Georgia

Eight-year-old Arlington Blanton, right, and her sister, Ansley, left, sold lemonade as a way to raise funds for children at Emerson Elementary School in Bartow County. The girls, who attend another …

Seated at left, Executive Committee member Scott Parrish, who also serves as pastor of Emmaus Baptist Church in Resaca, makes a point during a breakout group's discussion of strategic church planting …

Above, the Ground Zero cross, also known as the World Trade Center cross, is a formation of steel beams found among the debris of the World Trade Center after terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The …

GBC messengers gather at the 2018 annual meeting held last year at Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins. SCOTT BARKLEY/Index DULUTH  — Letters stipulating the number …

What's happening around the state

  Ken Cloud voices thanks to Georgia Baptist Executive Director Thomas Hammond upon being named Associational Missionary of the Year Feb. 9. SCOTT BARKLEY/Index A retirement reception will be …

Clint Bowman, at left, served with the International Mission Board alongside his wife, Harriett, for two decades before moving back to southeast Georgia. Now on staff at Second Baptist Church in …

Above: Joe Graham, lead state missionary for the Georgia Baptist Collegiate Ministries, speaks with Abby Everett, a teaching and discipleship intern at First Baptist Statesboro and a graduating …

State missions affect various ministries, including students attending SuperWow youth camp, above. IMB President Paul Chitwood gives his perspective and experience on how much state missions …

Above, Christine Mauldin, former IMB missionary and Georgia Baptist pastor's widow, died on Aug. 26.  ELLAVILLE – Christine Mauldin, widow of former Georgia Baptist pastor Kenneth Mauldin …

Above, Georgia Baptist Evangelism Catalyst Levi Skipper uses a megaphone and pillow to illustrate a Christian's witness being muted when losing focus on the Great Commission. Skipper presented his …

JONESBORO – Breakout training sessions were one of the most notable components at last weekend’s GO Georgia in Jonesboro. Sessions were offered in 18 categories during four time slots all over …

A long way from Chicken Road

NOBTS President Dew shares his story of redemption with GO Georgia crowd   JONESBORO  — Jamie Dew's view from his current seat as a seminary president comes from a different perspective …

CLARKSTON  — As back-to-school season began, Clarkston International Bible Church (CIBC) was yet again meeting their community’s needs, one backpack at a time.   During the …

JONESBORO  — Despite our best efforts, everyone – regardless of age, social standing, or even church attendance – stands in need of the life offered through Jesus …

JONESBORO  — Although registration has passed for  GO Georgia  to be held Aug. 16-17 at First Baptist Church, the annual training event is still available to church leaders and …

ATLANTA — News today that the ACLU has filed a lawsuit opposing a recently-passed Georgia law extending protections to unborn children doesn't surprise pro-life supporters. The …

Seven-year-old Kennedy McWhorter prepares to read the Bible, assisted by Emcee Major-Chaplain Wyne Hutchings, at the Cochran-Bleckley Bible Reading Marathon leading up to the National Day of Prayer …

By Jane Rodgers/Southern Baptist TEXAN BROWNSVILLE, Texas (BP) — While state and national officials craft responses to the humanitarian crisis along the Mexico border, Southern Baptist entities -- …

WASHINGTON  — Georgia Baptists’ commitment to fighting human trafficking received a reminder as to the worldwide scope of the problem with the release of the 2019 …

Messengers gather in Legacy Arena at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center June 11-12. This year's annual meeting marked the first time in 20 years all states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and …

Bible Drillers take part in the state competition held May 11 at Flat Creek Baptist Church in Fayetteville. MYRIAH SNYDER/Index MONROE  —  Bible Drill and Speakers  is the …

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary BP/Special By Diana Chandler FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) — Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is committed to protecting survivors of abuse and being a …

Two mothers, one ironclad faith

From when he was a little boy, Pat Wheeler, right, told her son John about another mother out there – Sandra Stone, left – who also loved him very much. SANDRA STONE/Special WAYCROSS — In 1968 …

By Shannon Baker BIRMINGHAM (BP) – Nearly 800 ministers' wives benefited from the quick thinking – and prayer – of this year's Ministers' Wives Luncheon president, Kim Hamm, and her team of …

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