On this Sunday when we come face to face with ourselves, you are invited to be still enough to see the presence of the living Lord.

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A collection of our weekly sermons in transcript form. Audio versions will be available soon.

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The members and friends of Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church welcome all persons. We are a diverse community both racially and ethnically. We claim our rich history and are looking forward to an equally rich future.

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5312 West Mountain Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Office: 770 469 9767

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Love is the Proof

I John 5: 1-6

The two most difficult things to get straight in life are love and God. More often than not, the messes we make in our lives can be traced to our lack of integrating love and God.

The basic biblical conviction is that both love and God are intricately related. If we want to live with God we have to learn to love the right way. If we want to love the right way, we have to live with God the right way. God and love can’t be separated. Read more

Settled with being Unsettled

Psalm 4

Settled with being unsettled. That’s a phrase from one of the third year seminary students I know. She is crazy with so many people asking her what she is doing after graduation. She said, I am just settled with being unsettled.

This Psalm 4 is also settled with being unsettled. We remember when we read from the book of Psalms, we are reading from the Jewish songbook. Today, we who do the reading however, read these Psalms differently because of Jesus. Read more

For God So Loves; John 3: 14-21

John 3                                               For God So Loves…You

It is one of the best known and best loved verses in the Bible: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” If you grew up going to Sunday School, you cannot remember a time when you did know this particular verse of scripture.

It is and has been the center of many Vacation Bible Schools and sermons – and is frequently lifted up as the perfect summation of Christian faith. Read more