Georgia Baptist Mission Board Statement on Open Letter to Pastors – “Georgia Religious Freedom Being ‘Held in The Balance’”
“In context, Mike’s audience was Georgia Baptist Pastors and leaders, in order to challenge the church not to be silent about spiritual convictions and to speak out in order to avoid the repeating of history.”
“… as a fellow professed believer in Christ I urge you to do the right thing and make certain that people of faith in Georgia are protected.”
“… in our society there are many good, well meaning people whose characterization of God’s love is a love that only exhorts but never exposes, restores but never rebukes, comforts but never confronts, consoles but never corrects.”
The statistics for 2015 include attendance of 30,965 in the tents for special events. There were 703 salvations reported from the tent ministry for the year. There were 486 rededication decisions and 10 baptisms that took place under the tent.
“The consequences of allowing marijuana to be grown in Georgia does create a difficult law enforcement challenge and it does put the state a step closer to the legalization of recreational use.”
Mission Georgia is a year-round emphasis, but in a special way September initiates a special season of prayer and giving for State Missions. Jesus said to his disciples that “repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” From our very inception Southern Baptists have been know […]
In my day-to-day work among Georgia Baptists I get so much joy from serving the ministers in our churches across the state. Having grown up in the home of a Southern Baptist pastor, I have a deep love and appreciation for those pastors and staff ministers who are serving among our Georgia Baptist congregations. I […]