Baptist Life

A host of people gather for the midweek service at First Baptist Church in Atlanta. GERALD HARRIS/Index ATLANTA — It has become obvious that more and more churches are eliminating their Sunday …

WAYCROSS — Dorotha Del "Dot" Lott, retired SBC missionary, 82, died Aug. 4 th under hospice care at Baptist Village. Born June 14, 1935 in Sumrall, MS, she was oldest daughter of Edgar A. and Lola …

Revelation 12:7-12 Tim Riordan, pastor SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan “You underestimate the power of the dark side.” Although Star Wars is just a science fiction movie, the …

Pastor Fayiz Saknini, a native of Nazareth and longtime preacher of the gospel, died Aug. 17. JOE WESTBURY/Index SMYRNA — One of God’s most cherished saints, Fayiz Saknini, age 90, died on …

TMU students, friends, and people in the community gathered on the front lawn and around the cross to view last Monday's total solar eclipse. EMIR CANER/Facebook CLEVELAND — Photos and videos of …

“Those to whom we minister are visual artists, designers, writers, photographers, videographers, dancers, actors, storytellers, and musicians," explains Kerry Jackson, Mission Service Corps …

Baptizing in the Chattahoochee

Baptismal candidates from Center Baptist and Shoal Creek Baptist churches in White County gather with their pastors on the bank of the Chattahoochee River. JOHNNY SUTTON/Shoal Creek Baptist Church …

A recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that, after a seven-year decline, teen deaths by drug overdoses are again on the increase.  The study released earlier this mont …

Gaines, McKissic, others talk race and SBC

Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines, third from left, participated in a panel discussion on race and the SBC, hosted by Cornerstone Baptist Church Pastor Dwight McKissic, center. Also …

Mark  5:1-2, 8-15, 18-20 Tom Rush, staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell The story of the Gadarene demoniac is filled with important lessons for both the believer and …

In this file photo, students at the Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Wesleyan College in Macon take part in a Bible study. DANIELLE BURDETTE/Special I have always believed that if God didn’t call …

BOWERSVILLE — Connie Mack Bowers, 87, of Air Line School Road, died June 8, from lymphoma. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. Stewart Vandiver Bowers and was married to his wife, Martha Claire Vassar, …

BILLERICA, MA — For the past 25 years, New Colony Baptist Church in Billerica, MA has been teaching children from the community about the love of Jesus Christ through Super Summer Camp. For four …

An Army Air Corps pilot who never had to jump from his plane, Dale Dyer finally parachuted when he was 80 years old, then again when he turned 90. Plans are to repeat the feat in three years when he …

Doyle Pennington of Fayetteville, Southern Baptists' first lay Mission Service Corps volunteer, died August 13. CELESTE PENNINGTON/Special FAYETTEVILLE — Doyle Pennington of Fayetteville, 75, died …

GO Georgia - a super church event

MARIETTA — We are told that this modern, consumer-oriented culture likes options, lots of options. When I was a boy the only cereals on the market to my knowledge were Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, …

Messengers David and Ann Pace from Donalsonville receive their ballots and name tags last year as their three children find more interesting things to do. Pace is pastor of Lake Seminole Baptist …

Members at Bridge Phoenix sort donated vegetables for the church's food pantry. JOE WESTBURY/Index PHOENIX, AZ — When Georgia Baptist “Send Me Now” summer missionaries descended on this western …

2 Corinthians 5:11, 14-21 Tom Rush, staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell It is true that some of God's sainted millions are scarred and broken. They have lives filled …

Adrian Rogers: 32 years in Camelot

This is the third biographical sketch of Southern Baptists’ greatest preachers/statesman/leaders. Following the stories/interviews highlighting the ministries of Dr. W.A. Criswell and Dr. R.G. Lee …

Protesters square off in Charlottesville. CNN.COM/Special Georgia Baptists joined others on social media over the weekend commenting on violence in Charlottesville, VA as those gathered for a rally …

Students from various nationalities participate in the ESL classes offered through a non-profit, faith-based agency in Carrollton. IMPACT WEST GEORGIA/Special CARROLLTON — For Annette Ingram, it …

UNION POINT — Penfield Addiction Ministries officially welcomed Mike Walker as chief executive officer July 17. Simultaneously, the ministry commenced plans to honor outgoing CEO Lem Clark on Sept …

Mac and Judy Weaver pose with their children and grandchildren July 30 at First Baptist Valdosta following a celebration service of Mac's 46 years as minister of education. In addition to their …

Jon Graham has produced Georgia Baptist Mission Board video products for the past decade. JOE WESTBURY/Index When Georgia Baptist messengers attend their annual Convention meeting each November, they …

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