Evangelical leaders say presumptive Republican nominee John McCain made significant strides toward attracting the votes of social conservatives Aug. 16 during a presidential forum in which he and Democrat Barack Obama differed sharply on abortion, “gay rights,” and the judiciary.
Do you believe? By Barbara Curnutt, Executive Director-Treasurer, Georgia Baptist WMU and Women’s Enrichment Ministries Published August 28, 2008
You may ask why we need another prayer conference. The Speechless Prayer Conference is needed now to help God’s people overcome prayerlessness and unbelief so that the power of God might be unleashed across our world. Let me explain.
Inflation didn’t eat away all of the average Southern Baptist pastor’s pay increase over the past two years, but it came close – and churches may have a more difficult time keeping staff members ahead of inflation in 2008.
Georgia Baptists want to know about the kind of education our Baptist colleges are providing for their students. An article appeared in the July 3 issue of The Christian Index entitled “Will your student go to a college that has a biblical worldview?” Three professors from Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland were interviewed and their responses to the questions asked revealed a strong commitment to a biblical worldview.
Tourists snap pictures and shoot video as 60 International World Changers hold an impromptu praise and worship service atop Mars Hill in Athens, Greece. As the students’ voices carry across the crowd, an Iranian man on the fringes presses forward to ask for a copy of the song’s lyrics.
Southern Baptists are organizing an overseas assessment team to evaluate relief needs in the Black Sea country of Georgia in the aftermath of fighting between Georgian and Russian troops and allied militias in the region.
Jeremy Knowles, a member of the Bahamas Olympic swim team, will start a new job as a fourth grade teacher at Hickory Grove Baptist Christian School in Charlotte, N.C., when he returns to the United States from Beijing.
Messengers to the Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists annual convention overwhelmingly voted to change the convention’s name to the Canadian National Baptist Convention, culminating a process that began four years ago.
The new 2008 Baptist Hymnal made its official debut during a morning worship Aug. 8 at LifeWay Christian Resources’ home office in Nashville, Tenn., and again that evening at the city’s renowned Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
The Codex Sinaiticus, thought to be one of the world’s oldest Bibles, is now online in a project led by the British Library to reconnect all its 1,600-year-old parts that are spread across Europe and Egypt’s Sinai desert.
The creator of a controversial calendar featuring shirtless Mormon missionaries has been excommunicated from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after meeting with a disciplinary committee on July 13.
The 2008 summer Olympic games are over and in the last three weeks Michael Phelps has become a household name. Phelps is the United States Olympic swimmer who won a record-breaking eight gold medals in Beijing. Combine the gold he garnered in China to the medals he gathered in Athens four years ago and it is amazingly apparent that he has amassed an unprecedented sixteen Olympic medals, of which fourteen are gold.
Last week I read an article entitled “Twenty something Entrepreneurs” on BusinessWeek.com. The editors of the website had surveyed the tech landscape to identify some of the industry’s most promising entrepreneurs age 30 and under.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published August 28, 2008
Michael Phelps, a name perhaps not known by many prior to the Olympics in Beijing, is a name now known throughout the world.
Vernon T. Vaughan, Jr. of Waycross hit the nail on the head in his recent letter (July 31) titled “Getting back to building up needed in SBC.” All four of his points were excellent. I couldn’t agree with you more Vernon.