Deaths Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor and denominational leader Marcus Hicks died July 10 at his residence in Ellerslie. He was 74. Born on Christmas Day in 1940 in Rome, Hicks was a graduate of Midwestern Seminary who served as pastor of New Hope South Baptist Church in Chattooga Association, Turners Chapel Baptist Church in Rome, […]
Cross Point Baptist Church in Perry welcomed Davin Benavides as pastor on May 17. He began his tenure there on June 21. A native of Acworth and graduate of Liberty University and Southeastern Seminary, Benavides had previously served as high school minister at First Baptist Snellville June 2004-November 2005 and as contemporary ministries pastor and […]
Numerous graduates with Georgia Baptist connections joined their peers May 15 at Southeastern Seminary’s spring commencement in Wake Forest, N.C.
Story courtesy of SEBTS Communications WAKE FOREST, NC — Jeff Struecker, lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, GA, and former Ranger and retired chaplain for the United States Army, graduated this spring from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) with a doctor of philosophy in Christian leadership. Struecker was one of the heroes of […]
A dedication service for the Alpha Pregnancy Center of Southwest Georgia was held March 22 at Donalsonville First Baptist Church. Randy Mullinax, GBC state missionary for Evangelism Ministries, preached the message. Following the service the ribbon cutting was held at the pregnancy center. This project, financed by a grant from the Georgia Baptist Healthcare Foundation […]
Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church in East Point will have homecoming May 3. More information is available at www.jeffersonavenue.org or by calling (404) 767-0582. Jones Creek Baptist Church in Ludowici will have its 205th homecoming celebration April 19. Music will be provided by the Sons of Jubal and Julian Ward; Steve Stokes will be guest speaker. […]
Longtime evangelist John E. Hull, 90, of Marietta, died March 12. The Tennessee native served as a minister for more than 65 years, serving in churches as both a pastor and evangelist. He was related to Cordell Hull, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former Secretary of State under President Franklin Roosevelt. In 1948 he began […]