Recreation

The pitter pattering of feet large and small, the "full belly" laughs, the raising of hands and the harmony of "Na Na Na nah nah nah" were all sights and sounds heard throughout JCBC this past week. Each night during VBS over 500 gathered to gear up for Christ and grow with God. We learned about Jesus' miracle with the fish and loaves while spreading love and hope to inner city Atlanta with 900 lunches. We learned memory verses such as John 5:17 " My father is working and I am working, too", and worked away while helping pack over...

I am one of that odd lot that actually enjoys running, especially long distances. That said, I can’t run even short distances any longer after running my knees into the proverbial ground, so I exist mainly on memories these days. My love affair with running began late in my freshman year of high school, although I began running very early in that school year. There’s a backstory: Our new basketball coach held tryouts in August, which is about the oddest time possible for a winter sport, but we soon found he had an ulterior motive. Turns out he didn’t have...

Okay I’ll admit it. I do have a favorite set of players on Saturdays at our soccer games. Our first hour is the Pre-K league where three-and-four-year-olds bounce around all over the field. I just love watching them play. I’m not real sure they know what they are doing --- it looks like organized chaos to me --- but they sure seem to have a good time doing it. This past Saturday the sun was just peeking over the pines out back of the church and the air was full of kids laughing and playing. These...