Shorter University sells its conference center for $1.2 million. By J. Gerald Harris NORMAN PARK – On March 25, 2021, the board of trustees of Shorter University voted to give President Don Dowless the privilege of selling the Georgia Baptist Conference Center at Norman Park by means of an auction. On June 30, the […]
Fifteen years ago this week Georgia Baptists turned out in force to house evacuees from both Hurricane Katrina and Rita. This weekend another Category 5 storm, Irma, will make landfall in Florida.
“…Norman, I’ll miss you, old friend.”
Lilburn church takes in 100 evacuees; First Moultrie at capacity with 110, Norman Park beds down 350
LILBURN – Savannah pastor Samuel Rodriguez never thought of himself as a latter-day Moses, moving his people to the Promised Land … but he reenacted much of the same role this week as he moved them from Savannah to higher ground. As Hurricane Matthew pounded the Florida coastline and slowly inched its way toward Georgia […]
“Folks have donated food and other items that may be in short supply. One woman even dropped off a therapy cat.”
Summer is an amazing season of the year for ministry throughout the Georgia Baptist Convention. Both of our conference centers at Toccoa and Norman Park as well as our camp facilities at Pinnacle, the WMU camp, and Kaleo in Forsyth, Georgia have schedules that are packed with many wonderful activities during the summertime. Literally hundreds […]