This Sunday, Georgia Baptists statewide will observe Mission:Dignity Sunday. It’s an important time of the year when congregations pay tribute to retired ministers who sacrificially gave of their time and talents to share the gospel in churches large and small. Unfortunately, most of those congregations are small … very small, in fact. So, small that […]
“I get teary-eyed just thinking about it now. Those memories are still very real to me.”
First Douglas receives Vick Award for Mission:Dignity support.
“…they are loved and not forgotten in their later years.”
Retirement years are hard for many Americans. Trying to survive entirely on less than a $1,000 Social Security check is not the way many envision their Golden Years. That reality is well-known among retired Southern Baptist pastors and their spouses as they near the end of their ministry careers. Many of those have served small […]
Four Georgia Mission:Dignity recipients received an early Christmas gift on December 14 from Georgia Baptist Mission Board state missionaries. During the annual Christmas chapel service, followed by the staff Christmas luncheon, two of the recipients were present to receive the unexpected gifts while two others received theirs at home later that afternoon. Earlier this year […]
“It was hard to raise four children on a country pastor’s salary, but the Lord always met our needs.”