Our Beginnings

Father and Son Elbert Eugene Spriggs, Sr. lived in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A factory worker and scoutmaster, Mr. Spriggs was well respected by all who knew him. His strong religious beliefs were...
In Chattanooga in 1975, the First Presbyterian Church on McCallie Avenue closed its doors with a sign stating, “Closed for the Super Bowl.” This was “Super Bowl Sunday”...
The early ‘70s would not have been such a special time in the Chattanooga area without The Yellow Deli. Remember those luscious fruit salads, great sandwiches, fresh salads, and homemade...
California, 1971. The Jesus Movement was in full swing. There was an excitement there such as Gene had never seen in all of his religious childhood. It was easy to get involved — praising the...
We are a spiritual brotherhood whose love for one another stretches across the boundaries of nationality, race, and culture. Our spiritual life and the love we share comes from the God who is love...