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Issue Date: 2011-01-27
Volume: 190
Number: 2

News

Abilene honors the Harrells for 30 years of service to the church

On Jan. 16 Bill Harrell was honored on the occasion of his 30th anniversary as pastor of Abilene Baptist Church in Martinez.
First Woodstock leads state in CP giving

In an exclusive interview with The Christian Index on June 3, then-Southern Baptist Convention president Johnny Hunt was asked, "Has being the SBC president given you more or less of an appreciation for our Convention?"
Seven named to Cooperative Program study committee

A committee to study Georgia Baptists' Cooperative Program allocations can begin their work following the appointment of a seven-member committee.
David Smith resigns from Brewton-Parker presidency
Accepts chairmanship at Dallas Baptist University

David R. Smith has resigned as president of Brewton-Parker College to accept a department chairmanship at Dallas Baptist University in Texas.
Georgia represented at NOBTS fall graduation ceremonies
Nine students with Georgia ties took part in commencement at New Orleans Seminary Dec. 18.
Saying goodbye to friends of nearly 30 years
GBC recognizes state missionaries caught in downsizing

Perhaps Juliet said it best when, speaking to Romeo, she voiced, "Parting is such sweet sorrow."
Brewton-Parker students minister to new believers in Peruvian villages

Lauren Parnell is a Georgia Baptist state missionary, serving as the campus minister at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Evangelists | God's gift to the church

Our Georgia Baptist evangelists are focused, faithful and sometimes even appear to be fanatics, but unfortunately many congregations seem to be so satisfied with apathy and mediocrity that the enlivening ministry of an evangelist is not considered a viable option for the church. Could anything be more tragic?

People and Places

Obituaries
Honors
Ministerial Moves
Help and hope for Haiti

Cooperative Program Stories

The heart of cooperation

I could have titled this article "The Miracle of Cooperation." I even thought about titling it "When God Adds Up." I want to share with you some important aspects of cooperative ministry and, yes, the Cooperative Program.

Bible Study

God Loves the Unlovely

Hosea 1:2-9; 3:1-5
Bible Studies for Life, Feb 6
God Loves Loyalty

Hosea 6:1 - 7:2
Bible Studies for Life, Feb 13

Columns

What it was, was football

Andy Griffith recorded a monologue for Colonial Records in 1953 entitled "What is Was, Was Football."
Child's fears have interrupted bedtime
The Open Door

I recently joined the Sons of Jubal.