Part of the Send Me Now team assigned to the Mission Centers of Houston. CLARISSA MORRISON/Special Amidst uncertainty and changes as a result of COVID-19, the first Send Me Now missionaries of the year left for their assignments this week. Send Me Now is collegiate missions sponsored by the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. Clarissa Morrison, […]
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NASHVILLE (BP) — Thirty years ago this summer, a group of 137 youth and adults spent a week in Appalachian coal country doing construction work on nine homes and sharing the Gospel in the neighborhoods where they worked. That pilot project in the East Tennessee community of Briceville marked the beginning of World Changers. That […]
The Georgia Baptist Mission Board has made the difficult decision to cancel its summer camps in July. Leadership of the mission board cited the ongoing concerns with the novel coronavirus as well as Georgia’s recent policies for hosting camps as major factors in the decision. This decision comes after June camps were canceled in April. […]
Protest against police violence – Justice for George Floyd Fibonacci Blue / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) NASHVILLE (BP) – Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the recent death of George Floyd and calling for the end of “racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country.” The statement, co-authored by SBC president J.D. […]
Staff of First Baptist Church in Blakely deliver masks to LifeBrite Community Hospital. Standing left to right in their Mission Georgia shirts are Senior Pastor Lyle Brackin, Student Pastor Bradley Crews, and Worship Pastor Jeremy Jordan. FIRST BLAKELY/Special DULUTH — Right now 3,600 medical masks are in the process of being sent to hospitals in […]
Steve Pickern stands with his wife of 46 years, Alice, at a Memorial Day gathering. He has maintained a daily witnessing commitment since January, leading at least one person to the Lord during that time. STEVE PICKERN/Special SUMMERVILLE — Since mid-January Pastor Steve Pickern of SonRise Community Church has led 186 people to the Lord. […]