Steve McEntyre has had two careers that have called for him to rescue the perishing, first as a firefighter and now as a minister.
The numbers released Feb. 23 represent a more than 30% increase over the past year and a more than 90% increase since 2020.
Nearly 800 people recently gathered in Augusta for hands-on ministry that included renovating schools and churches, building a playground, providing free dental care, throwing block parties and more.
Barna Group reported 58% of Christians spend uninterrupted time with God and that 57 percent find time to regularly read their Bibles. But, when it comes to discipleship activities, 39 percent of Christians are not involved …
Georgia Baptists are heading into a pair of evangelism conferences with a full head of steam, having seen a 30% increase in baptisms over the past year and more than 92% increase since 2020.
As a former high school football coach, Dan Wright loves the challenge of building a winning team. He now serves as pastor at Jeffersonville Baptist Church, a 175-year-old congregation that had fallen into decline years ago.
“If you fall in love with Jesus, you realize you don’t need anything else,” said baseball superstar turned evangelist Darryl Strawberry.
“God was there. I’d never seen that many people in a gathering in Emanuel county before. It was awesome,” said Billy Brinson, missions strategist in the Emanuel Missionary Baptist Association.
Churches are seen as playing an important role in helping people deal with the epidemic of loneliness that is sweeping through modern America — but not as key players on other pressing issues, a new study shows.