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Dear Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee and the Churches and Baptist Bodies of our Convention Family,  When I arrived in Nashville to serve the Lord and our Baptist …

By Mike Griffin The 199th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention will be held at First Baptist Church Jonesboro, 147 Church Street, Jonesboro, Ga 30236 on November 9-10, 2021.  …

Editor’s note: The Georgia Baptist Mission Board has invited nationally known attorneys Gregory Love and Kimberlee Norris to lead two free workshops for church leaders on prevention of child sexual …

By Ronnie Floyd The month of October is Pastor Appreciation Month. This is the time to champion your pastor. Pastors are God-called servant-leaders who feed the people of God through …

By Paul Chitwood In late July, Michelle and I, along with two of our daughters, traveled overseas, where we met with more than 60 of your missionaries and their kids. We were so encouraged by the …

No matter a person’s age, navigating the call to ministry can be a confusing journey. That’s why the folks at the Georgia Baptist Mission Board deserves a word of thanks for a new initiative …

By David Jeremiah EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – Caitlin McNeil, a 21-year-old Scottish singer, and her friends couldn’t agree about the color of a dress they saw on the Internet. Some in their group …

Bridge named in honor of Georgian killed in Afghanistan. By Charles Jones The nation was transfixed by the images repeatedly flashed across the screens. It was a blow beyond our collective …

Georgia Baptist Convention President Kevin Williams discusses the role missions have played in the growth of First Baptist Church Villa Rica. By Buck Burch Churches are ready to get back to going. …

By Ronnie FloydOn Saturday, September 11, 2021, America will observe the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. On this day, it seemed the world stopped as all eyes and hearts observed the horrific events that …

By Mike Griffin Plain and simple: Public accommodation and anti-discrimination laws that protect sexual orientation or gender identity can end up being a form of religious censorship, discrimination …

Every year in September, Georgia’s 1.4 million Southern Baptists have an opportunity to give to Mission Georgia , an initiative that is having a tremendous impact right here at home. Simply put, …

By Jason Dees As pastors, we need to continually ask what is shaping our preaching, and sadly as I have listened to sermons and talked to pastors and parishioners, I am convinced that much of …

The Spirit of the Lord seemed to move upon the hearts of the people – Mrs. A.P. Hill By Charles Jones With an inconspicuous beginning, Georgia’s Great Revival of 1827-1828 represented the …

By Ronnie Floyd Together, We Need Extraordinary Prayer and Cooperation The current challenges across America and the world are extraordinary. Together, we need to respond with a commitment to …

By Mike Griffin Georgia Baptists are looking forward to having Dr. Gregory Love back in Georgia for two very timely, free workshops on protecting children in our churches from sexual abuse. Because …

Paul Baxter By Paul Baxter The idea of God “punishing the children for the fathers’ iniquity to the third and fourth generations ” seems utterly unfair and certainly unchristian, but we find …

Paul Baxter By Paul Baxter The above question arises out of the apparent conflicts and contradictions between the Jewish Old Testament and the Christian New Testament.  As Christians who accept …

Buck Burch By Buck Burch It’s always great to go on a mission trip! But it’s also great to celebrate another team’s trip. We can pray for them as they prepare. We can pray alongside them as …

Stuckey Baptist Church may be small but it certainly has a big heart. The rural church in Glenwood, Ga., has fewer than 30 people in attendance on Sunday mornings, but it is one of the state’s most …

By Roger Alford I can’t help but laugh when I think of the old joke about the preacher’s visit with an elderly widow who, upset about losing her dentures, needed to be consoled. You remember …

By David Jeremiah Macy’s annual  Believe  campaign has become a successful annual event. Each Christmas, children of all ages write letters to “Santa Claus” and post them in mailboxes at …

By Mike Griffin For the seventh year in a row, we have had to deal with legislation seeking to expand gambling in the state of Georgia. During this year’s 2021 legislative session, …

What everyone is Georgia knows is that former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran is a good man. In fact, Cochran is a hero in evangelical circles because he took on the city of Atlanta in a …

Georgia's signing nurse, Judy Hayes, center, made headlines in The Christian Index. By Roger Alford From my seat at The Christian Index, I have a closeup view of all the amazing things Georgia …

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