GGBTS trustees hire five professors, OK balanced budget
SAN FRANCISCO (BP)--Trustees of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary approved a balanced budget and hired five new faculty members during their regular spring meeting Apr. 15-16 in Mill Valley, CA.
Calif. Baptists emphasize unity, worship at convention
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (BP)--The focus was on unity and worship Nov. 13-14 as the California Southern Baptist Convention held its annual meeting in a church facility for the first time in more than half a century.
Musicians share inspiration, faith with Graham audiences
FRESNO, Calif. (BP)--It wasn't all preaching at the Billy Graham Central California Crusade Oct. 11-14 in Fresno's Bulldog Stadium. There was singing, too.
There was singing, too.
Cliff Barrows and George Beverly Shea, longtime friends and associates of the North Carolina evangelist, took the stage each night during the four-day evangelistic outreach. Their association with Graham dates back to the mid 1940s.
Seminary ends year in black; trustees ratify new budget
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP)--A positive financial report highlighted business at the Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary fall trustee meeting in Mill Valley.
GGBTS trustees honor Crews for 15 years as president
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP)--Trustees of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary honored William O. "Bill" Crews Oct. 9 on the occasion of his 15th anniversary as president of the Southern Baptist Convention institution.
Billy Graham calls thousands to Christ
during record-breaking Calif. harvest
FRESNO, Calif. (BP)--California's agricultural heartland yielded a harvest of souls Oct. 11-14 as evangelist Billy Graham preached on God's love and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ during a record-setting "outreach" in Fresno.
Undeterred by a broken foot and unprecedented security precautions, Graham launched the four-day event at Fresno's Bulldog Stadium exactly one month after terrorist attacks struck New York and suburban Washington, DC. The preacher known as "America's Pastor" referred to the tragic events each time he spoke.
California Southern Baptists joyous over Billy Graham visit
FRESNO, Calif. (BP)--"A meeting like this may never come to Fresno again," Billy Graham told an overflow stadium crowd Oct. 12 in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley.
"This is your one moment; come while you can," the evangelist urged.
Calif. special offering to aid fellow Baptists’ relief work
FRESNO, Calif. (BP)--California Southern Baptists are rallying to help sister Baptist conventions as they minister to victims and relief workers in the wake of Sept. 11's terror attacks on New York City and Washington.
Golden Gate Seminary trustees approve changes, delay budget
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP)--Trustees of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary voted to hire the institution's first chief financial officer during their regular spring meeting Apr. 23-24 in Mill Valley, Calif.
FIRST-PERSON – Keeping a Nielsen TV diary: a good family values checkup
FRESNO, Calif. (BP)--Not long ago, members of the Wyatt household became a "Nielsen family." For one week, we held in our hands the fate of television programming in the most technologically advanced nation on earth.