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Former Georgia Baptist Don Rutledge Dies

 

Former Georgia Baptist Don Rutledge, 82, who told the story of missions through his camera lens for several generations of Southern Baptists, died Feb. 19. First in the United States and eventually throughout the world, Rutledge captured quiet moments of humanity and mission ministry in hundreds of classic photographs taken for the Home (now North American) Mission Board and later for the Foreign (now International) Mission Board. He called them “windows on the soul.” His images inspired millions of Southern Baptists to pray for and participate in missions. See full coverage of his photos at www.christianindex.org.

Former Georgia Baptist Don Rutledge, 82, who told the story of missions through his camera lens for several generations of Southern Baptists, died Feb. 19. First in the United States and eventually throughout the world, Rutledge captured quiet moments of humanity and mission ministry in hundreds of classic photographs taken for the Home (now North American) Mission Board and later for the Foreign (now International) Mission Board. He called them “windows on the soul.” His images inspired millions of Southern Baptists to pray for and participate in missions.

 

Click here to view full coverage of his photography and a tribute to his life.
 
Click here to read his personal reflections on his award-winning 'Black Like Me' experience.
 
Click here to read photographer Joanna Pinneo's personal recollections of working with Don Rutledge.