The 2014 Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 60, known as the Safe Carry Protection Act. The law, effective July 1, 2014, makes significant changes to Georgia laws dealing with guns and weapons. This article discusses the impact of HB 60 on places of worship and churches in Georgia.
Leary Baptist Church, with a resident membership of 82, is a small church in a small town (population 666), but the pastor, Craig Layton, with a passion for revival and a mandate from God, is thinking big and has a vision to change the landscape of Calhoun County and beyond.
As was announced earlier this year, The Christian Index has launched Christian Index Publishing, a book publishing company to help believers tell their stories or herald God's truths. Fambai NaMwari, Sister Clark is our first published work. Some may look at it as an autobiography, but it is primarily the memoirs of one of Georgia Baptists' finest missionaries.
Dennis Manpoong Kim, pastor of Global Mission Church of Greater Washington in Silver Spring, MD, will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention during the June 10-11 SBC annual meeting in Baltimore, Texas pastor Dwight McKissic announced May 20
When Jorge Rodriguez led students from the North Georgia hub of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) to the Wyndcliff Apartments, the objective was to reach Hispanics through personal evangelism. The male student team of two Anglos and a Korean would then invite prospects to Primera Iglesia Bautista de Marietta, where Rodriguez is pastor.
God is Loving By Steve Miller, pastor, Reidsville Baptist Church Published May 29, 2014
1 John 4:7-12
Bible Studies for Life, June 8
The Justice of God By Steve Miller, pastor, Reidsville Baptist Church Published May 29, 2014
Ezekiel 18:21-24, 30-32
Bible Studies for Life, June 15
The 2012 Boston Red Sox became a disjointed, fragmented, divided team of baseball players who individually seemed to be intent on doing their own thing. Their epic collapse has been well chronicled. Manager Terry Francona lost control of the team. The top three pitchers were swilling beer, eating fast-food fried chicken, and playing video games in the clubhouse rather than supporting their struggling teammates in the dugout.
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published May 29, 2014
I am anxious to tell you what God has done in one of our churches where the congregation became broken over the lostness of their community and the drought in their baptistry. It is a great testimony to the power of prayer and God's amazing grace.