“No man can do all the work. It takes the Lord and a team.”
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
DULUTH — Mary Cox got several surprises when she became the Georgia Baptist Convention’s (GBC) state coordinator for ministry to minister’s wives. “My very first year in this job, I had two pastor’s wives that were alcoholics,” said Cox, who has served 11 years in this position. “One pastor’s wife wanted help but the pastor […]