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Oscar Torres, left, translates for immigration lawyer Kembra Smith as Brenda Arnold writes notes on the flip board. JOE WESTBURY/Index MOULTRIE — Many Georgia Baptists see the face of Deferred …

This is the first of a two-part series on how Georgia Baptists, through their Literacy Missions ministry, are working to help children caught up in the national debate on DACA. Today’s installment …

On Jan. 25 a new video was released to show that the Religious liberty battle is long way from being over in Georgia. This video is found on the website www.supportrfra.com , a neutral website …

Evangelist Keith Fordham directs those making a response to a life lived through the gospel toward counselors after his sermon Jan. 21 at Harp's Crossing Baptist Church in Fayetteville. RENE …

Do You Need A New Heart?

I remember years ago getting my driver’s license renewed and was asked, “Do you want to be an organ donor?” “I hadn’t thought about it, but I said “YES,” and ever since, my license …

The crowd at the Legislative Prayer Breakfast gathered together in the morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 25 in the James "Sloppy" Floyd Building in Atlanta. GERALD HARRIS/Index ATLANTA — It was a …

DULUTH — Georgia Baptist Mission Board Executive Director J. Robert White became the latest to urge greater involvement supporting legislation to protect religious freedom in the Peach State. …

DULUTH — According to the USA Today, in the seven years following 2006 there were 900 people who died in mass shootings. These tragic incidents should have the vast majority of Americans on the …

By Bob Smientana NASHVILLE, TN — Going to church is a bit like hanging out at Starbucks. The coffee’s hot, the people are friendly, and the Wi-Fi is almost always free. Seven in 10 …

WASHINGTON, DC – Family Research Council today praised the Senate confirmation of Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kans.) to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a position …

Bible Study for Jan. 28: A child of the King

Galatians 4:1-7 Jeff Overton, lead pastor Beulah Baptist Church, Douglasville Paul starts our text out today by addressing an issue many of the people of his day would understand. In …

Longtime staff member Gloria Sutton receives one of many hugs from students who gave her a standing ovation after a street was named in her honor. JOE WESTBURY/Index CLEVELAND — Ethelene Dyer Jones …

You don't reap what you sow; you reap more

By J.D. Greear DURHAM, NC (BP) — Plant a wheat seed, and it will turn into a wheat stalk that can produce hundreds of wheat seeds. Plant an acorn, and it will grow into an oak tree that will …

HAZLEHURST — Anyone looking for southern charm and down-home hospitality might well find it in Hazlehurst, GA. The city’s website says that the southeast Georgia town is a “friendly place to …

Jonathan Gray, left, presents a check for $3.7-million from the estate of the late Mildred Ruth Brown to Truett President Emir Caner. MATTHEW GREGORY/TMU CLEVELAND — A $3.7-million gift from the …

BENTON,KY — Local churches put out calls for prayer tonight after a shooting at Marshall County High School here left two dead and 19 injured. Shortly before 8 a.m. this morning, said reports, the …

Even church leaders struggle with prayer. These findings are anecdotal, but here are my general conclusions about why that happens. Leaders are “fixers” by nature. We are problem solvers who …

It can feel like we live two lives. In the church, that perspective typically associates with the Romans-7-I-wish-I-didn't-do-the-things-I-do lesson. Today though, more Christians find themselves in …

Commentary: 19 clever sermon titles

Last week I had a delightful conversation with Troup Baptist Association’s Aaron McCullough about his dear friend Olin McClain’s sermon “The Prodigal’s Pet Pig.” We both agreed it was a clever title, and it made me think about other interesting, unique sermon titles I have heard through the years.

Adam Harwood and Kevin Lawson have joined with four other gifted biblical scholars to write and edit a much-needed book addressing some very sensitive questions regarding the status of children …

Nature films and God's sovereignty

By Phil Boatwright Phil Boatwright KANSAS CITY, KS (BP) — Most people (including me) seldom turn to nature documentaries when seeking DVD entertainment. That's unfortunate – especially if you …

Hundreds march down Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta for the 2018 March for Life on Friday, Jan. 19. James Merritt, lead pastor of Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, was the featured speaker. …

"Cooky" Kuter, in the back of a Thai ambulance with a broken hip, was able to receive quality healthcare and remain on the field due to gifts from the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. RICK …

Pace assumes pastorate at First Canton

Cliff Pace was voted in as pastor of First Baptist in Canton on Nov. 5, preaching his first sermon in that role on Dec. 24. Previously he served for ten years at Hernando (MS) Baptist Church. FBC …

Declaring His Truth

ATLANTA — All those contemplating retirement should consider what they are retiring to, as well as what they are retiring from. When Doug Hammett, age 78, retired he renewed his commitment to the …

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