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"Christ the King: Paradox and Wisdom"

Sunday, November 26, 2017

David Rensberger reminds us that when we celebrate Christ the King, we must remember that he is a king of paradox. Matthew pictures him as a king who is encountered in his most vulnerable subjects, and who judges on the basis not only of justice but of compassion. When Ephesians says that he is seated at God's right hand with all things under his feet, and that he fills all in all, it portrays Christ in terms of divine Wisdom, through whom all creation came into being, and by whom it still is guided and filled with divine presence.  Click to watch.

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Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love

Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Should we be called the Oakhurst Baptist School of Radical Love? Leslie Withers challenges us to consider the answer to that question on Stewardship Sunday at Oakhurst Baptist Church. Click to watch.

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"Overflow"

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West explores the question, "How do we cultivate generosity of spirit when the world seems so mean and those with the least power seem to suffer most?" based on Luke 6:37-38.  Click to watch.

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"From Reform to Reborn"

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - Reformation Sunday

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West reminds us that we are descended from Gospel trouble-makers on Reformation Sunday.  Her sermon is based on John 3:1-8 and John 4:7-24.  Click to watch.

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The Turning Point

The Turning Point

Part I of The Continuing Struggle for Integrity

Third Avenue Films has captured in documentary form the changes and decisions that touched Atlanta, Decatur, and Oakhurst in a 23-minute film titled The Turning Point. Click to watch.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Pride Sunday

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Pride Sunday

Lucas Johnson preaches

Lucas Johnson preaches about Jacob and Saul. Both suffered from not understanding who they were; their lack of knowledge and lack of acceptance of the truth caused them harm and led them to harm others. When we root our identities in the wrong things, there can be destructive consequences. Click to listen or read more.

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World Communion Sunday

World Communion Sunday

October 1, 2017

Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West encourages us to serve God, the church, and the world in a way that enlivens us.  Click to watch.

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Rooted and Grounded in Love

Rooted and Grounded in Love

Stewardship 2018

That’s the theme for this year’s stewardship campaign.  When we are rooted and grounded in love, we can grow like grass, spreading our roots and sending up shoots far and wide.  Will you help ensure our growth by pledging your financial support for 2018?

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Testimonies to the Joy of Serving

Testimonies to the Joy of Serving

Why are Oakhurst members Mark Bumgardner, Sherrie Crow, and Bob Duvall so joyful? They've found a way to use their gifts to serve! Hear their stories about the joys of serving at Oakhurst Baptist Church.  Click to watch.

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Sunday

  • Church School 9:30 a.m.
  • Worship 11:00 a.m.
  • Youth Group 5:30 p.m.
    Youth Room

Fourth Sundays

  • Dinner 5:30 p.m.
    Fellowship Hall
  • Youth Group 6:30 p.m.
  • Committees 6:30 p.m.