By Mike Griffin The 199th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention will be held at First Baptist Church Jonesboro, 147 Church Street, Jonesboro, Ga 30236 on November 9-10, 2021. I will be collecting proposed resolutions for the 2021 annual convention until November 2, 2021 in my office. Please email resolutions with messenger’s name, cell […]
Aaron McCollough, leader of the Troup Baptist Association, is marshalling opposition to a reported plan to bring casino gambling to the LaGrange area. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index LaGRANGE, Ga. – News that a coalition of casino companies will be making a major push to expand gambling in Georgia has Aaron McCollough concerned. McCollough, leader […]
Suzanne and Rachel Guy pose outside a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Marietta, Ga. By Roger AlfordThe Christian Index MARIETTA, Ga. – Suzanne and Rachel Guy exude kindness. It shines in their eyes. It resonates in their voices. The mother-daughter duo from First Baptist Church in Woodstock are on the frontlines of the continuing battle over […]
Mike Griffin, legislative agent for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, encourages church leaders and students to be engaged in the political process. By Roger Alford CLEVELAND, Ga. – A long-time pastor who now speaks on behalf of 1.4 million Georgia Baptists in the state Capitol called Monday for reinforcements to help ensure political leaders do […]
Mike Griffin is shown in this file photo speaking to a group of Georgia Baptists. By J. Gerald Harris ATLANTA – Mike Griffin, Georgia Baptist Mission Board Public Affairs Representative at the state Capitol, has quite a variety of speaking opportunities, and recently addressed a gathering sponsored by the Restoration Project hosted by Catherine Davis, […]
Like it or not, our country is reaping the bitter fruits of generations of Christians who believed it was somehow wrong to be engaged in the political process. Their withdrawal has meant God’s people have had little voice in issues that truly matter, issues of great ethical and moral significance. In the meantime, groups that […]
A group of Georgia Baptists gather at the state Capitol for an event led by Mike Griffin who oversees the public affairs ministry of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. ____________ By Roger Alford ATLANTA, Ga. – To effectively shape public policy, Georgia’s largest conservative voting bloc needs to know how and when to use its […]
Our rights come from God, NOT from GOVERNMENT!
The Georgia Legislature opens today for its 40-day run and Georgia Baptists are there to protect Biblical values.
Churches are encouraged to join together for praying for state government in special Nov. 6-10 emphasis.
The videos are an important education resource for Georgia Baptists.