Sam Taylor, Boston Area Regional Coordinator for the Baptist Convention of New England, shares about the development of strategic missions partnerships with Georgia Baptist pastors and associational mission strategists. COURTESY/Buck Burch The Georgia Baptist Mission Board has continued developing relationships with its state partners. On Feb. 8-11, Keith Ivey, Northeast Missions consultant, hosted Sam Taylor, […]
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By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – Pro-life advocates decried a COVID-19 relief bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives that fails to include safeguards against abortion funding that were included in previous measures to address the pandemic. The Democratic-controlled House voted 219-212 for the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, HR. […]
DULUTH – Between January and February 2020 most people thought the COVID-19 invasion was being overblown in the press. From March through August, Baptist senior adults began hunkering down at home, only daring to leave for dire emergencies. From September through December, we saw the Virus spiraling out of control and impacting every facet of […]
Adeola Adelere, right, and Mary Ruth Davis served as journeymen in Uganda. Adelere, from Nigeria, now serves as an IMB student mobilizer. IMB currently has African American, Asian and Hispanic church mobilization strategists and African American and Hispanic student mobilizers. COURTESY/IMB By Catherine FinchWriter, International Mission Board RICHMOND – On Feb. 25, the International Mission […]
DULUTH – Pastors who are all about giving to others are wearing out. That’s why the vision of Executive Director Thomas Hammond and the Georgia Baptist Mission Board is to make “Pastors our heroes.” In keeping with that mission, Tim Dowdy joined the mission board staff as the Lead Strategist for Pastor Wellness in Jan. […]
Georgia Baptist Convention President Kevin Williams, First Baptist Church, Villa Rica, announces that the following persons will serve on the 2021 Committee on Nominations: (Chairman) Darey Kittle, Salem Baptist Church, Dalton; *Brian Hatchett, Spring Creek Baptist, Bainbridge; Barry Snapp, Victory Baptist Church, Rockmart; *Reuben Torres, First Baptist, Jonesboro; David Tew, Morningside Baptist, Valdosta; *Kevin […]
The Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s Pastor Wellness team will be rounded out with the addition of Andy Childs as a catalyst in the Northern Regions.
Michael Boatfield shares the Gospel in Fortera Stadium, the home of the Austin Peay State University football team, where 25 of the players trusted Christ as their Savior. Photo provided POWDER SPRINGS – Michael Boatfield was called to preach at age 32 and has been in full-time ministry since 1994. He is currently pastor of […]
“The wonderful people of First Baptist have experienced what the Lord can do when the church begins to look at the heart of God.”
Emmanuel King Love (1850-1900): State missionary, pastor, editor, denominational leader, & Civil Rights pioneer
A southern city stopped to mourn his death because E.K. Love was recognized, even by those who opposed him, for the courage and grace of God exemplified through his life.