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Georgia church votes to purge piggy name

Posted: 12/26/06

Georgia church votes to purge piggy name

By Hannah Elliott

Associated Baptist Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (ABP)—A Baptist church in a rapidly growing part of Georgia is no longer sitting high on the hog, thanks to a recent name-changing vote.

And some longtime members of the 152-year-old congregation, as well as residents of the surrounding community, have raised a stink about it.

Pastors rank among top 10 on ethics list

Posted: 12/23/06

Pastors rank among top 10 on ethics list

By Hannah Elliott

Associated Baptist Press

DALLAS (ABP)—Americans may trust their pastors almost as much as they trust their nurses.

That’s according to a recent USA Today/Gallup Poll. For the sixth year in a row, nursing topped the list as the most ethical occupation in America, according to a survey of public perceptions of honesty and ethical standards for 23 occupations.

Storylist for 12/18/06 issue

Christmas Card 2006

Posted: 12/21/06


Wishing You the Blessings of Christmas!

The Baptist Standard family gathers to send a holiday greeting to our readers.

Left to right are Stefany Bales, receptionist; George Henson, writer/ classified ads; Editor Marv Knox; Leroy Fenton, development; James Wright, mailer; Charlie Nichols, mail manager; Doug Hylton, advertising/ newsletters; John Rutledge, webmaster; Beth Campbell, editor's assistant; Gary Phillips, business manager; David Clanton, marketing; Ken Camp, managing editor; and Linda Majors, circulation/ records.

BaptistWay Bible Series for December 31: Jesus is our sustainer and hope

Posted: 12/22/06

BaptistWay Bible Series for December 31

Jesus is our sustainer and hope

• John 6:1-15, 25-35, 48-51, 66-69

By David Wilkinson

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