WELCOME BETH!! Welcome our newest missionary Beth Johnson. She will be a missionary to North Africa. She is Ben Johnson’s older sister and will be leaving for the field this Thursday.
We are very excited to welcome Tim and Alicia Caucutt as members of our church! They have recently moved here from Virginia where Tim had been serving as a recruiter for the Marines. We are grateful for his service to our country and his desire to serve our Lord through the ministries of the church. […]
Please welcome Vision’s newest family the Bice Family. Jason and Lauren have attended Vision for a while and decided to Vision their home church. Please and make sure you welcome them.
This Sunday evening Vision Baptist Church voted to welcome Kanon Bloom to our church family. Kanon is a student at the Our Generation Training Center and looks to go to the mission field to be a church planter. Join me in welcoming Kanon to the Vision family.
Last Sunday Vision Baptist Church accepted the Thomas and Seifu families to be part of the Vision Family. Haile and Valeria have been going to Vision now for almost two years now and this last Sunday they decided to make Vision their church. The Thomas’ moved to Cumming/Alpharetta […]
Join me by welcoming two new families to Vision. Last week we added Matt and Julianna Smith to the Vision family and this week week we added Trey and Rachel McCurry. The Lord is blessing Vision with wonderful couples. Please join me in welcoming the Smiths and the McCurrys.
We want to extend a warm welcome to our newest members, Philip Ferguson and John De Luz! Philip came down from Dayton, Ohio to study in the Our Generation program. John is local here in the Cumming area and was saved two years ago. We are very excited that these men have decided to become […]
This is such an exciting opportunity for the Come and See India team! It is a huge endeavor but we are excited to work with Fundamental Media on this project we both feel so strongly can be used of God to help awaken people to the incredible need in northern India. A God-given desire. I […]
Please join in welcoming Ms Sherry P. our newest member to the Vision family. Mrs Sherry has been coming to our church for some time now and she is always helping out in whatever she can. We are proud to have such a sweet lady to be part of our family. Welcome Ms Sherry.
Please pray with the pastoral staff of Vision Baptist Church. Here are some dreams and desires we have for this year as we launch as a church to do more for the cause of Christ. Yoke Fellow Families We would like to see a faithful family in our church connected with every missionary family in […]
Many of your who will be attending the Growing Together Couples Retreat know this beautiful young couple. To know this couple, is to love this couple. It is Pastor Tony Howeth and his wonderful wife, Mrs. Stacey. So here are the rules of the game. You do not have to attend the conference to […]
We would like to congratulate Victor Islas and Patty Islas as they took the first step of obedience in baptism. They accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior three months ago. Their baptism serves as an outward sign of their inward belief in Jesus Christ.
We would like to congratulate Luke and Lydia Littlefield and Joanna Bush, today, as they took the step of obedience through baptism. Their baptism serves as an outward sign of their inward belief in Jesus Christ.
We want to extend a warm welcome to our newest member, Sharon LaRocque! Mrs. LaRocque is very much involved in our church. She has a servant’s heart and we are very excited that she has decided to become a part of the Vision family. God is truly good to us and we are thankful to have […]
Help me welcome Katie Kruchkow who joined Sunday Night. Katie is our newest members and sister to Cindi Shane. She is a wonderful lady with a great love for Jesus. Katie, we want to wish you our warmest welcome.
I’m very much looking forward to being at Vision Baptist Church’s Marriage Seminar this upcoming Wednesday and Thursday. Pastor Gardner, like I, realizes the attacks on marriage today are more fierce than ever before. The problems and pressures of life have so infiltrated our relationships that many marriages are now either “throwing in the towel” […]
Last week God blessed Vision with five new members. Would you please take the time and welcome our new members. Shellie, Carol and Gabrielle Mcleaster joined the Vision Family on Sunday night. This family has already been a blessing to Vision. So please join me in welcoming them. Jacob Elzey is engaged to […]
Wayne and Lina Cooke are this week’s missionary spotlight. Wayne and Lina have been with the Vision Family now for over three years now. Wayne started our Content One Sunday School Class and has been used of God here at Vision. The Cookes are Church-Planting Missionaries that are currently on deputation going to the country […]
Missions Conference Missionary Spotlight is the Snode Family and Northwest Baptist Church. In June of 2004 Travis and Teri arrived in Northern Ireland. For the past seven years the two have been planting a church in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Northwest Baptist Church was organized in 2008 and has been seeking […]
Travis and Teri Snode are our staff missionaries to Northern Ireland. Travis was called to the mission field at the age of nine and since that time he has not let anything stand in his way. While he was a student at Crown College, Travis completed a six-month internship in Peru while Pastor Gardner was still a […]
This year, our community outreach has already tagged close to 2,300 doors, in only two month! We are very excited about this, and are on pace to tag over 13,000 doors in the community! Wouldn’t it be exciting to be a part of that? On February 25th, 39 different people from Vision gathered for a […]
Church building projects are always an exciting time, and it is always good to see expansions and improvements made to the church building. From the largest build out to the smallest improvement and project, it is always a great thing to see the Lord allow us to build an addition to the church building. We […]
Vacation Bible School is just around the corner, and so planning time has come. This Sunday, January 15, we will hold our first meeting. It is our planning session where we will be discussing some ideas and designating roles for this year’s VBS. If you are interested or know someone who is, please meet in […]
Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the LORD do that which is good in his sight. 1 Chronicles 19:13 God has called men to lead. To lead their families, their church, and their communities. But leadership requires courage, bravery, […]
Today, our church had the wonderful privilege to celebrate Pastor Ronald’s 40th birthday. Pastor Ronald was saved under the ministry of the Gardners while they were serving in Peru. His salvation completely changed his life and he soon enrolled in the Bible institute in Arequipa, Peru. After he graduated from the Bible college, he served […]
With the political elections coming up, it seems that every politician is telling everyone everything they want to hear. Many times, as Christians, we do the same thing. We don’t speak the truth over fear of upsetting people and causing problems. We become Christian politicians. Thursday night, Pastor Gardner delivered a powerful and convicting message […]
This Sunday, Pastor Gardner brought two messages that were very helpful with the Christmas season upon us. Sunday Morning Diving straight into John chapter seven, Pastor talked about the dangers Jesus faced as He lived out His mission on this Earth. Some Jews wanted to make him king. Others wanted to kill him. Even his […]
Last night, we had an awesome service at Vision Baptist Church. Every Thursday night at 7:00 pm, our church meets together for the mid-week service. Here is a brief update of what happened last night and a summary of our continuing journey through the book of John. Missionary Updates: It was great to hear from […]
Originally posted at AustinGardner.net Welcome to a description of the Vision Baptist Intern! Thank you for your interest in serving the Lord Jesus Christ through the ministry of Vision Baptist Church and the Our Generation Training Center. The Vision Baptist Internship provides an opportunity to experience day-to-day life in the Lord’s work while working on […]
Below is an excerpt from a post that was recently published on the Cumming Patch. I would like to encourage all of you to be in prayer for the students of N.F.H.S. It breaks my heart to hear that someones “story” on earth ended like this young mans. What is deeply convicted and should drive […]
The eighteenth century proved a turning point for Baptists in America. In 1700 they could count only 24 churches with 839 members. That number included all kinds of Baptists, fewer than half were Regular or mainline Baptists. And by the end of the century, Baptists had become the largest denomination in America, according to one […]
We believe in the ministry of the local church. Fact is that the term local church is redundant. It is our goal to see like minded churches started all over the world. Currently our 14 missionaries (all members of Vision Baptist Church) are aggressively being used to do that in several countries and around the […]
It is our desire to plant a church in Fulton County, Georgia within the next 8 months. The church is beginning to take steps directly towards that goal. Lord willing, Vision will begin supporting the church planting ministry as one of our home missionaries at $200 a month. We are also going to try to […]
Update on the Ministry: In September, we had an exciting time at our annual Harvest Service with guest preacher Graham Anderson. Also in September, we began our Bible Institute. We have on average about 6-8 students who are faithful every week. We are teaching Bible Doctrines, Methods of Bible Study, and Baptist Distinctives. In […]