John D. Ashcroft, who addressed the Georgia Baptist Convention annual meeting Sunday night rally in 1998, was attorney general of the United States from 2001-2005. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his J. D. degree from the University of Chicago School of Law. He served as Missouri's attorney general and governor prior to being elected to the the United States Senate in 1994.
I was extremely impressed by the great help that the staff of the Georgia Baptist Convention gave to make the Oct. 17 one-day evangelism conference at the Baptist Missions and Ministry Center possible.
More than 200 pastors and spouses gathered as guests of the Georgia Baptist Missions and Ministry Center on Oct. 17 to hear evangelist and former Southern Baptist Convention President Bailey Smith exhort them to evangelize.
They came from Spanish-speaking countries seeking a better life in America and in so doing learned how to articulate their faith in biblically sound, easy-to-grasp methods. That was the backstory to the first graduating class of New Jerusalem Bible Institute in an historic ceremony held at the Baptist Missions and Ministry Center.
Some churches send mission teams to distant lands and remote areas of the United States to be ambassadors of hope and goodwill. Under the leadership of William Blosch, director of missions for Mercer and Thomas County Baptist associations, several churches decided to make the trek to Brewton-Parker College to assist with needed repair work and landscaping.
It's like learning to swim by being pushed off the high dive – and Mason Barrett just got shoved. The 33-year-old real estate agent sits wide-eyed in a tiny, crowded living room in Madagascar's capital city, trying desperately to understand what anyone around him is saying. Hands fly in a flurry of conversation, mostly get-to-know-you type questions: What's your name? Are you married? Were you born deaf?
Regret weighs down many Americans. According to a new study from LifeWay Research, almost half the country feels the weight of a bad choice from their past, even though a vast majority believe God gives second chances.
The power of music Jubalheirs celebrate 40th anniversary with Russia tour By Joe Westbury, Managing Editor Published October 31, 2013
On a cool, drizzly October morning outside a crowded subway station in St. Petersburg, a dozen Jubalheirs lift their voices in praise to God. Across town, a like number minister at an orphanage while spouses work at a construction site.
While many churches struggle to keep the doors open, Salem Baptist Church has found a simple formula for remaining vibrant as a church and relevant to its community – focus on others.
The Big Picture By Brian Branam, pastor, Liberty Baptist Church, Dalton Published October 31, 2013
Genesis 37:5-8, 26-28; 50:15-21
Bible Studies for Life, Nov. 17
Step In By Brian Branam, pastor, Liberty Baptist Church, Dalton Published October 31, 2013
1 Samuel 25:14-17, 23-28, 32-35
Bible Studies for Life, Nov. 10
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published October 31, 2013
I want you to be aware of the fact that every summer Georgia Baptist student missionaries go out across the world to declare the Good News of Jesus Christ. They do amazing work for the Lord and many of them in the process make life decisions that will positively impact ministry for years to come.
Leary is a small town with a population of just 670. We had our revival meetings Sept. 29 - Oct. 4, followed by a three-day Global Missions Conference where two pastors from Zimbabwe, Africa came to share.