College Football Down South and Irma

College Football Down South and Irma

So when you hear that phrase, it means fall and football season are at hand—along with a hurricane (or two). I’ve always loved college football season (yes, I use the word love inappropriately). I was raised on Georgia football. Go Dawgs! My early childhood and...
He Died Well, Because He Lived Well

He Died Well, Because He Lived Well

My dad, Glenn Walls, died on October 28th, and we laid his body to rest on October 31st. A few weeks ago he was diagnosed with MDS, a form of blood cancer, and then developed pneumonia. This all happened very quickly, and now I find myself reflecting on events of...
First Thoughts

First Thoughts

I am honored to begin serving as your Interim Pastor. In the weeks that lie ahead I look forward to opportunities for worship each Sunday. I also look forward to getting to know you. Ministry always moves down the road called relationship. So, tell me your name and...
Ministry with Youth Matters

Ministry with Youth Matters

In my previous congregation, my oldest son, Allen, received great blessings from the youth ministry team. His accountability group leader, Bill, invested significant time in mentoring Allen. Even when we moved to Augusta three years ago, Bill regularly texted Allen,...
To the Least of These

To the Least of These

Recently, my son needed a topic for a college English paper. I suggested he interview my dad and discuss his service in the army. So Allen drove the two hours to Greenville, SC, this past weekend to spend the night and interview his granddad. On the way home, Allen...