Baptist Life

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 …

DALLAS, TX — First Baptist Church Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress stepped into the debate over America's response to escalating tensions with North Korea last night, issuing a statement that …

2 Corinthians 1:2-11 Tom Rush, staff evangelist Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell It should go without saying that there are hurting people all around us. Sometimes we are guilty of …

By Adam Wynn The Tin Man, played by Zack Jarrell, wins the heart of Morgan Crawford’s Wicked Witch during a UGA BCM presentation of “No Place Like Home.” Much of the cast learned American Sign …

The Petrov Family of First Baptist Church in Woodstock adopted a sibling group last year through the church's WeFoster ministry. Since the adoption, all the children have also been baptized. CRAIG …

The tent ministry offered to Georgia Baptists has proven to be a difference-maker in churches wanting to reach their communities. GBMB/Special By now you should have received your Mission Georgia …

A collage reflects the stages of Pinehurst Baptist, Columbus as well as its pastor, Tony Dickerson, over the years. PINEHURST BC/Special COLUMBUS — Tony Dickerson, one of Georgia Baptists’ …

RINGGOLD — If nothing else, Billy Christol knew he'd been given a funny story to tell. He just didn't know he'd get it twice.  In a video shared on Facebook Christol, youth/associate pastor at …

Young children are among those served through the ministry of Calvary Baptist Church. DWAYNE CARTER/Special AUGUSTA — First it was Upton’s Department Store in 1993. Then Belk’s in 1996 followed …

Steve Gaines, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, helps lead worship during the SBC's annual meeting in Phoenix. MATT MILLER/BP By David Roach PHOENIX (BP) — Data compiled following the …

Deaths Longtime associational missionary Doyle Middlebrooks , most recently of Lilburn, died July 6. He was 96. Doyle Middlebrooks Middlebrooks was a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological …

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