Friends and partners in ministry came together Sept. 9 at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Atlanta to celebrate the life of Searcy Garrison, former executive director-treasurer of the Georgia Baptist Convention, who died Sept. 6. He was 98.
It's good food, music, Bible teaching, meeting new people, silly games and staying up late. It's camp, but this one isn't for children - or even teenagers. This one is for adults and somewhere along the way, it changes their lives.
Lists of ordained ministers who are not serving in the pastorate at the present time and full-time evangelists in fellowship with a church in cooperation with the Georgia Baptist Convention will be published in the 2011 Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Report.
I was recently in a meeting where pastors were discussing the decline of baptisms in their churches along with other deteriorating vital signs.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published September 22, 2011
Today I had the privilege of sharing along with my pastor, Frank Cox, in the funeral service for his father, Dr. Dewitt T. Cox. Dewitt was a trusted friend and counselor to me and I will miss him greatly.