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. […]
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 […]
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 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.
Tony Evans, Ben Mandrell, Charles Lowery, and David Kinnaman will be the keynote speakers for the conference that will be held completely online.
North American Mission Board trustee chairman Danny de Armas, associate pastor of First Baptist Church Orlando, addresses trustees during their Feb. 1-2 meetings in New Orleans. SPECIAL/Alexandra Toy ALPHARETTA – The board of trustees for the North American Mission Board unanimously passed a resolution on cooperation and missional strategy at their February 2021 board meeting. The […]
By Julie Waters BIRMINGHAM – National WMU will host a virtual experience for the Week of Prayer, which is March 7-14, in celebration of North American missions while encouraging support for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. With the theme The Mission Moves Forward, the goal for this year’s Annie Armstrong Easter Offering is $70 million […]
Kabul, Afghanistan. In 2020, 2.7 million of the world’s registered refugees were from Afghanistan. SPECIAL/IMB photo Amita* looks around the room and sees seven other Afghan teenage girls watching as she talks. She joyfully shares how God broke through her fear and doubt and led her to His kingdom of light. Amita knows deep within that God has changed her […]
In the coming months, The Christian Index will be highlighting some Georgia Baptist pastors who have become heroes to their churches and communities. The Apostle Paul wrote, “The elders (pastors) who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching” (Timothy 5:17, NIV). COLUMBUS […]