Baptist Life

Sandra McKown retired on June 11 after 60 years of service as organist at Beulah Baptist Church in Douglasville. Pictured are the anniversary recognition are, left to right, Sandra and her husband, …

2 Samuel 11:1-9; 14-17 Levi Skipper, pastor Clermont Baptist Church, Concord How do you learn lessons? Typically we learn by listening to what we should do, watching someone do it, and …

Parker Gordy has been a mainstay at the BCM on campus ever since starting classes at Georgia Tech in the summer of 2016. SHERRI GORDY/Special By Adam Wynn Sherri Gordy, a member of Rincon First …

Messengers raise their ballots Tuesday, June 13, to approve a request by the Resolutions Committee to present a resolution on "the anti-Gospel alt-right white supremacy movement" at 2:45 p.m. …

Karen Cunigan, weeps while her husband, Cecil, claps after a vote for a new resolution condemning the racism of the alt-right movement unanimously passed June 14. MATT JONES/BP By Tom Strode PHOENIX …

'Ignorance on fire or intellect on ice'

Johnny Hunt, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Woodstock and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, gives a brief sermon June 13 during the afternoon session on the first day of …

Janice and I were on Lake Lanier the other day when all of a sudden she said, “Did you see that fish jump over there?” I said, “No I didn’t see him, but I see the rings where he …

1 Samuel 24:3-12 Levi Skipper, pastor Concord Baptist Church, Clermont Let’s be honest. We don’t like rules. We can look at a speed limit sign and completely ignore it. I know that …

Jeff Strucker immediately joined Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus as lead pastor upon his retirement from the Army in 2011. He will be inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame on June 28. CBC/Special …

Greg Bentley, wearing green, prays with a veteran at the Phoenix Vet Center on Saturday, June 10, as part of the Crossover Phoenix event. JOE WESTBURY/Index PHOENIX, AZ — As tens of thousands of …

By Tiffany Jothen, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Each one has a name – and a story. Like Ruth, a suicidal woman and self-described former devil worshiper who felt unworthy of …

Parents and family members seek a cool spot in the 105 degree Arizona heat to watch their children play against Georgia Baptist summer missionaries. The volunteers were serving through the Collegiate …

A man expresses gratefulness, in this file photo, to a pastor of Blackshear Place Baptist Church who baptized him in Lake Lanier after an evangelism emphasis. The Flowery Branch church has grown due …

IMB missionary Brian Harrell visits with a Makhuwa Nahara man in Mozambique. Southern Baptists’ gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® support missionaries such as the Harrell family, who …

Tom Rush, Georgia Baptist pastor and evangelist, has written a book on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. I am ashamed to admit it, but I didn’t know much about the Holy Spirit until I had been a pastor …

The family of Sarah Harmening speak with media, when they shared Sarah's recent thoughts on Scripture and what it meant to serve God. Sarah was the lone death in a bus crash that injured 33 on Camp …

Standing left to right Robert Byington, Jr., Suthern Smith, Chuck Smith, Chase Gregory, and Pastor Robby Foster break ground for the church's new building project that will include a 1,200-seat …

Deaths Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor and denominational missionary Gene Brooks died May 27 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville after suffering a stroke.  A native of Columbus, …

Children at Houston Lake Baptist Church in Perry line up for one of the day's VBS activities. Nearly one fourth of the 100 children who attended made professions of faith at the three-day event. NICK …

1 Samuel 18:1-4; 19:4-7; 20:10-13 Levi Skipper, pastor Concord Baptist Church, Clermont You were created for friendship. You were created for friendship with God and friendship with …

For this year's Egg Drop, 70,000 plastic eggs were filled with candy for those living in the surrounding area of Abilene Baptist Church in Martinez. The event was part of a larger year-long outreach …

Prison razor wire allows inmates time to focus on the deeper issues in life. For Aubrey Lee Price, it meant focusing on his relationship with Christ and seeking out opportunities to share that …

Hands-on missions learning takes many shapes at Camp Pinnacle, such as making a meal similar to that enjoyed by a people group being studied during Culture Camp. JOE WESTBURY/Index CLAYTON — State …

Scott Patrick, children's minister at First Baptist Douglasville, stands at left with Phillip Morris, middle school minister at the church who served as camp pastor this week (May 30-June2) at …

John 15:9-17 Levi Skipper, pastor Concord Baptist Church, Clermont Authentic faith expresses itself in love. Love, however, goes beyond lip service. Love expresses itself in service. …

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