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PENSACOLA (FBW) Florida Baptist Witness has learned Hayes Wicker, pastor of First Baptist Church of Naples, will be nominated president of the Florida Baptist State Convention next week during the 143rd annual meeting in Jacksonville. Ted Traylor, pastor of Olive Baptist Church, Pensacola, will nominate Wicker, Traylor confirmed to the Witness Oct. 27.
DELHI (IMB) Pride goeth before a fall.
Indias ruling Hindu nationalists tasted the bitter truth of Solomons warning earlier this year. Popular, confident and riding a wave of economic expansion, then-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee called early parliamentary elections. He fully expected the nationalist alliance dominated by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win.
This is also the tale of two churches seeking to impact their community and world. One would be Paul, and the other, Timothy.
Im praying for you.
What comforting words to hear when youre far from home!
Neyland Stadium, where the University of Tennessee plays football, holds about 109,000 spectators. The University of Florida is an archrival. Can you imagine being just one of 1,600 Florida fans scattered around the stadium? I bet youd feel a bit intimidated.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit
comes on you; and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in
all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
(Acts 1:8 NIV)
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (BP)Most Americans living today were born into a world dominated by debt. In fact those under the age of 40 would have no recollection of a time during their lives when home mortgages, automobile loans, school loans, and credit cards did not exist.
A headline for an obituary in the October 10 New York Times said it all: Jacques Derrida, Abstruse Theorist, Dies at 74.
Have fun with cryptography and exercise your Bible knowledge. A King James Version verse is encoded by letter substitution. The same letter is substituted throughout the puzzle. Solve by trial and error.
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees, meeting in conjunction with the inauguration of the schools sixth president, heard a positive report from an independent auditing firm about the high degree of integrity with which Southeastern handles its budget and finances.
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP)--Amidst a throng of family, friends and students, Daniel Akin was inaugurated as president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in an Oct. 27 ceremony devoted to the Lord Jesus Christ.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-Florida Baptists of Haitian, Hispanic, Brazilian, Korean and Filipino descent will gather in conjunction with the Florida Baptist State Convention Nov. 8-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville.