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Children used their creativity in a staple of VBS, craft time, during the first-ever summertime outreach at Island Creek Baptist Church near Sparta, Ga. View Story | Download Photo
Volunteers experimented with their creative side in fashioning a campfire setting for the first-ever Vacation Bible School at Island Creek Baptist Church in Georgia. View Story | Download Photo
Island Creek Baptist Church, near Sparta, Ga., held its first Vacation Bible School in the history of the church, founded in March 1794. View Story | Download Photo
Terry Dorsett View Story | Download Photo
William Burton, church planting strategist for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and volunteer church planter at Esperanza Church@Harpeth First Baptist, speaks during Sunday worship. View Story | Download Photo
Three of Earl and Violet Newcomb's seven children recently attended a worship service with them at Esperanza Church@Harpeth First Baptist. Standing, from left, are Elaine Newcomb, Sherrie Kennedy and Debbie Hicks. View Story | Download Photo
Participating in worship at Esperanza Church@Harpeth First Baptist are (from left) Debbie Hicks, Violet Newcomb, Howard Hicks and Earl Newcomb (seated). View Story | Download Photo
Candles illuminate a shrine to "La Santa Muerte," or "the holy death" -- one of the many manifestations of syncretism stemming from Mexico’s pre- and post-Hispanic identity. View Story | Download Photo
EC Young Leaders Advisory Council chairman Jordan Easley (far right) guided the conversation as the group brainstormed ways to increase participation of younger pastors in Southern Baptist life during the council's first meeting in Atlanta in January. View Story | Download Photo
The parents of Charlie Gard have put an end to their legal fight to gain treatment for their 11-month-old son in a heartrending case that gained international attention. View Story | Download Photo
Joe Ashley, bivocational pastor of children and family ministries for Progression Church, works in maintenance and repair for a property management company in Baton Rouge, La. He didn't become a church planter "to play it safe," so "I figure if your boss has a talk with you about how you are overtly sharing the Gospel with your coworkers, you are doing something right." View Story | Download Photo
Lead pastor Brian Crane (left) meets with two of Progression Church's bivocational staff, teaching pastor Joe Handy (center) and pastor of children and family ministries Joe Ashley. View Story | Download Photo
Lead pastor Brian Crane shares his message with the predominantly millennial Progression Church in Baton Rouge, La. View Story | Download Photo
Joshua Clayton View Story | Download Photo
Jay and Kim Smith, after spending 26 years as missionaries in West Africa, continue to share Christ's love as cottage parents with the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina where they care for as many as 12 girls at BCH's Mills Home. View Story | Download Photo
Houseparent Lieschen Saale voices a calling with her husband David to nurture each child they serve through Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, not knowing when the Spirit may "bloom" in one of their lives. View Story | Download Photo
Lieschen Saale (second from right), a houseparent with Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, uses a bunny care ministry to teach residents responsibility and how to serve others. View Story | Download Photo
Joseph Howard (far left), youth pastor of Mount Olivet Missionary Baptist Church in Rockmart, Ga., led evening coffee house discussions for young adults at the 2017 Black Church Leadership and Family Conference. View Story | Download Photo
Mark Croston, national director for black church partnerships of LifeWay Christian Resources, wore his “mission possible” shades during each evening worship service of the 2017 Black Church Leadership and Family Conference at Ridgecrest, N.C. View Story | Download Photo
Motivational author Kim Hardy, co-founder of Married with Purpose and Passion, was a featured women’s speaker at the 2017 Black Church Leadership and Family Conference. View Story | Download Photo
Former Southern Baptist Convention president Fred Luter (fourth from left), pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, led a class on effective evangelism at the 2017 Black Church Leadership and Family Conference. View Story | Download Photo
About 25 African American employees of Southern Baptist entities and ministries attended the 2017 annual business meeting of the Black Southern Baptist Denominational Servants Network (BSBDSN) during the 2017 Black Church Leadership and Family Conference. Officers are president Charles Grant, church partner, black and urban churches, LifeWay Christian Resources; vice president Port Wilburn, associational director of missions, San Francisco and Peninsula Baptist Association; secretary Diana Chandler, writer/editor, Baptist Press; and acting treasurer Roy Cotton Sr., director, African American Ministries, Baptist General Convention of Texas. View Story | Download Photo