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Rentz Baptist Church delivers sequel to 'Soul Hunt'
Laurens County church on a roll with third movie

A horrible traffic accident outside Dublin shuts down a highway and quickly brings the sheriff's department, a helicopter medical evacuation team, several EMTs, and a fire department team. The scene is one all too familiar on Georgia's roads a pickup truck lies overturned in a ditch with the driver knocked unconscious as gasoline drips onto the engine.
Matt Lawson says, 'California, here I come.'

If Matt Lawson is the prototypical church planter in the North American Mission Board's church planting movement NAMB President Kevin Ezell's goal of significantly reducing the lostness in North America could well become a reality in another decade.
Brewton-Parker faces the future with confidence

In the June 26 issue of The Christian Index it was reported that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Committee on Colleges (SACSCOC) removed the Brewton-Parker College's accreditation after meeting their criteria for nearly 50 years.
July 29 to be Stand With Brewton-Parker College Day

Acknowledging the recent vote by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to remove Brewton-Parker College from membership, leaders at the south Georgia Baptist college are calling on supporters to acknowledge the institution's importance.
Len Strozier sees through dirt

He is larger than life personable, energetic, positive, and staying extremely busy. That is Len Strozier, pastor of Woodbury Baptist Church and owner and operator of Omega Mapping Services.
An affinity for NASCAR in Sunday School at Dykes Creek

Elmer Smith has been a race car fan for a long time. He's worked as an usher at Atlanta Motor Speedway and been, he estimates, to around 100 races.
Pastor Norm Yukers and CUFI
Georgia Baptists have a variety of heaven-directed passions and interests. Some are involved in disaster relief, others in world hunger, many direct their time and energy in the issues of personhood, while others express concern for the homeless, immigrants, or sexual exploitation.
Hispanic WMU shows steady growth in Georgia

There's a new and rapidly growing tea party movement in Georgia.

People and Places

Ty Ty church celebrates member's 100th birthday
Brookhaven Baptist hosts basketball-cheerleading camp
Rockett given honorary degree
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Cooperative Program Stories

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Bible Study

Ready Faith

1 Peter 3:13-16; 4:1-2
Bible Studies for Life, Aug. 3
Joyful Faith

1 Peter 4:12-19
Bible Studies for Life, Aug. 10

Columns

If I were a pastor again

There are times when I wish I didn't serve Georgia Baptists through the Georgia Baptist Convention and this is one of them. Why? Because what I am about to write may be interpreted as self-serving or too subjective.
The Open Door

Cell phones, what amazing little pieces of technology. They are both a curse and a blessing. We can't seem to do without them, but often, I wish we could.
Do we really need a spiritual revival?
A personal message from our GBC president

Throughout this year, I have been urging Georgia Baptists to pray for spiritual renewal in our churches. During the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Baltimore last month, I was delighted to hear newly elected president Dr. Ronnie Floyd clearly state that his priority would be to lead our national convention to pray for spiritual renewal.
"Since You Asked ..."

How do we answer a bewitching Buddhist?