Baptist Life

BRASELTON — Mulberry Baptist Association recognized Shuford and Ann Jones for their faithful ministry with a Lifetime Achievement Award at their associational meeting on Oct. 26, 2017. Alan Hall, …

Why are you a card-carrying Baptist?

Since I retired as a pastor two years ago I am often asked what, if anything, I am doing. I explain I am doing a little teaching, writing, counseling, and last but not least serving (part-time) as …

Elizabeth Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Craig Oliver serves as pastor, averaged over 7,300 in worship attendance in 2016. To view the complete list, click on this image or the link in the …

Randy C. Davis, president and executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, speaks during a press conference held Oct. 25. CORRINE ROCHOTTE/TN Baptist and Reflector By Lonnie Wilkey/TN …

At right, Georgia Baptist Mission Board state missionary Bryan Alexander presents a plaque of recognition for Macedonia Baptist Church to Pastor David Shelton. MACEDONIA BAPTIST/Special OXFORD — …

An overflow crowd showed up at Grace Baptist Church in Monroe Oct. 22 for Monroe Area high School Purple Hurricanes Day. The gathering included the baptisms of five MAHS football players. GRACE …

New Deacons On Sept. 1, Isle of Hope Baptist Church in Savannah named  Warren Baxter , Clyde Griffin , and Grover Zipperer to serve on its deacon council. Tommy and Linda Jordan …

Ruth 1:8-17 Tim Riordan, pastor SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan “We want the façade of a relationship, but we don’t want the work of a relationship.”  Is this …

Left to right, on-site Puerto Rico disaster relief coordinator Jack Noble, Luiz Zapata, Pastor Henry Ajo, Freddie Abdul, and Sam Porter, the North American Mission Board's national director for …

Sometimes research can surprise you with its results. Other times it doesn't. In a recent survey , LifeWay Research asked 2,000 Protestant and nondenominational churchgoing adults questions related …

Brewton-Parker College's women's wrestling team and Coach Brittney Gadd, top right, began their second season and first in the Mid-South Conference hosting the school's first-ever duel. JOSE …

Keith Moore doesn’t intend to let the culture dampen his enthusiasm for reaching the lost. DOGWOOD CHURCH/Special[/caption] TYRONE – While baptisms have been declining precipitously in Southern …

Christian Burdette, one of High Falls' most loved young men, was saved and baptized just weeks before his tragic death. BURDETTE FAMILY/Special MONROE COUNTY – Many older people think of death …

Retiring NAMB Missionary Bill Barker, who oversees the Appalachian Regional Ministries and the annual backpacks collection, poses with some of the 33,831 backpacks which Georgia Baptists brought to …

Willow Creek Executive Pastor Heather Larson step into the role as lead pastor while Teaching Pastor Steve Carter will serve as Lead Teaching Pastor at the Chicago mega-church. WCCC/Special CHICAGO, …

Kerri Hammond – a woman of grace

The Hammond family – Karley, Katie, Kerri, and Thomas – get together for a photo, Thanksgiving 2016. HAMMOND FAMILY/Special[/caption] The Christian Index has typically provided to our readers a …

1 Kings 3:3-14; 4:29-34 Tim Riordan, pastor SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan Inventor Buckminster Fuller created the Knowledge Doubling Curve where he determined that until 1900, human …

Sheldon Younes, left, and Pastor Chris Parkin stand in the yard of a North Georgia resident who needed help after a tree fell in her yard. AUBURN FIRST BAPTIST/Special AUBURN – The Little Engine …

Danielle and David Flannery pray, surrounded by supporters, as they celebrate their appointment as Southern Baptist missionaries on Sept. 13 in Ridgecrest, NC. The Flannerys are sent by Mountain View …

I have just returned from the fall meeting of the Gateway Seminary Board. Our meeting was in Denver, CO, where one of our Gateway Seminary campuses is located. Dr. Jeff Iorg serves as president at …

The Smith House, as known by First Baptist Chickamauga members, sits adjacent to the church in North Georgia, a short drive from numerous attractions in Chattanooga. GOOGLE MAPS CHICKAMAUGA — …

Steve Franz is a Georgia Baptist evangelist who has developed a Church Growth Strategy called, “Targeted Evangelism and Discipleship.” He has a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry and a Master …

Numbers 13:26-30; 14:6-10, 21-24 Tim Riordan, pastor SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan We jumped out of the car after dark as the rain pelted the windshield. Circumstances hindered us …

DULUTH   — Numerous groups are getting ready to meet during the upcoming Georgia Baptist Convention annual meeting at North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville. All meetings will be …

Georgia Baptists are being asked to pray for Vance Pitman as he delivers a sermon tomorrow on the one-week anniversary of the Las Vegas mass shooting. HOPE CHURCH WEBSITE/Index LAS VEGAS, NV — A …

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