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Georgia Church Sets New Course for At-Risk Children

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Photo: Children participating in the after-school SEEK ministry at Community Church of God.

By Carl Stagner

“Because of what’s going on in the school system, a lot of the parents haven’t even completed high school. Their children are geared to become what they see. How can you expect a generation to change if they see such a model set before them? So we said, it starts with our church.” Jason McClendon, pastor of Community Church of God in Macon, Georgia, has rallied his congregation to accept responsibility for the next generation. The change is already beginning to unfold. “If we help our children now, then in about twenty or thirty years, this will be a totally different community.” Continue reading