Fred O. Pitts
Fred O. Pitts became the Pastor of Ancient City Baptist Church in July 2017. Although life in the 21st century is complex, he believes the purpose of life can be summed up more simply in the answers Jesus gave when asked the greatest of the commandments: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Pastor Fred says, “The primary call in my life is seeking first the kingdom of God through pastoring and teaching. My passion is teaching God’s word in a manner that is both understandable and relevant. Primary emphases in my ministry are compassion and encouragement.”
Genesis 1.1; John 1.1-5
We have all asked deep questions of life: “Who am I?” “How did we get here?” “What is the meaning of life?” “What is my purpose?” “Is there a purpose?” The answers to such questions all begin with God. Whether we believe in God and what we believe about him—these determine all the other answers!
So, what is it the Bible teaches us about God? Surely, if we care to answer the deep questions, we must include what it teaches… and our response if we believe it. From the Bible, we learn…