Trustees of Southern Seminary unanimously accepted the gift of a Christian university campus in Wisconsin as a new extension campus of the seminary and its undergraduate Boyce College during their Oct. 13-14 fall meeting in Louisville, Ky.
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 included in the online 2014 Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Report.
Former Southern Baptist missionary Brady Nurse pleaded guilty Oct. 21 in a federal court to fraudulently obtaining approximately $300,000 in mission funds over a period of five years while working as a logistics and business coordinator for the International Mission Board in Portugal.
I have always been a proponent of international missions and world evangelization. When I was growing up as a Royal Ambassador, M. Theron Rankin was the executive secretary of the Foreign Mission Board (1945-1953). His greatest challenge was "expanding our witness in a world that was suffering in the aftermath of global conflict."
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published October 30, 2014
I want to encourage every Georgia Baptist to circle next Tuesday on your calendar as an extremely important day. This is the day of the general elections when Georgia Baptists and others will be making critical decisions in the voting booth.
Where have all the flowers gone/Long time passing/Where have all the flowers gone/Long time ago?
Remember this protest song recorded by the trio Peter, Paul, and Mary in the 1960s? Its lyrics describe a sort of cycle of life ... of flowers ... picked by young girls ... who take husbands ... who become soldiers ... whose bodies go to graveyards ... that are eventually covered in flowers.