Summer missions conjures up different images for different individuals, such as leading a campfire worship service or teaching Bible stories at a Vacation Bible School. But sometimes the real world breaks into that idyllic setting, along with some lightening bolts and rolling thunder.
New Orleans Seminary President Chuck Kelley recently announced two new scholarships - one for bi-vocational ministers and another for African-American students. Money for the scholarships was donated by a Louisiana-based family foundation.
Southern Baptists have become advocates of a massive church planting movement. We have been told that new churches grow faster than old churches, that the best way to push back the darkness is to establish new churches.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published August 25, 2011
Last week I had the joy of participating in the President's Generosity Summit banquets held at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins, and Morningside Baptist Church in Valdosta.