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Gentle Spirit Christian Church is an independent, affirming and progressive church serving metro Atlanta. We are open, positive and inclusive. We meet as The Church Without Walls on Sundays at 10:30am in Candler Park, first picnic pavilion. Founded in 1998, our core belief is that God has a passionate desire for a direct, unfettered relationship with each of us — and that no one or nothing should be able to get in the way of that.

Gentle Spirit Christian Church Rev. Paul M. Turner

    • Religion & Spirituality

Gentle Spirit Christian Church is an independent, affirming and progressive church serving metro Atlanta. We are open, positive and inclusive. We meet as The Church Without Walls on Sundays at 10:30am in Candler Park, first picnic pavilion. Founded in 1998, our core belief is that God has a passionate desire for a direct, unfettered relationship with each of us — and that no one or nothing should be able to get in the way of that.

    Growl, Whine and Complain

    Growl, Whine and Complain

    Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

    Reading: Luke 15:1-10

    They growled, “He takes in sinners and eats meals with them, treating them like old friends.” (Verse 3)

    What Makes a Disciple?

    What Makes a Disciple?

    Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Alyce Keener, Vicar

    Reading: Luke 14:25-33

    Simply put, if you’re not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people, and kiss it good-bye, you can’t be my disciple. (Verse 33)

    Be Yourself

    Be Yourself

    Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Alyce Keener, Vicar

    Reading: Luke 14:1, 7-14

    But if you’re content to be simply yourself, you will become more than yourself. (Verse 11)

    Frauds, Hypocrites and Liars

    Frauds, Hypocrites and Liars

    Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

    Reading: Luke 13:10-17

    But Jesus shot back, “You frauds! Each Sabbath every one of you regularly unties your cow or donkey from its stall, leads it out for water, and thinks nothing of it.” (Verse 15)

    It Is Not What You Think

    It Is Not What You Think

    Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

    Reading: Luke 12:49-56

    Do you think I came to smooth things over and make everything nice? Not so. I've come to disrupt and confront! (Verse 50)

    • 12 min
    Greed

    Greed

    Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

    Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

    Reading: Luke 12:13-21

    Speaking to the people, he went on, “Take care! Protect yourself against the least bit of greed. Life is not defined by what you have, even when you have a lot.” (Verse 15)

    • 13 min