No one questions the right of Georgia university students to learn history or economics. But special interest classes that deal with "male prostitution, "Queer Theory," and "Oral Sex" may be pushing the envelope at taxpayer’s expense.
Frank Page, former Southern Baptist Convention president and pastor of First Baptist Church in Taylors, S.C., has been selected to serve on President Barack Obama's 25-member Council of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
The North American Mission Board plans to invest up to $1.2 million in 2010 on a strategic national media buy during that year's implementation of the Southern Baptist Convention-wide evangelism emphasis, God's Plan for Sharing (GPS).
The lone stoplight in Sardis swings over the intersection of highways 23 and 24. The only culinary choice is the Our Family Café. A single grocery story - Jenkins IGA - serves its just-over 1,000 residents.
Fireproof, the third big-screen production of Sherwood Baptist Church, continues to gather national recognition five months after its late September rollout in Hollywood.
A machine requiring all parts Georgia Baptists in public service part of Legislative Prayer Breakfast By Scott Barkley, Production Editor Published February 12, 2009
Terry England takes his role very seriously. Options are placed before him. He measures each one carefully, lining it up with his faith and how Scripture speaks to the subject. He calls it "an informal litmus test," but it works.
Year-to-date contributions through the Southern Baptist Convention's Cooperative Program are 0.81 percent ahead of the same time frame last year, according to a news release from SBC Executive Committee President and Chief Executive Officer Morris H. Chapman.
As 100 Southern Baptist Disaster Relief crews from a dozen states continue to mobilize, more than 160,000 people remain without electricity as of last week in Arkansas and Kentucky, the two states hardest hit by recent ice storms.
In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2008, Union University President David S. Dockery drifted through the wreckage. Only hours before, an EF-4 tornado had ripped its way through the campus, leaving injured students and piles of rubble in its wake.
An appeals court panel has declared that the Missouri Baptist Convention cannot legally prevent the breakaway of Windermere Baptist Conference Center because of the contents of a charter filed by the convention's former executive director in 2000.
When volunteer youth leader Nira Seiber from Knoxville, Tenn., decided to attend Conclave, she expected to enjoy it. By the second day of meetings, she was ready to take on the world - or at least a room full of teenagers.
Pray for Others By Joe McGee, Director of missions, Consolation Baptist Association Published February 12, 2009
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Be Aware By Joe McGee, Director of missions, Consolation Baptist Association Published February 12, 2009
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