Anniversaries First Baptist Church in LaFayette recognized Roger Stansell’s 19 years as minister of youth and recreation on June 24. Deaths Longtime Georgia Baptist pastor Ray Burnette, of Cordele, died June 20 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. He was 61. During his ministry, Burnette served as pastor of Red Oak Baptist Church in Sylvester, Arabi […]
Dr. James H. “Jim” Griffith, 89, executive director emeritus of the Georgia Baptist Convention, died early this morning at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City. He had been admitted to the facility on Wednesday in failing health.
Longtime evangelist John E. Hull, 90, of Marietta, died March 12. The Tennessee native served as a minister for more than 65 years, serving in churches as both a pastor and evangelist. He was related to Cordell Hull, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former Secretary of State under President Franklin Roosevelt. In 1948 he began […]