Georgia Baptist Mission Board staffer Ovidio Cabrera speaks during a Hispanic church strengthening conference in Savannah on Saturday. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index VIENNA, Ga. – Large numbers of Hispanics arriving in the Bible Belt in search of jobs and better lives are embracing evangelical Christianity with a zeal that is sparking spiritual revival. The […]
Julio Arriola, executive director of Hispanic relations and mobilization for the SBC Executive Committee, leads worship at the Hispanic Fellowship Celebration June 13. By Keila Diaz NASHVILLE (BP) – Hispanic Baptists showed up by the hundreds to the Hispanic Celebration ahead of the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting Sunday (June 13). The more than 800 Hispanic […]
By Amy WhitfieldNASHVILLE (BP) – Julio Arriola has been named executive director of Hispanic relations and mobilization at the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. The new role is a partnership, jointly funded by the EC and the North American Mission Board with a primary focus to bring more Hispanic churches into the Southern Baptist family.”Julio […]
“He said to me and my brothers, ‘Christ gave His life for us, so we must give ours for him.”
Tropical storm Irma blasting Georgia but finding shelter in churches.
This is the seventh of a dozen stories highlighting the upcoming Nov. 14-15 annual meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention in Savannah. The stories are being published on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through Nov. 11 and include both Convention-related content and a look at how the Savannah Baptist Association is making a Kingdom impact in […]
SAVANNAH — During any day of the week, a young mother most likely turns to 94.7 on her radio dial to receive health tips for herself and her family. Later, an automobile mechanic may be listening to the station to hear a two-way discussion of a previous week’s sermon. And even later, a […]
A Saturday evening event focusing on Hispanic churches in the Georgia Baptist Mission Board will be live-streamed for all audiences.
DULUTH — The calendar said January 6 but the carols sung in Spanish said that the Christmas season had not yet ended – at least not before the night was over. More than 250 members and guests crowded the First Baptist Church fellowship hall for the first Three Kings Day Celebration that honored the bringing […]