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About Jonathan Adams

Jonathan Adams is the Co-Lead Pastor of The Village Church at Vinings. He and his wife, Jana, currently reside in Atlanta, GA, with their three Children, Noah, Lily and Caleb. Jonathan is also the the Director of Development for Sixty Feet, an NGO in Uganda, rescuing orphan children from the slavery of prison.

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    Hopelessly Devoted: Luke Chapter Fifteen Verses Seventeen through Twenty Four

    This morning’s devotion comes from Jonathan Adams: 17 “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 18 I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before […]

    Hopelessly Devoted (to Tony): No Longer an Orphan

    Recently, while serving in Kampala, Uganda with one of my favorite ministries, Sixty Feet, I was reminded of a story I once heard from my friend, Jim Gash. The story is called Starfish and goes like this: Once upon a time, there was a man who used to go to the ocean to do his […]

    Prone to Wander…from the Pickle Jar?

    A few Sundays ago, I preached a sermon on Galatians 1:11-24, and we had a rough landing. It was one of those Sundays where I felt the plane take off perfectly, maintaining altitude for most of the sermon, but somewhere along the descent we hit turbulence. As I drove home that day I asked myself, […]

    The 80s: A ‘Me’ Decade of Law-Gospel-Love

    This one comes to us from our good friend Jonathan Adams: Minding my own business at the local Starbucks this morning, everyone’s favorite high brow publication, USA Today, grabbed my eye, specifically, an article entitled “We’d Zap Back To The 80’s, If We Could” written in conjunction with National Geographic’s new documentary “The ’80s: The […]

    From This American Life: When Freedom Means Getting Caught

    This comes from Jonathan Adams, co-pastor at Village Church Vinings in Atlanta, GA. A few Saturdays back I was taking my weekend run and listening to my favorite radio show This American Life.   This time it was Episode 477: “Getting Away With It.” Famous host Ira Glass had just finished the Prologue and already […]

    The Guilty Heart of a Ghetto Dependent: Justice for the Sake of Peace

    This one comes to us from none other than Jonathan Adams: “Just before Christmas 2010, a 36-year-old black man, Trevell Coleman, walks into a police station in Harlem and tells the cops that something’s been troubling him. He was involved in a shooting many years ago, sixteen or seventeen years ago, and has information they […]