At the September 2020 Executive Committee meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention, a recommendation was made and passed by the Committee to suspend operations at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa on Sept. 30 and engage in discussions with an interested buyer. Since that time the Toccoa property has been purchased by Pine Cove […]
The Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa has sold to Pine Cove Christian Camps, which is based out of Texas. The sale was made official on Dec. 22, 2020.
“No man can do all the work. It takes the Lord and a team.”
Georgia Baptist Executive Director J. Robert White greeted the attendees…
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.
“Just a half-hour a week of personal instruction has shown to have tremendous impact…”
For a quarter century David Lowery worked for the U.S. Forest Service but rarely saw the Great Outdoors. He served indoors as a computer manager, keeping the systems running so others could do their jobs as efficiently as possible. But when he retired six years ago one of the first things he did was to […]
Deaths Lucille Minchew Comish, of Macon, died Feb. 12. She was 95. A native of Waycross, Lucille Minchew attended Southwestern Seminary, where she met Allen Comish. They married at First Baptist in Brunswick and worked together for almost 60 years with Southern Baptist churches and the convention, mostly through the Baptist Sunday School Board, now LifeWay […]
“…Norman, I’ll miss you, old friend.”
“It was hard to raise four children on a country pastor’s salary, but the Lord always met our needs.”
“Our guests have remarked that the best part and welcoming surprise of this event is the presence of the Holy Spirit, making this a spiritual as well as a fun experience.”
TOCCOA — Brenda and Preston West served for 18.5 years in Central America and India before learning of the International Mission Board’s 2015 early retirement incentive. Glenn and Cile Borders ministered for 20 years in Budapest, Hungary; Paris, France; and the Ivory Coast before hearing of the imminent downsizing of IMB field staff. And Calvin […]