so glad to have them as our newest members. They have come to study and prepare in the Our Generation Training Center. They feel that God has called them to go to Japan. They have two beautiful children, Nathan and Anna. I hope you […]
Bible reading is one of the most exciting and important things that I do everyday. I usually read through my Bible between 1 and 3 times each year. I do not do so out of guilt. I do not read it because I have to. I read it because I want to. God doesnâ€™t love […]
This Sunday Evening we will bring have our annual business meeting. You will get the financial report for the last 3 years and the proposed budget for 2010. You will hear of the plans for this coming year. You will meet our deacons in training, the world evangelism committee, Sunday School and Children’s workers. It […]
Dear Vision Thank you to everyone that has done so much over the last couple of months to make our move possible. I have watched wonderful people put in unbelievably long hours. Moving and cleaning everything in the last building was a real chore. It was hard to dedicate the necessary time to getting out […]
Ronald and Asunta Tubillas are members of Vision. Ronald serves as the Spanish Pastor of our church. He is a missionary from Peru to the Spanish people of our area. He has been in the states for a long time without a chance to visit home. A family in our church have really taken it […]
Today is Trent Cornwell’s birthday. He is our Student Pastor and Missions Mobilizer. He is a tremendous blessing to Vision Baptist Church and to me as his fellow laborer. I love this young man very much and am so grateful that God has allowed us to have a man that is so talented and capable. […]
Dear Vision, God has been so good to us. I am so thankful for this new building and the opportunities that He is giving us here. I am even more grateful for the hundreds of hours of work that so many of donated over the last few weeks. Every time I look out and see […]
Stephen and Ashlee Underwood joined Vision Baptist Church tonight in our midweek service. They are a super fine young couple that have come to study in the Our Generation Training Center. They will be preparing to be missionaries to South Africa. Join me in welcoming them as our newest members!
What happens if it snows for the service tonight? The answer is that we have a good crowd already here working on the building. Doors, walls, and painting are the changes just since Sunday. I believe you are going to love it. So if you are able to come we are going to have services. […]
Lord willing, this Sunday evening we will have our Question and Answer time. So you can get any questions you have into the guys in the office. You can email your questions to [email protected] or just hand write the question and give it to the men in the sound booth. Looking forward to a good […]
This is a draft of the letter that I am sending all of you that have given so sacrificially during 2009! Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Dear Vision Another year has ended. We all did all we can do in 2009, its over! I want to thank each one of you for your generosity towards the […]
Vision Baptist Church has a new home. Vision Baptist Church 1125 Alpha Drive Alpharetta, Georgia 30004 Phone 770-456-5881
Don’t miss our first service in the new building. It is going to be a wonderful day. I am really looking forward to what God is going to do among us. Be at the new building at 9:30 AM for Sunday School. All the adults will be together with the teens in the new auditorium. […]
On Thursdays we will begin meeting at 7 pm. That is so the children can get home and get to bed. The plan is to get the kids out by 8 pm. So the regular services will stay the same but Thursday evening will change to 7 pm from 7:15 pm. Thank you all for […]
Mark it down. We are in the process of updating all the web page information and Internet listings, but it will take a few hours and then maybe days for it to all filter through. Vision Baptist Church is now located at 1125 Alpha Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30004 The A in the flag is the […]
Tonight will be our last service in our current building. We will finish up the service, move more things, and in just a few short hours turn the building back over to its owner. So do not forget that our mid week service will be tonight, Tuesday, December 29, 2009. We will start at 7:15 […]
Dear Vision, Betty and I want to wish all of you a very special Merry Christmas. We love all of you so much and are so blessed to be allowed to serve you and Vision. This is actually our 4th Christmas back in the states. God has super, tremendously blessed us since we came back […]
Dear Vision, God is at work in our lives and ministries here at Vision. Over the last couple of weeks we have seen an unusual outpouring of His blessings on us as a church. He has sent some wonderful families. He has put a desire to work in the hearts of several of our people […]
Dear Vision, December is here. This is always a busy time of the year but 2009 is going to be one of those years that we will not forget. We, as a church, are going to be very busy and there is going to be a lot of change. First, our teen and adult Sunday […]
Today Ronald and Asunta Tubillas have been married 11 years. I am so very grateful to God for this very fine young man and woman. God has greatly used them over the years. He has a passion and love for the Lord like few others. He has always been a man of great character. God […]
Dear Vision, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. Done right it is about giving thanks to God. I love that. I am not really into the turkey day thing, the football and all that are ok but I really like to think about setting aside some time to just think and […]
Dear Vision, As we come to the close of the book of Ephesians we will begin to deal with Spiritual Warfare. There really is a devil. He really is evil. We really are involved in a war between Heaven and Hell. Satan is a powerful enemy. He works constantly to destroy good godly homes, ruin […]
We will be having our last Thanksgiving in our current building on Tuesday, November 24th. Have you marked your calendar to be with us? We will have a time of testimonies, sharing prayer requests, and praise to our God. I hope you will be part of this very special time. Get it on your calendar […]
On November 17, 2009 Vision Baptist Church will host the Georgian Independent Baptist Preacher’s Fellowship. The meeting will begin at 10 am. All preachers, missionaries, and pastors are invited to attend. Here is the address and map to get to the church: We will be honored to have Pastor Glenn Anderson from Liberty Baptist Tabernacle […]
Dear Vision I want to give you a very special thank you for the way you have been so good to me and my family over the past couple of weeks. Two weeks ago today I left after the morning service and sat with my dad pretty much until he died. My world seemed to […]
Dear Vision, I am sure that all of you are aware that one of our charter members and my dad is at Heaven’s door. Our young people sing a song that says “It is not Death to die, to leave this weary road, and join the saints who dwell on high, whoâ€™ve found their home […]
I have tried to move the more personal things from the Vision News over to a personal blog. I am writing updates about my dad and other things that are on my mind. I am using the other blog as my way of talking to pastors and missionaries, friends and family. I invite you to […]