Tuesday, November 17, 2015
"Why Do I Give Thanks ?"
The GOOD NEWS Worldwide www.thegoodnewsworldwide21.blogspot.com FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/stmarkbaptistchurchatlanta Sunday, November 15, 2015 “Why Do I Give Thanks ?” RELIGION: Local area church news (Troy Street Baptist Church, 227 Troy Street Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA 30314) During the month that we give thanks, one local area church truly embodies giving thanks and has an even greater appreciation of thanksgiving, despite their lights and gas being off. A small area church with very few members, but the heart of servitude giving all that they have to give to the least of these throughout Metro Atlanta. In one of the poorest areas of Atlanta, this church and its leaders, are impacting Metro Atlanta, the country and the world through evangelism and social media. The members are from all parts of Metro Atlanta and some are transplants from other parts of the country, led by GOD to impact a community that even Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr called one of the poorest communities in Atlanta before his assassination and unfortunately it still is. The leaders are diligently working on community and economic development to change the lives of the children, women, men and families within this community, making every sacrifice to make sure that those that are less fortunate don’t go hungry or without the bare necessities of life and human decency. As the members and guests sat in their coats, jackets, sweaters, and skull caps listened every so intensely to the powerful message brought forth by Prophet Tim A. Carter, the anointing of GOD fell upon the praise & worship, on all of the members, musicians, visitors, guests and the speaker. The shekinah glory of GOD fell upon the entire service from beginning to end. The message that Prophet Tim A. Carter brought forth was entitled, “Why Do I Give Thanks ?” He had members and visitors stand to express why they give GOD thanks despite the trials and tribulations in their personal life and at the church. Minister Chevian Dudley stood up and stated that this was the best service that she had experienced since becoming a member and the assistant pastor of the church, because it was real despite our discomfort of being cold with the church doors open to light the room along with candles situated throughout the church. Despite losing his mother on Friday, November 13, 2015, Bishop D. T. Garner, was able to have church service with church members, guests and visitors. I wonder how many believers and well established churches in West Atlanta, throughout Metro Atlanta, the country and the world that will help us like the word of GOD says as we help the least of these in this community. This is why the global Body of Christ is out of order which has the world out of order too. Organized religion isn’t working together like one body, with many parts. If we worked together, the world would be a better place. There would be more love in the world. I will give this out to area churches, believers, businesses and see who responds. I will then list every where it was submitted to and give you an update on who reached out to me to help me to help this church and other area churches struggling financially to keep their lights on, gas on and to keep the doors of the churches open to serve the least of these and to help them to continue doing good works in the West Atlanta community. Stay tuned.