Vidalia preacher becomes president

...the same time maintain our doctrinal identity as Georgia Baptists," he said at the 186th session of the convention...wants to be sure members understand their identity as Georgia Baptists, who have "always been a people of biblical integrity...

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Georgia Baptists meet next week About 1,500 to 2,000 delegates are expected for the 186th annual meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention on...

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University president will speak at church

...Christian perspectives will be part of the conversation," he said. According to The Christian Index, a newspaper for Georgia Baptists, the convention saw the event as a "coming-out" day and was nearly unanimous in voting to end financial support...

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Georgia Baptists OK document

Georgia Baptists delivered an overwhelming "yes" vote for the 2000 faith and message, a statement of Baptist beliefs, during their state convention...

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...Harris, former Georgia Baptist Convention president and current editor of The Christian Index, the state paper for Georgia Baptists, will speak.At a 6:30 p.m. service, the Abilene Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra present some of Harrell's...

Baptists' plan tries to address dwindling numbers

...defines us as Southern Baptists," Harrell said.Georgia Baptists will give $45.5 million to the Cooperative Program...years.That's a loss of $900,000 a year for Georgia Baptists and $500,000 a year for South Carolina Baptists...

Religion News in Brief

...school's first gay student group, which participated in National Coming Out Day. "For these and many other reasons, Georgia Baptists from around the state recognize that Mercer and the convention have grown apart in their values and commitment...

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Religion briefs: Black churches face financial pinch

...Catholic Poland and the Vatican that, among other provisions, called for legal status for religious marriages. Georgia Baptists act on homosexuals, charismatics COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The Georgia Baptist Convention, the second largest regional...

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S.C. Baptist Convention: back to business as usual

...minister of music at the First Baptist Church in Barnwell. "I feel the convention is very strong today." But when Georgia Baptists get together for their annual convention Sunday through Tuesday at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter...

Mercer president's book generates a firestorm

...resolution, the committee said the book "alienates large segments of the Convention, heightens resentment among Georgia Baptists, and places the University's relationship with this Convention in jeopardy." The Christian Index, a state Baptist...