Georgia Baptists are bringing Christmas joy throughout Appalachia this month as a record number of backpacks are finding their way into the arms and hearts of underprivileged children. Many churches are delivering the gifts in person through previously determined distribution sites; other backpacks are being delivered through local missionaries and churches. Thousands were delivered in […]
2016 GBC annual meeting
SAVANNAH — Missions education and missions service remain at the heart of Georgia’s Woman’s Missionary Union existence, and those goals were front and center during the agency’s annual report to Convention messengers. State Missionary Beth Ann Williams, who oversees the ministry as Georgia WMU executive director, showcased the efforts by teens and women to tell […]
SAVANNAH — Messengers to the 195th annual session of the Georgia Baptist Convention approved the 2016 Report of the Committee on Nominations. That report can be viewed here.
SAVANNAH — Stepping in front of a crowded Calvary Baptist Temple sanctuary Nov. 15, Mackenzie Ford spoke from experience on her award-winning speech “For Such a Time as This.” Ford, a student at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, began crafting her speech last March as a senior at Lowndes County High School. Delivering […]
Resolutions on illegal immigration, pastoral response to culture, and appreciation approved by messengers at annual meeting
SAVANNAH — Georgia Baptist messengers approved two resolutions on illegal immigration and a Christian response to culture and one expressing gratitude to the host church and Association as they wound down their two-day annual meeting at Calvary Baptist Temple. The resolutions were approved on Nov. 15. The Resolution on a Christian Response to Illegal Immigration […]