Category: People/Places

People and Places

Honors Ordinations Chris McCorkle was recently ordained as a deacon at First Baptist Church in Warrenton. His father Jack, a deacon of Calvary Baptist in Dearing, offered the ordination prayer. Bobby Lunsford was ordained as …

What’s Happening

Mt Hebron Baptist Church in Cuthbert will observe its 150th anniversary on Oct. 11. The 10:30 a.m. service will be followed by dinner on the grounds and a 1 p.m. concert by special vocal group …

Speer to be nominated for GBC presidency

Dear Christian Index: Thank you for receiving this letter concerning my upcoming nomination of Rev. Jerry Speer of Northside Baptist Church in Columbus for president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. About four years ago I …

People and Places

People and Places Deaths Archie Mayo, 89, died Sept. 14 to heart failure in his home in Monroe. A serviceman in the U.S. Army, Mayo saw duty in Europe during World War II and later …

People and Places

Deaths Happi Keenan died April 30. A native of Toombs County, she served for many years alongside her husband of 33 years, Pastor Chuck Keenan of Lilly Baptist Church in Houston Association, as well as …

People & Places

Anniversaries First Baptist Church in LaFayette recognized Roger Stansell’s 19 years as minister of youth and recreation on June 24. Deaths Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor Ray Burnette, of Cordele, died June 20 at Emory Hospital …

People and Places

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 …
Chaplain (Major General) Doug Carver, a Rome native, recounts heritage of ministry and the armed forces
It finally happened: a marriage proposal worth the wait
Before he was entertaining Braves fans, The Freeze was burning the track at Shorter
Finding a spiritual on-campus home at Georgia Tech
From Ottawa to Phoenix to New Orleans, Collegiate Ministries is at the front lines of Kingdom Building
Mobile usage continues to grow among all age groups
Go Georgia to offer seminar on church preparedness
Gaines: Pray ‘fervently’ in light of Phoenix SBC
Before he was entertaining Braves fans, The Freeze was burning the track at Shorter
For new Brewton-Parker campus minister, it’s all coaching
Truett McConnell Baseball Ties Single Season Wins Record
Brown, Herrin inducted into Brewton-Parker College Athletic Hall of Fame
Finding a spiritual on-campus home at Georgia Tech
As Alabama church mourns after bus crash, comfort and a witness from its lone victim
For new Brewton-Parker campus minister, it’s all coaching
Discipleship a high priority for students among youth pastors, senior pastors
Bible Study for July 2: Share Christ
Bible Study for June 25: See Their Worth
Daily Bible Readings June 16-30
Bible Study for June 18: Respect Authority