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Story updated at 2:01 p.m., Sept. 12. DULUTH — At least two African American Georgia Baptist leaders have responded publicly opposing Truett McConnell University’s decision to end its …

A group of Santas, part of Kaleo's first hosted Clown Academy, rest on the porch outside the dining hall in August. JOE WESTBURY/Index FORSYTH — Camp Kaleo continues to undergo its transformation …

Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon is one of three Georgia Baptist educational institutions accepting scholarships through the Scholarship Achievement Award program. JOE WESTBURY/Index Myra …

Clarkston International Bible Church served more than 450 families and distributed 2,000 backpacks on Aug. 4. Another 1,750 backpacks will be distributed to area schools. Reese Taylor, above, of West …

Southside Baptist Network is typical of Associations which have partnerships – such as this one with reborn Community Church in Chicago. Such experiences take churches out of their comfort zones …

Attendees at GO Georgia 2016, held at Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Bogart, peruse the displays in a hallway. This year's GO Georgia will be held Aug. 17-18 at Turning Point at Mabel White Baptist …

DULUTH — The Search Committee selected to nominate the Executive Director for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board has announced that Thomas Hammond, lead pastor of First Baptist Church in Alpharetta …

Mission Georgia materials are now being distributed to churches to promote the 2018 state missions offering. GMBM/Special Summer is drawing to a close, campers are heading back to school and Fall is …

Pinehurst has multiple celebrations

Pinehurst deacon chairman Carmel Biggers, Sr. presents a gift from his fellow deacons to Pastor Tony Dickerson in honor of his 45 years serving as pastor of the church. PINEHURST/Special COLUMBUS — …

Dennis Rogers presents awards to three individuals receiving their pins for nine consecutive years of participation on the regional or state level Bible drill competition. Receiving their award were, …

Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore, left, and Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler, right, are two Southern Baptists voicing their concerns over the recent Revoice …

Dahlonega Baptist Church had 115 volunteers ministering to 162 children for this year's Vacation Bible School. The church reported 4 professions of faith, says Preschool Director and Interim …

The Lake Park campus of Baptist Village is closing on July 31 after nearly a quart century of ministry. BAPTIST VILLAGE/Special LAKE PARK – Georgia Baptists’ southernmost retirement community …

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Faith and Freedom Coalition organized and facilitated a forum to introduce candidates running for public office to interested voters on Saturday, July 21 st at North Metro …

Volunteers are helping Crossroads Community Baptist Church in Stearns, Ky., build The Light Community of 20 tiny homes to help former addicts and others gain a firm foundation in life. GRANT …

NASHVILLE (BP) — Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist Convention national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee are 3.74 percent above the …

A security camera at Noonday Baptist Church caught footage of the suspect for vandalism at several north Cobb County churches. NOONDAY BC/Special KENNESAW  — Arriving for a 6 a.m. prayer …

Earlier this month Appalachian Mountain Ministry Director Bill Barker spoke at West Acres Baptist Church in Evans, where the church had set a goal of collecting 300 Christmas backpacks. During the …

John Ambra, Mission:Dignity staff member, visits with Girls in Action leaders at Southgate Baptist Church in rural Georgia: (from left) GA leader Tanya Roberson; GAs Mary Johnson, Maylee Roberson and …

Click for larger image. A list of ordained ministers who are not currently serving as pastors and who are certified by a Georgia Baptist church or association and a list of full-time evangelists …

The invitation and acceptance of Vice President Mike Pence to speak at the SBC annual meeting has stirred up discussion among Southern Baptists. Pence is scheduled to deliver his address at the …

DALLAS, TX --- Georgia Baptist Convention president Mike Stone has presented a prayer guide to accompany a gathering tonight at 9:15 p.m. The prayer meeting will be held at the Omni Dallas Hotel, …

Dakota Adair of Hiram and a member of Westridge Church, takes a minute to relax as other team members share Christ with a neighbor in the background. JOE WESTBURY/Index With this story Managing …

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustee chairman Kevin Ueckert, left, addresses trustees at a special called meeting at the Fort Worth, Texas, campus May 22. Yesterday, Ueckert issued a …

Appalachia Mountain Ministry held its first meeting on May 8-9 at Pinnacle Retreat Center in Clayton. FRANK NUCKOLLS/Special CLAYTON — With six months to go until the annual Georgia Baptist …

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