A chaplain endorsed by the North American Mission Board informed the agency July 19 that heís leaving the Southern Baptist Convention following an Associated Press story that included his presence at a military gay marriage ceremony.
In many ways Jerry St. Pierre can be described as the life of the party. People crowd around him on the hottest of New Orleans days, seeking great conversation and a cool outlook on life that would put anyone at ease.
On Sunday, June 3, Rehoboth Baptist Church installed Dr. Troy Bush as senior pastor. While he has already assumed the pastorate of the Tucker church, Bush also has the distinct responsibility of pastoring a church hosting ten other congregations on its campus.
The lives of Otis and Jean Hill were changed forever on the evening of Oct. 23, 2008 when tragedy that had just impacted their lives also altered the landscape of life for the members of First Baptist Church of Pooler, where Otis is pastor.
In 1976 at his annual Associational Spring Meeting, associational missionary John Carr shared his vision for a ministry to reach the Golden Isles area of southeast Georgia. When that faith seed was sown, roots began to spread among key Georgia Baptist leaders such as Jim Griffith, Henry Neal, and Jack Lowndes.
Let Your Heart Be Broken By Victor Lyons, pastor, Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana, Douglas and Pearson Published July 26, 2012
Jer. 8:4-13, 18 Ė 9:1
Bible Studies for Life, August 12
Make No Excuses By Victor Lyons, pastor, Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana, Douglas and Pearson Published July 26, 2012
Jeremiah 1:4-14, 17-19
Bible Studies for Life, August 5
No, I am not referring to Johannes Gutenberg, the man who is credited with printing the first Bible with movable type in the West. In fact the Gutenberg Bible, printed in the 1450s, was the first major book produced on a printing press in the world.
In the context of serious theological discussions, it may seem trivial to write about first impressions of guests when they visit your church. But if we could understand that a returning guest has more opportunities to hear the Gospel and experience Christian love and fellowship, we might take the issue a bit more seriously.
What about "gray areas" where the Bible is not specific?
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published July 26, 2012
The time for the election of the President of the United States is quickly approaching. Are you registered to vote? If you are a registered voter, you might think that for most Georgia Baptists that may not be a relevant question since probably most Georgia Baptist church members are registered to vote.