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GENEROSITY: Giving, Going, Growing is theme for the 2017 Missions Georgia emphasis. SPECIAL/Index Georgia Baptists have long been known for their generosity when it comes to sharing the gospel. Their …

What Would Jesus Say to Bernie Sanders?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders GAGE SKIDMORE/Flickr When Russell Vought was nominated for a position requiring Senate confirmation, I doubt he expected to find himself in an “inquisitional …

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. …

Exodus 3:11-12; 4:10-17 Tom Rush, staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell The second lesson in our series "Broken Vessels: How God uses Imperfect People" deals with God’s …

Billy Stephens sees it as something the Church needs to get used to. When Stephens moved to Fitzgerald last summer, it seemed the first week of August was a little early for school. Then, the start …

Judy George retires on July 31 after 28 years of ministry with Georgia Baptists ... the last two decades in Collegiate Ministries. JOE WESTBURY/Index For Judy George, nearly 30 years of service with …

Members of Shoal Creek Baptist Church pray over the day's activities at the Laverne Griffin Recreational Camp, which is owned by the Alaska Baptist Convention. STACY DYER/Special CLEVELAND — Shoal …

Many parents first learn of Camp Kaleo through yard signs placed at the Forsyth Dairy Queen while they sit in the drive through line. JOE WESTBURY/Index FORSYTH — What does a camp director do when …

First Baptist Social Circle Nedra Jackson puts a nail in the cross that was in the church's prayer garden during Holy Week. As a reminder of their sin, those who went through the garden had the …

A Christian nominee for a government position who answered “No” to the above question suddenly found himself being not only cross-examined, but castigated by Senator and Former Presidential …

James Coldiron and his wife, Bonnie, were married for nearly 67 years. COLDIRON FAMILY/Special TUCKER – One of Georgia Baptists’ most gracious and gentle Christian gentleman, James O. Coldiron, …

John 18:15-18, 25-27; 21:15-19 Tom Rush, staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell For the next six weeks we will look at God’s grace in restoring "Broken Vessels: How God …

Learning Generosity with a Tune

Recording artist Kristyn Getty, far left, leads in special music along with her husband, Keith (not shown) at the opening session of the 2015 Georgia Baptist Convention session. The couple are known …

ROME — Shorter University is pleased to announce Dawn Brown will become head coach of women's basketball. "Dawn is a tremendous coach, and we are happy to have her join the Shorter family," …

Girls at Camp Pinnacle learn the importance on prayer and listening to God's voice away from the distractions of the outside world. JOE WESTBURY/Index CLAYTON — On a warm summer afternoon, a …

Associate Pastor Durley Gates of Eastside Baptist Church, left in dark shirt, reacts to something said from the head of the table by Kenneth Whitlock, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Greenville. …

Backpacks of Hope will be the theme for this year's Christmas children's outreach. The ministry will be expanded from Appalachia to include Bethel and Summerhill associations in southwest Georgia. …

First Baptist Dallas Pastor W.A. Criswell delivers his "Whether We Live or Die" sermon at the 1985 SBC annual meeting. YOUTUBE/Screen capture We must never forget those great men of the faith who …

Bible Knowledge Pays Off for TMU Student

“During and before this time, I had really deep struggles in my faith, but God was teaching me faith, trust, and obedience through it all," says Andrew Nichols, who is dually enrolled at Truett …

There are many things about my ministry among Georgia Baptists that thrill my heart, but none more than being a part of the SuperWow experience with young people and leadership from churches all …

Haggai 1:2-13 Tom Rush staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell Haggai was a contemporary of Zechariah. Both prophesied in Jerusalem shortly after the return of the exiles …

WAYCROSS — The picture becomes something different on the inside. Without his perspective as vice president of Administration and Advancement of Baptist Village Communities , Eric Mathison …

DULUTH — Has your pastor asked the people present in your worship service to stand up by age groups recently? If he has, the results may have been surprising. You may have been made painfully aware …

Jenni Carter points out two reasons churches don't schedule a Vacation Bible School.  "It's usually because they don't have enough money or enough volunteers," says Carter, Georgia Baptist …

ATLANTA — R.A. Dickey, an overcomer well-known for his knuckleball, is a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. The Braves are seeking to create a franchise that will match the transcendent grandeur of …

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