By Diana ChandlerSenior Writer, Baptist Press PHILADELPHIA – Americans bought more Bibles in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, industry leaders said, but a major study shows Bible engagement during the pandemic was no greater than the previous year. Both Lifeway Christian Resources and Thomas Nelson Bibles saw increases in Bible sales, which a Thomas […]
SPECIAL/Baptist Press By Scott BarkleyNational Correspondent, Baptist Press ALBANY – Citing a desire not to stay one day too long or leave one day too soon, Michael Catt announced his retirement on Sunday, March 14, to the Sherwood Baptist Church congregation he has led as the senior pastor since 1989. Known in its southwest Georgia community […]
Bill (who generally resisted being photographed) and Kay McCamon on the occasion of his 80th birthday at Blackjack Baptist Church. COURTESY/Tim Vanlandingham By Tim VanlandinghamAssociational Mission Strategist, Bowen Association BAINBRIDGE – Rev. Bill McCamon, age 82, of Worth County, Georgia went on to be with Christ from his home on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. He had been […]
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 […]