S. E. "Granny" Goff calls Beth Robertson "Superwoman". Beth is the wife of Wayne Robertson, who at the last rap of the gavel in Columbus on Tuesday will complete his second year as the president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. "Granny", who is 83 years young, is Beth's fishing "buddy".
Mission Volunteers Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention develops ministry opportunities for all Georgia Baptists to become mission partners throughout Georgia, the United States, and around the world.
Baptist Village Retirement Communities trustees have elected Delos L. Sharpton as the next president/CEO of Georgia Baptist's oldest and largest ministry to senior adults. Sharpton will assume the position upon the retirement of current President/CEO J. Olan Jones who has served for thirty-five years, the last twenty-three as administrator and president/CEO.
LONDON(RNS) - Leaders of the Anglican Communion said Oct. 16 they would not discipline the Episcopal Church for its approval of an openly gay bishop, but warned that Episcopal policies on homosexuality threaten to "tear the fabric of our Communion at its deepest level."
When I was a boy, every time a neighbor visited us, my father would ask me to sing. One night I asked, "Why?" "It's easier," he said, "than asking her to leave."
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director, GBC Published November 6, 2003
The Georgia Baptist Convention annual meeting time has arrived. Many Georgia Baptists from across this great state will be gathering in Columbus to transact Kingdom business, to sing, to pray, and to worship. I trust that when we return to our homes following the meeting we will do so rejoicing over the great way God spoke to our hearts during these days.
Ethics & Public Affairs 'Til death do us part By J. Emmett Henderson, Specialist, Ethics & Public Affairs, GBC Published November 6, 2003
I arrived home from Navy Boot Camp. Margaret and I were married the next day. We both were seventeen. Two weeks later, I sailed to the Philippine Islands. When my "hitch" in the Navy was done, I returned home.
I was privileged to attend the National Prayer Breakfast on February 3, 1994 in Washington, D.C. The occasion attracted a "Who's Who" list of America's most notable government and civic leaders. The primary speaker for the occasion was Mother Teresa of Calcutta, India.
Sir: There has been no small commotion, in recent years, as to the constitutionality of Christian symbols and citations of Scripture in government owned facilities. Rising from the debate are cries that the U. S. Constitution requires a "separation of church and state" - a Jeffersonian phrase not found in the Declaration of Independence nor the U. S. Constitution.