Story courtesy of SEBTS Communications WAKE FOREST, NC — Jeff Struecker, lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, GA, and former Ranger and retired chaplain for the United States Army, graduated this spring from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) with a doctor of philosophy in Christian leadership. Struecker was one of the heroes of […]
JACKSONVILLE, FL — J. Thomas Green, who served as pastor of Georgia’s First Baptist Church of Buford from 1988-96, has been elected to lead the one million-member Florida Baptist State Convention as executive director-treasurer. The current pastor of First Baptist Church in Brandon was tapped by the State Board of Missions during its May 29 meeting […]
Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor Tom Rush has been elected president of Ten Commandments Georgia to replace Jody Hice, the organization announced in a May 27 statement.
With additional reporting by Joe Westbury, managing editor PALMETTO — Dr. James H. “Jim” Griffith, 89, executive director emeritus of the Georgia Baptist Convention, died on Thursday, May 7, at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City. He had been admitted to the facility on Wednesday in failing health. Griffith served the state convention in the […]
MOUNT VERNON — Steven Franklin Echols was elected as the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College May 19 on the college’s South Georgia campus. The 59-year-old Atlanta native emerged as the top candidate for the post just four months after the college announced the search committee and six days after the resignation of President Ergun Caner. Echols […]