Cheek’s Challenge February 2020
It’s so easy in life for the enemy to cause us to doubt that what we are doing is making any difference. We cast vision, make plans and often those plans never “catch on” because there is little to no Execution of those plans. Then we begin to wonder, “Is it catching on?”

This time last year we began a journey to ask God for new vision and direction for our Association of Churches. Our mission and vision all wrapped into one statement is simply, “The Stone Mountain Association of Churches strengthens churches to mobilize and multiply in partnership to ignite spiritual awakening.”

 I’m pleased to share with you that I believe this statement is “catching on!”
Here’s some evidence and good news!
Strengthens Churches to Mobilize:  Our Student Leader Team has developed awesome plans for 2020!

SPLASH Day: Saturday, April 25, 2020. Save the date! Location is tbd. SPLASH ( S how P eople L ove A nd S hare H im! will be a day when students from our churches gather for worship and depart to serve our communities. All of our member and network churches are encouraged to bring their middle and high school students to participate. If you want to participate, email me and let me know at l   .

What’s At Steak Men’s Rally, Friday, August 21, 2020 Save the date! Location tbd. We are forming a Men’s Team to plan and execute a Steak Dinner for Men. I am believing God to send us 500 men to this event. From this event we plan to launch men’s Bible studies all over East Metro Atlanta! Can you imagine how our churches would be strengthened by 500 men leading our churches? 

Strengthens Churches to Multiply: We have 5 church planting teams that are being trained in our Church Planting School to go out from our existing churches into unreached neighborhoods and plant new church starts. These are men and women whom God has called to go out and start something new! Is God calling you? If so, let’s talk! Contact me at

It’s Catching on! I encourage you to lead your church to join us!
New Work Foundation Annual Banquet
Thursday, March 26th

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Peace Baptist Church
4000 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30032
Evangelism Opportunity
Counselors needed for those who might make salvation decisions at the Easter Sunrise Service on April 12th. This also makes great counsel training for church services!

You are only required to attend ONE Training.

Training Dates:
February 15, 2020 9 am - 11 am
February 29, 2020 9 am - 11 am

Training Location:
Bethany Baptist Church 2306 Bethany Church Rd. Snellville, GA 30039
Thank You for Giving in 2019
Upcoming Events
Trip to the Holy Land

Led by: Dr. Larry Cheek
Nov 1 – Nov 9, 2020
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Reserve the SMBAC Evangelism Trailer
Contains bounce houses, a popcorn machine and more! The cost to rent the trailer is $200 for a SMBA Church
$250 for non SMBA churches CLICK HERE
for a list of contents.
Volunteers Needed to assist with the Evangelism Trailer

Interested parties, please email
FEBRUARY ROUNDTABLES - CLICK HERE to view a full listing.

  • CATG Roundtable: Thurs. February 6th, 9-11am at CATG
  • Trininty Roundtable: Monday, February 10th 7-9pm at Trinity BC
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