Truett-McConnell College opened its on-campus World Missions Center July 1, 2009, with H. Edward Pruitt as its director. On August 29 the college named the Center for Scott Harrison, a physician who is also the founder of CURE International.
The more than 2,000 church planters, pastors and ministry leaders attending the Send North America Conference at First Baptist Church here brought with them what is often considered one of their greatest assets in ministry: their wives.
Though the Winter Olympic Games in Russia are still 18 months away, church planters in the host city of Sochi are already hard at work to capitalize on what the "Olympic Spirit" will bring to their city.
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 2012 Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Report.
LifeWay Christian Resources is awaiting results of a theological study of Olivet University before deciding whether to sell LifeWay Glorieta Conference Center to Olivet, even as media outlets debate whether the California-based university has heretical ties.
Author and pastor Rick Warren has announced he won't be hosting a forum this year with President Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, saying it would be "hypocritical" to host the event in light of the two campaigns' negative tone.
GuideStone Financial Resources trustees have approved a recommendation to change the Southern Baptist entity's ministry assignment to make its mutual funds available to Southern Baptist and other evangelical church members.
LifeWay Christian Resources and Student Life, Inc., minister to more than 100,000 teenagers each year as two of the largest providers of Christian student conferences. On Aug. 15, Student Life officially became part of the LifeWay family of resources.
Unsteady, surely, I was going to fall off a curb and spill my brains on the streets of San Diego. I couldnít even stand up straight on the Segway, wobbling, as my 16-year-old daughter laughed at me.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published September 6, 2012
I want to take the opportunity presented by this article to thank all Georgia Baptists who went to London to minister during the Olympics. Dating back to our involvement in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Georgia Baptists have played a major role in ministry during Olympic events. The "More than Gold" witnessing tool was developed for the Atlanta Olympics and has been used every Olympics since. God has used this means of witnessing to bring many thousands to faith in Christ over the years.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), the German philosopher, is considered one of the most important and original thinkers in the history of Western civilization. He grew up as the son of a Lutheran pastor and attended some of the most prestigious schools in Germany.