Eric Gorski of the Associated Press reported the results of a survey conducted by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life in a recent article. The survey indicates that from the 35,000 adults surveyed 57% of evangelical church attendees say they believe many religions can lead to eternal life.
Harry Moore is a mild-mannered, sincere Christian gentleman who has spent the last twenty years deepening his faith in the Creator God. He shares his views on “Creationism” as a knowledgeable proponent of that fundamental truth.
Next summer Georgia Baptists will have two opportunities to bring their faith and muscles to two locations for four days of community outreach sponsored by Gallery Church. Congregations should place the dates on their calendars now to be sure the dates are not overlooked.
Those who enjoy hearing a choir of men will surely enjoy the group known as the Men of Praise from First Baptist Church of Snellville directed by Lawton Roberts. One Sunday evening each month the Men of Praise make themselves available to sing in other churches.
Lists of ordained ministers who are not serving in the pastorate at the present time and full-time evangelists in fellowship with a church in cooperation with the Georgia Baptist Convention will be published in the 2008 Georgia Baptist Convention Minutes.
In his first months as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Johnny Hunt has met with more than 500 Southern Baptist leaders, discussing ways to tackle challenges facing the SBC – issues such as baptism-less churches, declining membership, and a generation of pastors disconnected from the broader fellowship of churches.
Union University students recently moved into 14 new student housing buildings when they returned to the campus for the fall semester, less than seven months after a tornado destroyed much of the university’s existing student housing.
Forty-two member institutions of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU) have been listed in the 2008 rankings of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.com.
A call for Southern Baptists and other believers to engage in 40 days of prayer beginning in late September has been issued by the SBC’s North American Mission Board and Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
The son of a prominent leader in the Hamas terrorist organization has publicly declared his faith in Jesus Christ and warned that Israel can never be at peace with the “wicked and cruel” men who lead Hamas.
It was a bit risky taking a group of teenagers used to trips to Six Flags and the beach to a place where they worked hard all day for a week – and didn’t even swim.
No Time Like the present By Bill Blanchard, Pastor, Mountain Park First Baptist Church, Stone Mountain Published September 11, 2008
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Use It or Lose It By Bill Blanchard, Pastor, Mountain Park First Baptist Church, Stone Mountain Published September 11, 2008
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The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published September 11, 2008
Relentless Pursuit: Reaching the Next Generation” is the theme for this year’s State Missions Offering. There is no greater need right now than to reach the next generation. This is one critical area of ministry that is affected by this offering.
I was recently reminded of a problem that many churches, like mine, probably have in common. During a conversation with a fellow church member, he asked the question: “So what is the Cooperative Program? I’ve never heard of it.”
CP - to be or not to be? By Tommy Fountain, Sr., Evangelist, Fountain of Joy Ministries, Inc., Associational Missionary, Mulberry Baptist Published September 11, 2008
The Cooperative Program is vital to the success of the International Mission Board, the North American Mission Board, our six seminaries, and to all the other entities of Southern Baptist life. We have all been blessed by the many ministries supported by and through the Cooperative Program.