Former Southern Baptist Convention President Tom Elliff is the nominee for the position of president of the International Mission Board. The selection ends nearly 18 months of speculation on who would lead the denomination's global missions enterprise.
Brewton-Parker College Men's Soccer team will host two Barons Spring Break Soccer Camps during both the Vidalia Schools' and Montgomery County Schools' spring breaks March 28-31 and April 19-21, respectively.
Cardboard boxes sit half-opened in the back of the truck. An elementary aged Chinese boy sneaks away from his grandparents, who are standing in a long line of tourists outside a restaurant, to take a look.
Screven County's Pete Wall is a farmer, breeder of livestock, geneticist, pastor, evangelist and all round good guy. He vows that when he was a boy he was so bashful that he was petrified at the thought of speaking to a stranger. Today he is one of the most engaging, gregarious persons in southeast Georgia.
Yearly, thousands of immigrants come to the Atlanta metro area - fleeing poverty, famine, disease, civil war, persecution and even death. If Paulette DeHart has her way, they'll learn English and meet Jesus Christ - not always in that order.
Donald V. Dowless, president of academics at North Greenville University, has been named president at Shorter University. The South Carolina academician will assume the role as the college's 19th president on June 1.
Religion News Service recently reported that the British branch of the YWCA has dropped "Christian" from its official name because according to the charity's officials "it no longer stood for what we are or what we do."
The long-running social and political upheaval in Egypt, which toppled the presidency of Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, also has shaken family structures, one Christian worker says, noting that the resulting uncertainty presents a "key" evangelism opportunity for the global Christian community.
Billy Graham isn't known to say that people are "born Christians," but a quote from President George W. Bush's book that quotes Graham as saying just that has some people scratching their head – and Graham's spokesman asserting the phrase is not in "Graham's lexicon."
SEND is new NAMB strategy NAMB to be decentralized into five regions - Northeast, South, Midwest, West and Canada By Joe Westbury, Managing Editor Published February 24, 2011
SEND. That's the word Kevin Ezell wants Southern Baptists to think of first when they think of the North American Mission Board.
Henry Baptist Association in McDonough has called Ray Gentry as associational missionary effective March 10. Gentry is currently associate pastor of Biblical Guidance at First Baptist Church in Centerville.
A renewed passion for planting churches in North America and taking the Gospel to the ends of the earth will provide the focus for the 2011 SBC Pastors' Conference, the president of that organization said.
An extensive collection of personal records from one of the Southern Baptist Convention's most influential black leaders is now open to researchers at the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives in Nashville, Tenn.
Ministers can find additional help in preparing their 2010 federal income tax returns with the annual Tax Return Preparation and Federal Reporting Guide from GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention.
In my previous editorial I began to outline A.W. Tozer's rules for self-discovery. Tozer died (at age 66) the same year I got married and started my seminary education. His writings helped me maintain my commitment to the infallibility of Holy Scripture during those days in seminary and constantly drew me closer to my Savior.
As I have listened to the banter of those arguing over the issue of Sunday alcohol sales, I am reminded of the story of Pinocchio the wooden puppet who wanted to become a real boy.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published February 24, 2011
Every year the Southern Baptist state convention executive directors get together for a conference. During the week-long meeting we enjoy great fellowship with each other, hear reports from Southern Baptist leaders and converse with each other about our work.