Posts by Jim Burton:
ALEXANDRIA, VA (BP) — Dorothy McDaniel knew all about Navy life. The hardships. The sacrifices. The loneliness. The pride a family has for their family member’s service. So the day in 1967 a shiny black car pulled into her Norfolk driveway and two uniformed officers emerged, she knew. “Red is down,” one of the officers said. […]
The weather system that brought the current flooding to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, also affected Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama.
In a conversation with Amy, Carter told her that even though he didn’t want to go there, he couldn’t get Portland off his mind. “She would cry and say, ‘I can’t either.'”
What Couch and scores of Georgia Baptist youth ministers see in today’s youth is heartbreaking and opportunistic.
“When I see kids who are suffering like that, it reminds me of my own childhood.”
“We highlight missions, personal and corporate, and also highlight the mission work of the North American Mission Board (NAMB), the International Mission Board (IMB), and the Georgia Baptist Convention (GBC).”
STURGIS, S.D. (BP) — When Mike Cooper learned about the 2015 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from his pastor in Alaska he felt compelled to go. The veteran grocer had never been to a motorcycle rally, nor does he have a souped-up Harley-Davidson, but his determination wasn’t about the debauchery at the seven-day Sturgis Biker rally. Cooper wanted […]
For more than 2 million boys in Southern Baptist churches, the RA chapter was their connection to not just missions learning, but male mentoring, camp crafts, and adventure.
EASTMAN — In Troy Dykes’ pastoral study at Gresston Baptist Church, a white board has a written statement with questions. There’s a church on every corner. Why us? What makes us different? When Dykes began his pastoral tenure in January 2013, he expected challenges. What he didn’t expect was church revitalization as revival soon emerged […]