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GCBC Sunday Worship is Moving – March 23

by Pastor Tom Scaife
God's Word... One Verse at a Time... for His Glory

Our Sunday Fellowship and Worship will move beginning March 23, 2014. Our new location will be: Hampton Inn, 915 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Cumming, GA 30041 Also on March 23 we are pleased to host a returning guest speaker, Dr. Stuart Scott. To learn more about Dr. Scott see our Feb. 27 announcement regarding this event.

Returning Guest – Dr. Stuart Scott

by Pastor Tom Scaife
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Sunday, March 23, 2014, Grace Community Bible Church is pleased to host returning guest speaker Dr. Stuart Scott. Dr. Stuart Scott teaches in the area of biblical counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He brings more than 30 years of experience in counseling and pastoral ministry, including nine years as associate […]

Upcoming Guest – Senior Pastor Carey Hardy

by Pastor Tom Scaife

Sunday, March 2, 2014 Grace Community Bible Church will host guest speaker Pastor Carey Hardy Pastor Hardy is Senior Pastor at Twin City Bible Church in Winston-Salem, NC. You may learn more about him on the Twin City Bible Church website under Leadership. Pastor Hardy will be speaking during our Preaching Service at 10:30 AM. […]

Super Bowl Fellowship – Feb. 2, 2014

by Pastor Tom Scaife

—  February 2, 2014  — Time to be Announced Please plan to join us for an evening of fellowship as we gather for the 2014 Super Bowl. Mark your calendars and look for more information to follow as we plan to get together in the Lightfoot’s home. Visit NY/NJ Host Committee’s website

Review – Redemption Accomplished and Applied – Recommended

by Pastor Tom Scaife

Redemption Accomplished and Applied Recommended Reading Access Pastor Tom Scaife’s review in PDF here. Redemption Accomplished and Applied by John Murray is a nourishing theological publication.  The author upholds the great and comforting doctrine of the atonement. Initially, Murray addresses the necessity of the atonement.  The atonement is motivated by the love of God for […]

Review – Saint Augustine Confessions – Recommended

by Pastor Tom Scaife
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Saint Augustine Confessions Recommended Reading Access PDF version of this review here. Saint Augustine Confessions is a recommended autobiography. Augustine depicts his life outside of Christ as a follower of lusts and the teachings of the Manichees, and then as a convert to Christ.  He possessed a powerful mind and his theology is weaved throughout […]

Review – Turning to God – Recommended

by Pastor Tom Scaife
Turning to God by David Wells book cover image

David Wells has written a challenging critique and historical overview of conversion. Turning to God addresses the method of modern day outreach crusades and evangelism. The publication is recommended as it teaches and reminds its readers that conversion is a supernatural work of God.

Conversion is supernatural because “without God’s saving action in Christ, it would not be possible.” The Holy Spirit accomplishes a “convincing work” so that conversion is “desirable.” And then He must supernaturally re-create and regenerate. God’s inspired Word provides “sinners the framework of truth to think.” Wells fittingly argues that without a supernatural work, men and women would not “desire to turn from sin” and “believe in Christ.” […]