Fred Luter's time as Southern Baptist Convention's first African American leader draws to end
The first African-American president of the Baptist branch that broke from the church to retain its pro-slavery stance, Luter has served a whirlwind two years. His term ends Wednesday ... president of the Southern Baptist Convention does not legislate ...
When does true worship begin?
Last night I preached for the Wednesday night prayer service of Primera Iglesia Bautista de Laurel (Hispanic First Baptist Church of Laurel ... I began with the opening question: "When does worship begin?" Is it during the planning of a service, or ...
Lent: Time to ponder meaning of life
Harry Barrow preaches at First Baptist Church of Newnan on Tuesday, as Lee Chitwood pays close attention. With the beginning of Lent on Wednesday, several hundred Cowetans gathered to think about life, its meaning ... want to do with the time that they ...
Midway Baptist Church
“They say it, they do it — in terms of their outreach and their ministry. And Pastor Baize, every Sunday, it’s like he’s found God all over again. This whole church ... The first time we visited here, it was a Wednesday night, and everybody was ...
CLERGY CORNER: First Baptist grows on pastor
I couldn't sleep," said Floyd, recalling the time. "I was obsessed with figuring out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life." During one sleepless night, he listed things ... is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Middleburg.