DULUTH – Starting June 1, Rhon Carter will be the new Worship and Music catalyst for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. Carter has served for the past seven years as the worship pastor at First Baptist Church Statesboro. A gifted pianist and singer, Carter grew up attending Hoboken Baptist Church with his family. Carter said […]
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Georgia Baptist Mission Board Executive Director W. Thomas Hammond, Jr. shares updates about the mission board’s financial status, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, and the potential new operating location for administrative staff of the GBMB. COURTESY/Mark Strange MCDONOUGH – The Georgia Baptist Convention Executive Committee met Tuesday, March 16, at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in McDonough, […]
Jimmy Baughcum, Associational Mission Strategist, is one of the team members collaborating on bringing the church planting network to fruition. Here, he is pictured (left) in a church planter training session with church planters KeeSoo Na, Gerald Gibson, and James Ajiboye. COURTESY/Jimmy Baughcum New Network – New Collaboration For even the casual reader of Baptist […]
Pastors and church leaders attended Pastors Day at the Capitol on Feb. 18, 2021. They heard from various legislators and political leaders who encouraged them to be aware of and involved in politics. COURTESY/Myriah Snyder Each year, Georgia Baptist pastors are invited to partake in Pastors Day at the Capitol. This year, saw about 140 […]
The Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s Pastor Wellness team will be rounded out with the addition of Andy Childs as a catalyst in the Northern Regions.
At the annual Legislative Breakfast, Pastor Anthony George, First Baptist Church of Atlanta, encouraged the 50 Georgia legislators in attendance to seek God’s wisdom. COURTESY/Mike Griffin ATLANTA – Public Affairs Representative Mike Griffin spends months out of the year at the Georgia State Capitol. He’s often seen speaking in hearings or interacting with legislators, but […]
Pastor Chris Pritchett is in his seventh year as a volunteer firefighter. He now serves as a first responder in a number of capacities: as pastor, firefighter, and chaplain. COURTESY/Chris Pritchett Pastors are often first responders in times of crisis. They are there during personal tragedies and community heartache. Pastor Chris Pritchett has allowed his […]
Chris and his family often work together during ministry events. Pictured left to right: Abby (17), Wendy, Chris, and Dillon (20). CHRIS TRENT/Special DULUTH – Chris Trent, a seasoned student pastor who has served churches in both Texas and Georgia, will be the Next Gen catalyst for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. His first day […]
Due to increasing concerns over the surge of COVID-19 cases in Georgia, the Georgia Baptist Mission Board has postponed or shifted some of its events online. The statement from the mission board reads: “We regret to inform you that COVID-19 continues to be a very significant issue across Georgia and presenting very dangerous circumstances that […]
The Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa has sold to Pine Cove Christian Camps, which is based out of Texas. The sale was made official on Dec. 22, 2020.