Paul Baxter, pastor of LaGrange's First Baptist Church on the Square, was born in the London borough of Harrow, England on the northwestern side of the metropolis. Harrow is known for its independent boarding school for boys, which is the second most prestigious such school in Great Britain after Eton.
Tennessee may be called the Volunteer State, but Georgia has no shortage of laity who are willing to volunteer their God-given talents to bring others to faith. The ongoing Georgia Baptist partnership with St. Petersburg and Moscow is highly dependent on such individuals for it to be a success.
North American Mission Board trustees adopted a formal “network guidelines” document at their May 16 meeting that codifies what it expects of church planters and their relationships with church planting networks.
Bart Ponders has always had a special place in his heart for preaching the Gospel to youth. He was led to Christ by a youth minister. He’s the father of two young children that have accepted salvation in Jesus.
Eric Hankins, pastor of First Baptist Church in Oxford, MS, has submitted a resolution on the “Sinner’s Prayer” to the Resolutions Committee for consideration at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in New Orleans, June 19-20.
Passages, an interactive Bible museum featuring the Green Collection, is being held over until June 30 in Atlanta. Since last November more than 20,000 people have visited the incredible display of rare and ancient Bibles, manuscripts, scrolls and artifacts at the Passages location on 1201 Hammond Drive near Perimeter Mall.
Just a few years ago, I sat in the University of Georgia football stadium as my son Todd walked across the stage to receive his college degree. As the ceremony ended with the traditional toss of the graduation caps, my wife Anne and I also were celebrating that Todd was beginning his new life with no student loan debt.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published May 31, 2012
Summertime brings many activities and projects. You may be assembling playground equipment for your children or grandchildren, or any one of a myriad of projects for someone else or for yourself. I have a difficult time with the instructions on so many of the products that need assembly. Connect “A” to “B” and twist tightly into “C,” just does not always come across as clear to me.