Baptist Life

MOULTRIE, Ga – Pastor Matt Greene stressed the need to pray and prepare in the months leading up to revival services at Kingwood Baptist Church. The results were remarkable.

ATHENS, Ga. – Audrey Kittila relishes taking on new challenges. That’s what landed her on stage at the Miss University of Georgia competition. “I didn’t think I’d actually win, I had never competed before,” the 19-year-old from Milton, Ga., said. 

NASHVILLE (BP) – Willie McLaurin will be the interim president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee. The EC officers made the announcement Tuesday.

SNELLVILLE, Ga. – Church music has gone through many transitions through the years. Many have suffered through the transitions, because new music and different styles failed to suit their preference, but there is a beauty and power to Biblically based music that exalts the Lord.

DULUTH, Ga. – One of the most biblical, helpful, and productive things a skilled leader and mature Christian can do is disciple or mentor young believers or growing Christians. The Apostle Paul admonished Timothy, writing, “Therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the thing that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (II Tim. 2:1-2).

HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. – As darkness settled over the Browndale Plantation in Hawkinsville, a group of about 25 people prepared for one of the South’s oldest traditions, a coon hunt, arranged by a Georgia ministry that seeks to strengthen families by bringing them into the great outdoors.

DULUTH, Ga. – The "Next Gen" team at the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, aware of concerning research into the spiritual struggles that teens face, is committed to helping churches develop strong student ministries.

ATLANTA – The hope of America is in the hands of her pastors, says a former U.S. Army Ranger who rose to fame in the aftermath of the Battle of Mogadishu, an intense 18-hour firefight in Somalia that was chronicled in the book and movie Black Hawk Down.

NASHVILLE (BP) – Jeff Pearson’s tenure as chief financial officer of the SBC Executive Committee will come to an end Feb. 15. Pearson made the announcement to EC Chairman Rolland Slade in a letter on Tuesday.

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jeff Struecker has a powerful message about the importance of the gospel to share with pastors and government officials who will gather for a prayer breakfast at the state Capitol on Thursday.

RABUN GAP, Ga. – Churches in the Rabun County Baptist Association have delivered a truckload of household supplies for Afghan refugees who have arrived in Georgia after fleeing their homeland when American troops were withdrawn last year.

LOCUST GROVE, Ga. – Joey Seabolt has been described as “a loving pastor,” “a gospel-centered preacher,” and “a faithful servant.”

SANTA ANA, Calif. (BP) – Afghanistan tops Open Doors' 2022 Watch List of top countries for Christian persecution, sending to second place North Korea which had held the top spot for 20 years.

MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Not all students at Brewton-Parker College, a conservative Baptist school in southern Georgia, are Christians when they enroll, but, says President Steven Echols, the hope is that they will be by the time they graduate.

MAYFIELD, Ky. (BP) – Members of one of the oldest churches and the only African American Southern Baptist church in Mayfield are finding ways to look ahead despite the sorrow of the Dec. 10 storms that brought significant damage to their small town.

WASHINGTON (BP) – The late Martin Luther King Jr. called the church the “conscience of the state” during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

ATLANTA, Ga. – Pastor Josh Saefkow stood at the front of the Senate chamber earlier this week, leading a time of devotion that he concluded by declaring Jesus as King of Kings.

KENNESAW – Some college students spend the winter break going to NCAA football bowl games. Others veg out in front of the television and catch up on Netflix. Others party hardy into the wee hours of the morning. And yet others are very content to spend a couple of weeks at home with their families.

DULUTH, Ga. – Season 1 of The Chosen, a Christian TV show depicting the life of Christ and his disciples, has been added to the lineup at ACT2, the Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s alternative to network television.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pastors face unique difficulties inherent in their career, but what are their greatest needs? Pastors themselves say they're most concerned about seeing their churchgoers grow spiritually and making connections with those outside of their churches.

NASHVILLE (BP) – Officers of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee will meet with EC vice presidents by the end of January, with a recommendation for one of them to serve as interim president coming at the Executive Committee’s February meeting, EC Chairman Rolland Slade told Baptist Press.

FAYETTEVILE, Ga. — Georgia Baptist missionary Jason Cobb is awed by the Lord’s power to change lives, even among the most hardened criminals he ministers to in the prisons of Argentina.

WILSON, Wyo. – Volunteers from Christ Place Church in Hall County have developed a long-term ministry at Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Bible College.

VALDOSTA, Ga. – The number of Baptist ministers may be on the rise in Georgia in the wake of an evangelism conference for teens held last week at the Wild Adventure Theme Park in Valdosta.

MONROE, Ga. – In a brainstorming session, leaders of two Georgia religious organizations asked what they could do to truly help tornado victims who lost their homes in Kentucky last month.

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