“It was pretty complex for me. I’d made the transition from warrior to chaplain before 9/11.”
Anniversaries Pinehurst Baptist Church in Columbus held its 61st anniversary celebration on July 31. In conjunction with the event, the church also recognized the beginning of Pastor Tony Dickerson’s 44th year of ministry with the congregation. Ministerial Moves Eastwood Baptist Church in Columbus Association recently welcomed Bert Arnold as pastor. Stapleton Baptist Church in Kilpatrick/Hephzibah […]
First Baptist Church Nashville held its Winter Revival Feb. 7-10.
Former Georgia Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union presidents are lauding retiring National WMU Executive Director/Treasurer Wanda Lee for her 16 years of service at the woman’s auxiliary to the Southern Baptist Convention. A former Georgian, Lee announced her intentions to retire on Jan. 11 during her report at National WMU’s board meeting at Shocco Springs Conference […]
Two individuals will allow their names to be placed in nomination for Georgia Baptist Convention president. The nominations will be made at the upcoming annual meeting Nov. 9-10 at Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta. Click here for the nomination of Jerry Speer, who serves as pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Columbus. Click here for the […]
Dear Christian Index: Thank you for receiving this letter concerning my upcoming nomination of Rev. Jerry Speer of Northside Baptist Church in Columbus for president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. About four years ago I felt that Jerry should be nominated, but I found out that we had two gifted and qualified men that were […]
Deaths Happi Keenan died April 30. A native of Toombs County, she served for many years alongside her husband of 33 years, Pastor Chuck Keenan of Lilly Baptist Church in Houston Association, as well as a chaplain with law enforcement in Americus and Cordele. In addition, she was instrumental in the founding of homes for […]