The only thing that messed with Hurricane Ida were Hurricane Georgia Baptists, GBC President Bucky Kennedy told messengers during the final session of the 188th annual convention meeting held at First Baptist Church.
Patrick Forrester, the space shuttle astronaut who carried a piece of missions aviation history into space with him on a recent Discovery flight, encourages people to get personally involved in sharing the Gospel outside their comfort zones.
Bryant Wright is a leader in Southern Baptist and Georgia Baptist life. He continues to be a strong supporter of missions and ministry through the Cooperative Program and other Southern Baptist mission causes.
I don't want to be a grumpy old man, a cynical citizen, or a crotchety curmudgeon. However, when it seems that the nation's foundations are being destroyed and the church is under assault it is not easy to be positive.
Baptist aren't perfect, but they come close to it when they are cooperating.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director, GBC Published November 19, 2009
The 188th session of the Georgia Baptist Convention is now history, and what an incredible convention it was. I don't remember anytime in the past 17 years that there has been a finer spirit than what we experienced this year.