On many mornings Dalton pastor Brian Branam reads through a Psalm on his back porch with as many as 60 people listening, though he is the only body present. Branam accomplished this through Periscope. Launched in March, more than a million users signed on for the app that allows live video through your phone. Since […]
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Truett-McConnell College President Emir Caner announced today that classes toward the school’s new Master of Arts in Theology degree will soon be available through First Baptist Church in Alpharetta.
Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor Tom Rush has been elected president of Ten Commandments Georgia to replace Jody Hice, the organization announced in a May 27 statement.
I was saddened by the email that Gerald Boutin passed away “at 0508 hours, Sunday, 24 May.” Mr. Boutin – who everyone knew as “Ol’ Hook” – remains one of my favorite story subjects over the years and an example that God’s grace can forgive more than man ever could. In Hook’s case the man he […]
“Most of our churches are declining numerically, and the ones plateaued are struggling financially. Members are getting older and with lower incomes it’s tough to find pastors – especially younger ones – to stay here.”
The need for extending an invitational following a sermon hasn’t changed, agreed a group of middle Georgia pastors recently, though the dynamics involved certainly have.
A March 29 accident involving the church van led to an adjustment for Martin Baptist pastor Roddy Turner’s Easter sermon, giving thanks for the children and ministry workers who survived the rollover off the Toccoa Bypass.
As it stands, health insurance would be covered through the end of the year. The potential of what happens after, though, is what has both Democrats and Republicans speaking out against the proposal.