An evangelism strategy that involves giving away guns to attract unchurched men to wild game dinners has drawn criticism from gun control advocates in an array of national media outlets, including TIME, USA Today, MSNBC, Fox News, and the Huffington Post.
At the end of the calendar year 2013, there were 3600 Georgia Baptist Convention churches. GBC records show that 744 churches reported no contributions. In calendar year 2012 for the same period, there were 3,576 churches with 725 reporting no contributions.
The Bible is full of situations that seem impossible. God had given to Abraham a promise that he would be the father of a great nation, but Sarah was barren and could not conceive a child. She was beyond the age of childbearing. Yet God worked the impossible and she conceived and gave birth to Isaac, the child of promise.
Ramon Osorio, national church mobilizer with the North American Mission Board and a member of First Redeemer Church in Cumming, has been named by SBC President Fred Luter to serve on the Committee on Resolutions at the upcoming SBC annual meeting.
Mitch Walker, the 29-year-old pastor of Stanton Community Church, walked into the Stanton Package and Spirits Store to meet Justin Gravely, the owner. His purpose was to invite Mr. Gravely to church. Gravely had moved to Stanton from Canada a decade earlier to be close to his grandchildren and spoke adoringly of them.
Members of the Georgia Baptist Executive Committee would have understandably thought it a misprint.
The importance of the message Georgia Baptist and Atlanta meteorologist Chris Holcomb on getting it right By Scott Barkley, Production Editor Published April 17, 2014
The weight of his words are never lost on Chris Holcomb. "Whenever someone is watching a newscast there may be different reports they want to see, whether it's news or sports," he says, "but the weather is the one part that affects everyone's lives."