Like many Southern Baptists, Joe McGee has a high regard for the Bible. But unlike most, his dates back several hundred years - when translators were being burned at the stake for simply printing what has become the world's most popular book.
New Orleans Seminary has announced that in light of the economic recession and a reduction in Cooperative Program funding, the seminary will lay off three professors, ask four professors to shift to part-time status, and eliminate six ministry-based faculty positions, effective Aug. 1.
Pastor Ken Nichols of Sardis Baptist Church once had to do a lot of counting - the number of miles between meetings as a committee member in Hephzibah Association, the number of minutes used to get to those meetings, the price for a gallon of gas.
The first commencement celebration for the Georgia Baptist Convention's Arabic Bible Institute was held at First Baptist Church in Lilburn on April 16. Nicolas Murr, pastor of Briarlake Arabic Fellowship in Decatur, presided over the graduation ceremony.
Trinity Baptist Church celebrated 20 years of ministry on Sunday, April 10. John Carr, the missionary for Southeast Baptist Association, was guest preacher for the morning worship service, which was followed by a fellowship meal.
Timeless By J. Gerald Harris, Editor Published May 5, 2011
For years the King James Version of the Bible was the number one selling book in America and perhaps in the English-speaking world.
Two Rivers Baptist Church, a prominent Southern Baptist congregation in Nashville, changed its name March 20 to the "Fellowship at Two Rivers," saying the change was driven by a desire to distance itself from controversies in recent years.
I had just gotten home from having preached at Liberty Baptist Church in Dalton on Sunday evening. I had changed clothes and sat down to relax for an hour or so before retiring for the evening when the message came across the bottom of our television screen stating that a breaking news story was about to be released from the White House.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published May 5, 2011
Every year on Mother's Day, Georgia Baptists receive a special offering for our Georgia Baptist Children's Homes & Family Ministries. What more appropriate time could there possibly be to express our appreciation for the ministry of our Children's Homes than on Mother's Day?