ALIVE Blog

  • Every Sunday people ask me questions about our worship. Questions like: “What was that song we learned today? Who was that by? How do you decide what to sing?” One of my favorite questions to be asked is, “Why do you worship?”


  • I received bad news that day.
    The minute I got it, my thoughts started swirling.

    Everything seemed like it was in question my future, my identity, my security. I knew I needed to talk to someone, so I made a phone call, sent a couple of texts, met up with those closest to me. Within hours the encouragement was coming in and what had seemed like an insurmountable obstacle began to shrink


  • For the past several weeks, I’ve been counting down to today’s lunch.  I played it out in my head a million times, and I have to say today was so much more amazing than I imagined.  Today, some of our staff had the honor of having lunch with 20 of the most influential people in Pickens County.  Not only are they influential, but I watched them talk about their genuine love for the kids and the families they come in contact with every single day.  I wish you could have been in the room.  Any guesses on who we had lunch with?