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Earlier tonight Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary released the following statement: During the May 30, 2018, Executive Committee meeting of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary …

DULUTH – Dr. J. Robert White, executive director of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, has announced that Scott Barkley, 44, who has been serving as associate managing editor of The Christian Index …

One of our outstanding Georgia Baptist churches, First Redeemer Church in Cumming , sent survey questions to those candidates who are running for governor, lieutenant governor and state school …

Mac Brunson will be speaking in view of a call as senior pastor this Sunday at Valleydale Church in Birmingham, AL. VALLEYDALE CHURCH/Special BIRMINGHAM, AL — Valleydale Church has announced that …

A native of Peru who holds dual citizenship in the United States, Javier Chavez went to school at Lee University and Wheaton College before being a pastor and church planter in his home country for …

Bill Barker, left in light dress shirt, prays with others over the city of Pittsburgh. The gathering came in anticipation of a missions partnership between Georgia Baptists and the Pennsylvania/South …

An Apology to God's People

Click here to read a statement released this afternoon from Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.

After winning a GOP congressional primary May 8, former Georgia and North Carolina pastor Mark Harris said he has sought to give “the people of this district a voice.” Screen capture from …

Members of Baptist Communicators Association pray for Senator James Lankford (R-OK), second from right in a suit, during a recent meeting in the nation's capital. JOE WESTBURY/Index This is the first …

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) — "In light of recent events," Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustee chairman has announced the board will hold a special meeting May 22. The …

The sprawling Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex will be the focus of evangelism and compassion ministry preceding next month's Crossover event. The area has been divided into 9 districts with various …

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville numbers 28,000 members and averages 7,500 for Sunday services, according to the Wikipedia website. FIRST JACKSONVILLE/Special JACKSONVILLE, FL — When Mac …

Law enforcement and counter-protesters face off April 21 in anticipation of a rally in Newnan held by the National Socialist Movement. Screen grab/FOX 5 Atlanta NEWNAN — In recent weeks Newnan, the …

Associate Managing Editor Scott Barkley's column "Remembering the Jesus Man and His Voice for the Gospel" received a 1st place honor in the Editorial/Opinion category. SCOTT BARKLEY/Index ALEXANDRIA, …

The search committee for the executive director of Georgia Baptist Mission Board has begun the search. The process began on April 12 dedicating that meeting to prayer. The committee is in the …

LOCUST GROVE — On Feb. 8 three law enforcement officers were dispatched to a Locust Grove address to serve a warrant. After a brief conversation with the subject the officers tried to take him into …

Human trafficking occurs at truck stops, on street corners and in luxury hotels throughout the state, with Atlanta being the focus. Members of Georgia Woman's Missionary Union, shown prayer walking a …

Nelson Goddard, left, learns CPR from instructor Sharon Smart as his wife, Laura, looks on. The couple serve as Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Suches. JOE WESTBURY/Index To paraphrase the classic …

Overflow crowd of 1,302 worshippers gather on Easter Sunday in the newly renovated sanctuary at Northside Baptist in Valdosta. NBC/Special VALDOSTA — On Easter Sunday Northside Baptist Church not …

Mallary Baptist Association oversees the ministry of 52 Georgia Baptist churches in Worth, Lee, and Dougherty counties. Hans Wunch serves as Associational Director of Missions from the Albany-based …

Items  are carefully packed and itemized by volunteers moving New Seasons Church from its home of nearly three years at Raleigh White Baptist Church. MARCUS GLASS/Special ALBANY — It’s moving …

DULUTH — Figures verified through Georgia Baptist Mission Board Financial Services revealed Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta as leader in Great Commission Giving for 2017.  Great …

It was a challenging year for Christians under the Gold Dome, but now is not the time to back down. MIKE GRIFFIN/SPECIAL In my eleven years of lobbying at the Georgia Capitol, this one stands out as …

DULUTH — The list of churches giving the highest percentage of their total receipts to the Cooperative Program in 2017 was recently released.  Members of the Georgia Baptist Convention …

By Mike Ebert SAN ANTONIO — First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, the Southern Baptist congregation whose members were targeted by a gunman last November in what became one of the worst …

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