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 […]
People & Places
Evelyn and Bob Bagley shake hands with well-wishers at Salem Baptist Church upon the occasion of his retirement after 32 years as an Associational Missions Strategist. GERALD HARRIS/Special CHATSWORTH – Bob Bagley, one of Georgia Baptists’ most beloved and respected ministers passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at AdventHealth Murray, formerly Murray Medical Center, in […]
Mike Stone, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, Georgia, will be nominated as the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
“…there was never a doubt he was sold out to the Lord.”
Jimmy Blanton smiles during a celebration Oct. 19 honoring his 25 years leading Columbus Baptist Association. CBA/Special COLUMBUS — Jimmy Blanton’s 25 years leading Columbus Baptist Association has been transformational, say friends and pastors. And as far as they are concerned, he can stay for 25 more. Twenty-two years as a pastor in the area […]
Barnette also served as an interim pastor for numerous churches…
Hunter was pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at the time of his death and continued to serve at the UGA BCM as cook and in maintenance until very recently.
“…I know in my heart this season has come to an end.”
“There is so much to say. He was an amazing man who left such a legacy…”
“…the duties that he accomplishes would require a novel to fit everything in.”