This week Pastor Gardner was away at Missionary Brendon’s ordination, and assistant Pastor Trent Cornwell was at a youth retreat. We finished Galatians chapter 1 with Children’s Pastor Robert Canfield. The title of the sermon was “The Gospel Message is God’s Message.” The Lord blessed our morning service with several families visiting the church. We […]
Ed and Beth de los Reyes – China Jesse and Faith Turpin – Indonesia Branch Family – South Africa Kevin and Beth White – Bolivia
Okay, we understand that the idea of a full night of jumping on trampolines at SkyZone may not sound like fun to you. Even if that is true, I bet you still would love to be involved in an event that would help our students share the Gospel with their friends and give them a […]
This Sunday we at Vision Baptist Church were able to see three children from our children’s ministry be baptized: Eli Mize, Austin Penrod, and Leah Harris. It is exciting to see how the Lord is working in the lives of these kids and in the lives of the church family. Pastor Gardner continued the series […]
We had 253 in attendance yesterday morning as we continued to study the book of Matthew. Pastor Gardner preached a great message on serving God, and how Christians should take every opportunity they can to use their lives making an eternal impact in the world. During the evening service, Vision Baptist Church was able to […]
Sunday morning progressed normally for Vision Baptist Church. The morning started with Sunday School, after which the church assembled into the auditorium for the main service. The service went well and Pastor Gardner preached a very encouraging message on, Living in Light of His Coming. In which he exhorted us to not worry about the […]
This Sunday we, at Vision Baptist Church, were able to see 195 people in Sunday School, and 265 in the main service. God is continuing to bless our efforts to reach the community surrounding us. The service went very well, Steve Morgan was able to fill in for Steven Cofield in leading the singing. It […]
The final service of our missions conference “The Regions Beyond” was this Sunday morning. There were 259 people in attendance, and after a weekend of hearing about the need for the gospel around the world, Bro. Dean Hamby preached a great message out of the gospel of Luke about the value of just one life. […]
There were 199 people at Vision during our Sunday School hour, and a total of 248 in our morning worship service! Continuing in Matthew chapter 23, Pastor Gardner preached on the hypocrisy of the Pharisees and the judgment that comes on false spiritual leaders. The Students of Vision did a tremendous job leading the student […]
Vision Baptist is a unique church, and that could not have been more evident than it was during yesterday’s service. Vision is a church that has given over a million dollars to foreign missions over the past nine years, in spite of needing a bigger building to meet in. Vision is a church that supports 48 missionaries, […]
What a blessing it was to be at Vision Baptist Church this week. There were over 200 people in our Adult Fellowship and Sunday School classes and it is apparent that God is greatly blessing and growing Vision Baptist Church. We were blessed to see Daniel Cooper, a young man who was saved a couple […]
This morning at Vision Baptist Church, we learned great truths about government and God from Matthew chapter 22. When the Pharisees and Sadducees came to entangle Jesus in a trap by asking Him questions about politics, Jesus responded in a way that teaches us many lessons. First, He acknowledged the government and each citizen’s responsibility to […]
We saw an answer to prayer yesterday as there were 204 people involved in our Sunday School and Adult Bible Fellowships! If you are not involved in one of our groups that meet each Sunday at 9:30 to study the Bible, come and join us next week! There are classes suited for every stage of […]
Our 5th of July tailgate turned out to be a huge success! We had plenty of food, fun, and fellowship to be enjoyed. Our young people also got involved in Tailgate Sunday! Their tailgate consisted of roast beef sliders and “decorate your own flag” cookies. Below are a few […]
VISIONNEWS-June 21 2015 We had 215 in attendance this Father’s Day Sunday! Each father received a “Donut for Dad” to show our appreciation for fathers and all that they do. Pastor Gardner preached on Matthew 20:20, and how Christians should view how serving Christ. As servants […]
We didn’t start the fire, but it is our job to help give you the tools you need to rekindle the flame that you had with your spouse. The speakers at this year’s marriage retreat have had almost a century of combined marriage experience. You need to plan on attending this year’s retreat where you […]
Your thought life affects every aspect of your life including your marriage. At this year’s marriage retreat Pastor Gardner will discuss from the Bible how you can control your thought life. Your attitude is often determined by your thoughts and your attitude will often determine your actions toward other people. Make sure that you register for this […]
Communication is an extremely important aspect of marriage. We need to know what the other is thinking and feeling. This need is often emphasized in books about marriage. However, what often gets ignored when we speak about communication is that God deserves to have the loudest voice in our marriage. In our long nights of […]
This year Jim and Sandy Roberts will be our guest speakers at the Couples Retreat. They will speak in the combined sessions about the challenges that you will face as you deal with raising children. It is our goal for you and your spouse to know Biblically how to face these challenges in a God-honoring way. Jim […]
Rules for Fighting Speaker: Austin Gardner Have you ever had a fight with your spouse? Maybe you said something or did something that you regret. This class will help you with some guidelines on how to fight with your spouse the right way.
Starting Fresh: Forgiving your Spouse Speaker: Austin Gardner Anytime you put two people together there will always be problems. Some problems will be great, and others will be small. This concept is true in your marriage as well. You will have problems, and if not properly dealt with these problems can turn into bitterness and […]
Thank you card from one of Vision’s newest missionaries, Jamie Smithey to Chile.
Thank you card from Matt Smith, our missionary to Morocco.
Thank you letter from the Canfield’s.
Jason King, our missionary to South Africa wrote the church a postcard giving an update of his support. Continue to pray for them as they travel on deputation.
Submitting to authority is submitting to God. March 1, 2015 Text: Romans 13 To help our parents stay informed about what their students are learning during the Student Bible Fellowship time at church we are providing an overview of the lesson from this Sunday for you. Submitting to authority is tough at any age, […]
Thank you card from Sam Wilson to Vision Baptist Church. We greatly enjoyed having him with us.
Here is a letter to Vision Baptist Church from the Witherell’s: Dear Bro. Gardner and Vision Baptist Church, Frances and I want to thank you very much for inviting us to your church last week, and for the great reception by your people. They are a wonderful bunch of people and one thing we […]
On March 15, 2015 Vision will be celebrating its 9th birthday. God has been so good to us. We currently have 20 missionary families that have been sent out in the past 9 years. God has allowed us to start a church in Norcross, Cobb County, and Cartersville. We have given over a $1 million to missions. […]
I hope you take the time and read our missionaries prayer letters. Click “here”
On the first Sunday of each month we have a Question and Answer Session at 5 pm led by Pastor Austin Gardner. We desire to be people who are real students of the Word of God. As we study we often have questions that would benefit the entire congregation to have answered. Also on those […]
Check out the thank you letter from Kevin and Beth White, our missionary family to Bolivia. Kevin White thank you letter
Please join us in welcoming our newest family to Vision Baptist Church. Last Sunday we were grateful for the opportunity to vote in Kevin, Lisa, Lauren, Stephen, Lee, and Noah as members of the church. Before joining they had faithfully served in Jefferson, GA. Kevin had served as the pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church. Many […]
Bulletin for the Week: VISIONNEWS: July 6th-2014 We had another wonderful Sunday! We were excited to see 191 people with us today being a holiday weekend, with several first time visitors. We were clearly taught from Matthew 9 how Jesus has the power to forgive sin! This is something we are very excited about! Not just […]
Genesis 45:5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life. Joseph wanted his brothers to see the big picture. God had allowed all that had happened in his life to take place for a greater purpose. God was allowing […]
Isaiah 45:6 That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else. He wants them to know from the east to the west that He is the only God that exists. A clear idea that Isaiah […]
Connect is one of the Adult Bible Fellowships that meet at 9:30 am before our morning worship service on Sundays. The class is designed to help young couples connect first of all to Christ and secondly to the community of other believers in our church. Below you will find an article written describing a new […]
Today, on Vision Sunday, we were privileged to see four of our people baptized. Congratulations to Lupe Sabala, Miguel and Joan Gonzales, and Destiny Cook for their step of obedience in believer’s baptism!
We just wanted to thank you for your gifts and your faithful support in 2013! We are happy to report that God has blessed us greatly last year. God has used our church to do great things to reach the world with the gospel. Our prayer is that God will continue to use our church […]
Yesterday was set aside, nationally, as Sanctity of Life Sunday. We whole heartedly agree with thousands of churches across America that this is an issue for which the Bible is not silent. We believe life begins at conception which means we believe that decisions made concerning the unborn are of the the utmost importance. We […]
On Sunday night, December the 29th, we were all honored to see Jeriel celebrate the fact he accepted Christ by being baptized. He was baptised by Ed De Los Reyes. Jeriel and his friends have been coming to church with Ed for the last 6 months. It was very exciting to get to meet so […]
We would like to welcome our newest members, the White family. Kevin and Beth White joined the Vision family this past Thursday. They are currently our missionaries in Bolivia. They have a great love for God, and we are very excited about them joining us! Please take time and welcome them to our family via […]
We would like to congratulate David Clapp and Nancy Gonzales for getting baptized this past Sunday! Their baptism serves as an outward sign of their inward belief in Jesus Christ. We are excited that they decided to take this important step in their walk with Christ. Please welcome them to the Vision family! Here is […]
As the faith promises continue to pour in from our staff missionaries around the world, as well as those who were out of town this week, the new total now stands at $103,230 (over $930 from last year’s). But it is hard to get excited over something it you don’t even know what it is! […]
It is nearly time for one of the most important times of year: our annual missions conference. This action packed week is a time for our church to meet new missionaries and learn about exciting ministries from around the World. In the coming weeks, much more information will be post on the website about the […]
Life is busy and crazy and you have a to-do list that is ten pages long. And we expect you to give up time to come to a Bible Expo! Will this conference really be worth your time? Below are two testimonies from some men about last years Bible Expo that shows you “Yes! It […]