Index editor J. Gerald Harris and Congressman Jody Hice, former Georgia Baptist pastor, will join other speakers at the We Stand with God Rally in downtown Atlanta April 22. The event will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m at Liberty Plaza across from the State Capitol building. Event organizers say more than 10,000 attended similar rallies in South Carolina and about 7,000 […]
When Governor Nathan Deal vetoed the religious liberty bill, he didn’t do it because he cares about diversity or the LGBT community. He did it because he didn’t want his state’s brand new temple to be sitting empty on Super Bowl Sunday.
For years we have sought to engage our Georgia Baptist family in speaking up when matters that need the strong support of believers are being considered under the Gold Dome.
The argument that Atlanta could lose out to cities in Florida and Louisiana because of a religious liberty bill is ludicrous, because those two states already passed similar legislation.
“[T]he ‘religious freedom law’, or ‘Free Exercise Protection Act’ to which Dr. Schall refers, would give his religion the same freedom of expression that it would give to Christians, Muslims, Mormons, Hindus, or anyone else.
The Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s Executive Committee has expressed strong support for lobbyist Mike Griffin in the wake of comments on religious liberty that were taken out of context by state legislators. The moment included a laying on of hands, a standing ovation after his report, and the passing of a resolution commending him for […]
High schools would also be prohibited from participating in an athletic association that prohibits member schools for playing against schools from other associations.
“… just as Bull Conner underestimated the will of the people in the 1960s I believe the federal government has sorely underestimated the determination of ‘we the people.'”