Javier Chavez, pastor of Amistad Cristiana in Gainesville, baptizes a young girl in May of this year in Lake Lanier near Flowery Branch. The joint baptism service with two other churches was so heavily attended that more than 80 people were unable to witness it for lack of parking. AMISTAD CRISTIANA/Special National Hispanic Heritage […]
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New IMB trustee Cory Gonyo prays during the board of trustees’ plenary session Sept. 26 near Richmond, Va. CHRIS CARTER/IMB By Julie McGowan IMB trustees appoint 24 new missionaries, approve balanced budget RICHMOND, V.A. – International Mission Board trustees approved the appointment of 24 new full-time, fully funded personnel to take the Gospel to unreached […]
Eight-year-old Arlington Blanton, right, and her sister, Ansley, left, sold lemonade as a way to raise funds for children at Emerson Elementary School in Bartow County. The girls, who attend another school in the county, are members of Emerson First Baptist Church, where Chris Weldon is pastor and their father, David, serves as connections pastor. […]