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The Rev. Dr. David Jones

The Rev. Dr. David Jones is senior pastor of Decatur First United Methodist Church, Decatur, GA.

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Decatur First United Methodist Church, Decatur, GA

The Rev. Dr. David Jones is senior pastor of Decatur First United Methodist Church, Decatur, GA.

Before coming to Decatur First in 2013, he was senior pastor of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta.


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David Jones: Games and Grace

The Rev. Dr. David Jones (UMC)

Back in 1991, when Billy Payne asked our Bishop to name a representative to the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, I got the nod. Every month for the next 5 years I met with representatives of 32 different religions and denominations who made up ACOG's Interfaith Advisory Committee.
 
Andy Young was one of its members. At our last meeting he said never before in history had 200 nations come together for any purpose! He read these words from Ephesians: "Christ is our peace. He has made us one, and has broken down the dividing wall of hostility."

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The Rev. Dr. David Jones

Everything Depends on Remembering

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10

3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year C

January 24, 2010

The Rev. Dr. David Jones (UMC)

In a novel entitled One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez tells the story of a small town in South America.  The name of the town was Macondo, and it was surrounded by a swamp, which accounted for its solitude.

One day a little girl wandered into Macondo.  She was fleeing her village, where there had been an outbreak of a plague that caused insomnia.  A family in Macondo took her in and later noticed that one of their daughters couldn't sleep.  The plague had followed the little girl to Macondo.

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