Baptist Life

Bible Study for Jan. 14: Jesus Corrects

Mark 7:5-15 Jeff Overton, lead pastor Beulah Baptist Church, Douglasville Growing up I had one sibling – a younger brother. There were many times when we would get in trouble and try …

At the end of their 2017 annual Convention, messengers freely spoke on a variety of topics affecting society. JOE WESTBURY/Index LAWRENCEVILLE — As Georgia Baptists began to close out the year in …

The transformation of Piggly Wiggly

It's hard to picture the former Piggly Wiggly that once occupied the home of Grace Baptist Church in Monroe. GBC/Special MONROE — Grace Baptist Church in Monroe had a grand opening for its new …

Shorter University President Don Dowless congratulated Horace Sheffield on receiving his degree as the crowd gives a standing ovation. Standing at right is Amanda Brannock, a neighbor who was invited …

Friends and family fondly recall Emily Martin's infectious laugh and constant smile. In the days following her untimely death Jan. 1, loved ones shared heartfelt messages on Martin's Facebook page …

Pictured along the top row, left to right, with graduates are Thomas Strong, dean of Leavell College; Norris Grubbs, provost; and Jong Gil Lee, director of the Korean DMin program. Standing in the …

Betty Jean Garner retires on Jan. 14 after 31 years of service at First Baptist Church of Sandersville. The spry 91-year-old has not decided on what her life's next direction will be, other than …

Bill Prince, executive minister of Biblical Principles, and Brad Waters, pastor of First Baptist Church in Hazlehurst , have published a book containing sermons by the inimitable preacher/evangelist …

Zach Morrison contributed to a couple of firsts at Shorter University as a four-year started and all-conference lineman in being a part of the inaugural team in 2005 before helping the Hawks claim …

Left to right Steve Reach, Dan Grader, Laura Nightengale, and Larry Davis split and move wood into the "wood corral" at Antioch Baptist Church in Blairsville. The church has provided wood to those in …

Images courtesy of Wikipedia Commons Anyone who has been in my office is aware that I am a big Auburn fan. If you have not been in my office, you may have noticed the Auburn tag on the front of my …

Deaths Longtime Thomas County teacher and pastor's wife Merle Walley Courtney , of Thomasville, died Dec. 5. She was 92. A Mississippi native, Courtney graduated from Mississippi College and served …

Mark 6:33-44 Jeff Overton, lead pastor Beulah Baptist Church, Douglasville There is a saying that has been around for a long time – “People don’t care how much you know until …

Fred Evers’ discipleship project

Fred Evers, pastor of Tifton’s Northside Baptist Church, mentors young men, equipping them for the ministry. Each Wednesday morning he teaches his students how to take a passage of scripture and …

First Baptist Church Douglasville welcomes new pastor Tim Akin and his wife, Anna, and their family to their church as they begin 2018 together. DOUGLASVILLE — After an eight-month process of …

Bible Study for Dec. 31: Jesus Heals

Mark 5:22-43 Richard C. Statham Senior Pastor; Salem Baptist, McDonough The Christmas season is a busy time of year for all Americans; but, for certain professions, including the vocational minister, …

Women from one of Beech Haven's Sunday school classes delivered cookies to local businesses as part of the church's community-wide outreach, Merry Christmas, Athens! BEECH HAVEN/Special ATHENS — …

Sardis Baptist Church's outdoor nativity is becoming a tradition in the Palmetto community south of Atlanta. JAMI WALL/Special PALMETTO — Mary and Joseph and Baby Jesus didn’t have to wear down …

Prince Avenue calls Josh Smith as pastor

BOGART — J. Josh Smith, pastor of MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church in Irving, TX for the past 11 years, has been called as senior pastor of Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Bogart . Smith succeeds …

Tens of thousands of Christmas week travelers were stranded at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Dec. 17 due to a massive fire in a tunnel carrying the airport's major electrical …

Is Chris Matthews right when he accuses Southern evangelical Christians of having a mythical view of Jerusalem? The Washington Times featured this headline on December 6th: “Chris Matthews …

Bible Study for December 24: Jesus saves

Like 2:4-20 Richard C. Statham Senior Pastor; Salem Baptist, McDonough This Christmas Eve, I will sit and gaze at the Christmas tree in our family room, the packages that are under it, …

Bible Study for Dec. 17: Jesus Rules

Mark 4:35-41 Richard C. Statham Senior Pastor; Salem Baptist, McDonough The year 2017 may well be remembered in American History as The Year of Storms. In early fall, Hurricane Harvey …

After another Jihadist-Terrorist attack in New York City it is not surprising to hear this question: Why are we being attacked by a militant brand of Islam? We are at war. We are embroiled in a …

People gather to pray during a Sunday service at a church plant that meets in a pediatrician’s office in Japan. IMB missionaries Jared and Tara Jones – beneficiaries of the Lottie Moon Christmas …

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