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Pastor Keffer at FBC Nashville sees revival as a church necessity

Tuesday, May 14

NASHVILLE. Ga. — Pastor Paul Keffer of First Baptist Church of Nashville says he believes revival is critical in the life of a church. “I realize that there are a lot of churches that no longer make revival part of their church schedule,” he explains, “but I believe there are times when we need renewal and refreshing.”

Features

Photo gallery: FBC Peachtree hosts day of fellowship and teaching for Deaf community

Thursday, June 6

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — The Deaf Ministry at First Baptist Church Peachtree City hosted a special event on Sunday, June 2, to share the love of Jesus with Deaf and hard of hearing people. Visitors came from Dorsett Shoals Baptist Church in Douglasville and from East Thomaston Baptist Church in Thomaston.

Commentary

Pastor's wife: When jealousy almost led to 'death by banana bread'

Thursday, June 13

Just after my family moved to Prestonsburg over 20 years ago, Leah Dane, one of our older deacon’s wives, made us a loaf of banana bread. The small bundle was wrapped in foil. Opening it up, we found it already sliced for our convenience.