Small churches and bivocational pastors are a Great Commission powerhouse, a North American Mission Board leader told the Bivocational Small Church Leadership Network during the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.
Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee are .36 percent below the same time frame last year, according to a news release from SBC Executive Committee President and Chief Executive Officer Frank Page.
Aisha Ellis, a member of Peace Baptist Church in Tucker who will begin her freshman year at Tuskegee University in the fall, served as a page at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix last month. She also served as a page at the 2010 Convention in Orlando.
Brewton-Parker College trustees have adopted the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 as the school's doctrinal mission statement. The policy-making body also instructed the college's Presidential Search Committee to seek a president who ascribes to the historical document.
Georgia Baptist up-and-coming vocalists and musicians have been recognized for outstanding musical skills through the annual Youth Music Camp and All-State Choir and Orchestra competition.
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Generosity: Roswell Baptist Association An Association of Churches with Open Hands By Mike Williams, State MIssionary, Vice President for Operations/Assistant Executive Director Published July 14, 2011
Members attending the Georgia Baptist Convention's 3,564 churches, give an average of 2.33 percent of their income to their local church every Sunday. That is a total of $15.88 per week as the offering plate passes by. Not so in Roswell Baptist Association.
Assistant prosecutor Christopher Darden thought for certain that the dark leather glove found at the crime scene would surely link former American football star and actor Orenthal James Simpson to the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.