Time. Money. Energy. As a single mom with two teenagers, It just seems like there’s never enough of any of those things. In fact, it felt hopeless. And I was exhausted. I was like, what’s the point? Then, two years ago, at the invitation of a friend, I found a group of people who had a direction for their lives. They had a purpose. And they helped me find mine too. And oddly enough, I really didn’t expect to find it there. The place was church. The time was Easter. That was MY new beginning.


From the outside looking in, it looked like I had the world at my feet -- like I had it all figured out. But when I got home ... alone ... all I would hear is the sound of my own voice in my head reminding me what a failure I am. I had to keep my life ... noisy - TV, Social Media, any distraction ... to drown it out. Then last year, I went with a friend to place where everything changed. I didn’t know how special it was at the time, but when I left there… for the first time in my life, I was quiet inside. I finally had peace and calm in a noisy world. The place was church. The time was Easter. That was MY new beginning.


I couldn't bear to tell them after all they had sacrificed for me to be there. My family had such great hopes for me when they sent me to college. But then I lost my scholarship. I was going to have to drop out of college. I was angry at myself, the system, and I guess God. A friend was on their way to a place I hadn’t been in a very long time. He invited me to go with him. I agreed. That's when everything changed. I was reminded again of what life is REALLY all about -- a truth I knew but had forgotten in the midst of my struggle. The place was church. The time was Easter. That was MY new beginning.


I had the Lexus, the gated community home, the vacation home ... everything the world tells you is important. I was at the top of my game. Pulling down six figures. I should have felt like I had arrived, right? But there was something missing. In fact, the emptiness was so desperate, I tried to fill it with things that almost destroyed me and everything I had built - you know… alcohol, sex, and well… stuff. Then, as a last ditch effort, I decided to go to a place on a hunch it MIGHT make a difference. It did. That big void in my heart got filled with purpose, peace… REAL life. The place was church. The time was Easter. That was MY new beginning.

Life Change Begins Easter Sunday

Join us Easter Sunday as we find the answer to beginning a new season of life. If you and your family are in need of something fresh in your lives, then you will definitely want to join us at Temple on April 16 at 11 AM. You will meet friendly people, enjoy uplifting music, and get a clear Biblical understanding of how to Start Your New Beginning.

Temple Baptist Church
2310 South Dixie Hwy.
Dalton, Georgia 30720

(706) 226-6785

email us at info@tbcmail.org