IT’S ABOUT A RELATIONSHIP
“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well.”
God has a purpose for you and your life. He loves you and wants to help you because He is a good God. And because of that, His plans are better than your plans. You don’t have to be perfect. And you don’t have to measure up to some impossible religious standard to know Him.
“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,‘ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”
Through His death on the cross, and then coming back from the dead, Jesus took all of your wrong and gave you all of His right. If you believe that and commit to following Him, your life will never be the same. It’s as simple as repenting of your sin, declaring you want to follow Jesus, and believing He is who He says He is.
Believing in Jesus is the first step on the greatest journey of your life. You haven’t finished the race—you’ve just gotten started! Once you’ve made a decision to follow Jesus, some important next steps to take on your new journey of following Jesus Christ are:
Public declaration of your faith is a very important next step. We encourage you to share your story by video with the VL family and then to be baptized as your next step of obedience.
Watch some recent baptism stories shared at Vinings Lake
To sign up and find out more about baptism at Vinings Lake click here
Join a Starting Point group
Starting Point is a conversational environment where people can explore faith and experience community. Starting Point groups are a safe place for people with questions about faith, as well as those who want to learn about the Bible and Christianity. Groups meet for about 10 weeks and together explore the story of the Bible. One of the goals of Starting Point is to help participants find their places in the story. Go to Starting Point at Vinings Lake to sign up for our next starting point group.
Start a Bible reading plan
We suggest starting with reading plan from youversion.com.