The world's largest security training organization has opened a new church-security division and will instruct churches on how to prevent and respond to violent crimes at its annual conference in September.
The bikers come from near and far to the world's largest Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D. on the first full week in August each year. The 2009 Rally drew more than 400,000 motorcycle aficionados to this burgeoning community near the Black Hills of South Dakota.
The North American Mission Board Great Commission Task Force commissioned by former NAMB President Geoff Hammond is being dissolved, but members have been asked to be available for input and involvement as NAMB leaders ask key questions about the effectiveness of the entity's evangelism and church planting efforts.
A week after resigning as president of the North American Mission Board, Geoff Hammond said he is glad to have played a role in helping Southern Baptists "live with urgency" in reaching the continent for Christ.
At this year's Black Church Leadership and Family Conference, church leaders explored a multitude of issues and resources including improving Sunday School, helping churches attract men, strengthening couples, and raising godly kids.
The Vangsnes family of Spartanburg, S.C. and the Minear family of Marietta cling to their strong Christian faith as they continue to pray for their sons' recovery from serious injuries in an SUV rollover accident on Interstate 90 near Belgrade, Mont. on July 21.
It was just an exploratory meeting, discussing ministry possibilities in an Alabama ministry center. Juanita Johnson, one of about 30 people in the room, volunteered to teach adults who needed help with reading and writing.
The People Jesus Knows By Daniel Garnett, Senior Pastor, Beacon Baptist Church, Albany Published August 27, 2009
Mark 2:3-12, 15-17, 23-28
Related Sunday School Lesson, Bible Studies for Life, Sept.13
My fellow Georgia Baptists, it is my joy and honor to invite you to our 2009 Georgia Baptist Convention, "Love Loud, Light it Up." This year we will be meeting at First Baptist Woodstock, home church of our Southern Baptist Convention president, Dr. Johnny Hunt.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director, GBC Published August 27, 2009
Janice had a great idea, "Let's take the grandchildren bowling. Karen has a coupon that will provide for an hour of bowling for up to five people."