By Tom Crites Meet George Jetson (da-da-da, de-da-da-da), yes, that theme song is so catchy yet the only words in the song are the names of the family. I find myself often whistling it around my office. It is so jazzy, you cannot help but tap a toe when you hear it. Sixty years ago, […]
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By Tom Crites Strike up the theme song, meet George Jetson (da-da-da, de-da-da-da). Life in the 2060s, according to George Jetson, is exhausting and difficult. He must endure a laborious work week consisting of one hour of work, two days a week, turning his computer on and off. He is met daily with the inconveniences […]
By Tom Crites Meet George Jetson. His boy, Elroy. Daughter Judy. Jane his wife. Are you singing the Jetson’s theme song in your head now? I am. My Boomer parents actually watched the Jetsons in prime time, on a black and white tv tucked inside a huge cabinet. Little did they know they were peering into the future. Much […]
Pastor Jeremy Cox leads an outdoor service where several were baptized. DeBerry Baptist baptized 22 people during 2020, which is about 31 percent of the average attendance on a given Sunday before COVID-19. COURTESY/Jeremy Cox As the annual reports were coming in, I noticed a small number of churches that seemed to not miss a […]
Heritage Baptist Church in Calhoun, Ga., started a cross-making ministry that has allowed church members to share the gospel with the surrounding community. About 168 people were baptized by the church during 2020. COURTESY/Shane Parrott CALHOUN – As the Research Consultant for the mission board, I see all of the statistics from our Georgia Baptist […]
Imagine the bonds your church members can make as they participate in this ministry!
For those who have cancelled church services … you won’t be collecting any physical form of money on Sundays.