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If Hillary Clinton had been elected

On this day last year I wrote two editorials in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election results, each reflecting the possible outcome. The one concerning a presidency under Hillary Clinton …

Election 2016: the editorial we never ran

President-elect Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally in West Des Moines, IA in January 2016. GAGE SKIDMORE/Flickr One year ago today, I wrote two editorials, each reflecting the outcome of …

Georgia Couple serving Christ in Japan

The Greater Tokyo area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. It is a world-class city and will host the 2020 Olympic Games. *Jason and Meredith Reynolds have been married for two …

Immediately after entering the field Friday night, the East Coweta Indians ran to the sideline and prayed. FOX5ATLANTA.COM/Screen grab The Madison, WI-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) …

Family members, friends, and neighbors gathered nearby after a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX, killing 26 in the worst church shooting in the nation's history. …

At least 26 worshippers at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX – a Southern Baptist Church – were gunned down during this morning's worship service. CNN/Special[/caption] SUTHERLAND …

Challenge students and watch them excel

MONROE — The students of First Baptist Church in Monroe have been hard at work to raise money for Disaster Relief. On Sunday, Oct. 29 Bobby Boswell, assistant executive director of the Georgia …

It seems that everywhere I turn these days for information and inspiration, the emphasis is on leadership. Books on leadership make up a sizable portion of the Christian non-fiction market. Blogs on …

When Ebenezer Scrooge meets Jesus …

John Gilmore, as Ebenezer Scrooge, holds Tiny Tim, played by Adrian Scranton, in a prior performance of "The Gospel According to Scrooge" at Lakeside Baptist Church in Milledgeville. After a …

Whatever happened to evangelism?

In the early 1970s Karl Menninger wrote a book entitled Whatever Became of Sin? Menninger was an American psychiatrist who concluded that while almost everyone grapples with a sense of guilt and …

MARIETTA — During the 20-year pastorate of Clark Hutchinson at Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta , the church experienced phenomenal growth. The church became known as “Excited Eastside.” …

Draper Tower at LifeWay Christian Resources is scheduled for demolition Dec. 2. The entitity's move to its new location in downtown Nashville is slated for mid-November. LIFEWAY/Special By Diana …

Acts 4:36-37; 9:26-27; 11:19-26 Rick C. Statham, Sr., senior pastor Salem Baptist Church, McDonough "Mildred" – what does that name mean to you? To me it means strong encourager! …

Editorial: Watch out for Jose Altuve

HOUSTON — The current World Series has been full of drama, home runs, marathon battles on the diamond, outstanding players, and come-from-behind wins. The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers …

Talk about taboo. According to a Barna Research study, at some point in their ministry 24 percent of pastors doubt the very faith they preach.  The observation came from The State of Pastors …

LAWRENCEVILLE — Christian Index readers have long recognized the clarion call which the state paper maintains for mission support at home and abroad. In fact, the paper’s slogan of “Reaching …

BRASELTON — Mulberry Baptist Association recognized Shuford and Ann Jones for their faithful ministry with a Lifetime Achievement Award at their associational meeting on Oct. 26, 2017. Alan Hall, …

Daily Bible Readings: Nov. 1-15

Passages via oneyearbibleonline.com .

Why are you a card-carrying Baptist?

Since I retired as a pastor two years ago I am often asked what, if anything, I am doing. I explain I am doing a little teaching, writing, counseling, and last but not least serving (part-time) as …

Elizabeth Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Craig Oliver serves as pastor, averaged over 7,300 in worship attendance in 2016. To view the complete list, click on this image or the link in the …

Randy C. Davis, president and executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, speaks during a press conference held Oct. 25. CORRINE ROCHOTTE/TN Baptist and Reflector By Lonnie Wilkey/TN …

Anniversaries are important, especially centennial and bicentennial anniversaries, but a quincentennial anniversary is most notable. We are coming up on a quincentennial anniversary on Halloween, or …

At right, Georgia Baptist Mission Board state missionary Bryan Alexander presents a plaque of recognition for Macedonia Baptist Church to Pastor David Shelton. MACEDONIA BAPTIST/Special OXFORD — …

An overflow crowd showed up at Grace Baptist Church in Monroe Oct. 22 for Monroe Area high School Purple Hurricanes Day. The gathering included the baptisms of five MAHS football players. GRACE …

New Deacons On Sept. 1, Isle of Hope Baptist Church in Savannah named  Warren Baxter , Clyde Griffin , and Grover Zipperer to serve on its deacon council. Tommy and Linda Jordan …

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