prayer guide 2016

Day 1: Introduction – Prayer is Key to Going BEYOND

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Day 1: Introduction – Prayer is Key to Going BEYOND

If you stand atop Blood Mountain in the beautiful North Georgia mountains between Cleveland and Blairsville, Georgia, you can access the Appalachian Trail (AT) which stretches to Maine. The actual beginning of the AT is only 31 miles away at Springer Mountain. Thousands of people have walked this trail, but most would not even consider it, or fail to attempt it due to lack of initiative. We have a choice whether to stand and gaze over this scenic overlook which stretches for miles on the horizon, or to venture ahead going beyond our...

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Day 2: BEYOND Healing – Baptist Mobile Health Ministry

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Day 2: BEYOND Healing – Baptist Mobile Health Ministry

When Patricia first came to the Mobile Health unit for severe dental care, she was brought by a pastor’s wife. After multiple visits for diseased gums, teeth extractions, and dentures, she got more than she expected. Her physical needs led her to a greater need –her spiritual condition. Through the faithful witness of her friend and the health care providers, she renewed her faith in Christ as Savior. “I had left God out of my life for too long through hard circumstances and He called me back,” she said. Her newfound faith has led her to...

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Day 3: BEYOND Generations – Georgia Baptist Student Ministries

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Day 3: BEYOND Generations – Georgia Baptist Student Ministries

Student Ministries, through the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, are changing lives and developing young disciples for Christ. Within the past year, your Student Ministries Staff has personally met with and/or mentored over 75 youth leaders throughout the state of Georgia. The MERGE Mission Conference was attended by 19 different churches throughout the state and the IMPACT Discipleship event was sold out with over 50 churches in attendance. Super Wow summer evangelism conferencing drew over 130 churches to Jekyll Island and Fort Walton during...

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Day 4: BEYOND Prejudice – Church Planting Ministries

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Day 4: BEYOND Prejudice – Church Planting Ministries

Egyptian born Mokhles Hanna came to an early faith in Christ and faced prejudice and taunting throughout his childhood. Surrounded by Muslim extremists, his family was often persecuted. An early memory for Pastor Hanna was of his father being kidnapped and taken to the local mosque for questioning and indoctrination. Many times prejudice begets prejudice. However, with the power of Jesus Christ in his life, Mokhles has overcome his past and is now teaching his Arabic congregation at First Baptist of Lilburn how to reach out to Iraqi Muslims...

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Day 5: BEYOND Politics – Georgia Baptists Public Affairs

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Day 5: BEYOND Politics – Georgia Baptists Public Affairs

Mike Griffin is Georgia Baptists’ representative under the Gold Dome of the Georgia State Capitol Building. There are times when he has to go toe-to-toe with members of the General Assembly in order to voice his concerns about legislative issues of interest to those he represents. There are times when he is a minority voice in an arena of politicians who have their own agenda and the backing of large corporations, well-financed lobbyists, and powerbrokers. In I Corinthians 15:32 the Apostle Paul indicated he descended into the arena and “was...

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Day 6: BEYOND Borders – Worship & Music Ministries

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Day 6: BEYOND Borders – Worship & Music Ministries

Since their founding, the Sons of Jubal and Jubalheirs musical organizations have been on mission beyond our borders to such places as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Moldova, Russia, China, Germany, Israel, and many other places. As a ministry of Georgia Baptists, these groups are committed to sharing the Gospel through music. The Sons of Jubal, with over 300 voices, consists of men who serve as church musicians, educators, and institutional leaders across Georgia. Since its inception the group has presented concerts...

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Day 7: BEYOND Tradition – The Augusta Project

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Day 7: BEYOND Tradition – The Augusta Project

Augusta, Georgia was founded in 1735 as part of the British colony of Georgia, under the supervision of colony founder James Oglethorpe. It was the colony’s second established town, after Savannah. Today, Augusta is the second largest city in Georgia, and the largest city of the Central Savannah River Area. It is also the home of The Medical College of Georgia educating physicians, dentists, and medical personnel who practice worldwide. Augusta is a city of rich traditions. Southern culture permeates the town. From the lush golf course which...

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