Hordes of people streamed out of the bleachers at Jimmy Swain Stadium on Wednesday (Sept. 20) to gather around a platform where evangelist Rick Gage had just preached the gospel …
Churches and individuals are encouraged to mark their calendars to pray on Oct. 22, when Southern Baptists are scheduled to observe a Day of Prayer for Associational Missions.
“The key to the success … was the people of God have been praying for months for this crusade,” said Rick Gage, the Georgia-based evangelist who leads Go Tell Ministries.
With several first responders in his family, Bethany Baptist Church Executive Pastor Rick Kirkland is privy to the needs of police officers, including, well, their privy needs.
“For me, basketball is only a platform that God has given me to pour into the lives of young people,” said Steve Edwards, women’s basketball coach at Brewton-Parker College.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia, residents of south Georgia have been turning to Christ.
Cleanup is underway in south Georgia after a pummeling blow by Hurricane Idalia knocked trees onto homes and downed powerlines, leaving thousands without electricity in the summer heat.
“Our faith is strong. Our members are out in the community helping their neighbors with clean up,” said Christopher Arnold, pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church in Perry, Florida.
“People are searching for truth,” said one Georgia pastor, a day after 220 students in Carroll County surrendered their lives to Christ.