He is not here; he has risen!

Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee:

~Luke 24:6~




Brett Frazier is in Lakeview Hospital again.  He has pneumonia.  Please pray for Brett and his family, as well as the medical staff caring for him.




Lorna Nell Addison Thompson

September 27, 1945 – April 09, 2019

A resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge, LA. She was born September 27, 1945 in Albany, LA and was 73 years of age. She is survived by her husband, Paul W. Thompson; 4 children, Vonda Hoover and husband, Kevin, of Amite, Paul Thompson, Jr. and wife, Reesa, of Traphill, NC, Tonia McElveen and husband, Jeff, of Franklinton and John Thompson and wife, Mary Lynn, of Amite; 8 grandchildren, Timothy Hoover, Major McElveen, Sarah Hoover, Crockett McElveen, Samantha Thompson, Maverick McElveen, Addison Thompson and John Todd Thompson; 2 brothers, Leonard Addison and wife, Patsy, and Gerald Addison and wife, Charlene; 2 sisters, Arlene Davis and husband, Ronnie, and Patsy Barton and husband, Howard. Preceded in death by parents, Bill and Arnee Addison; in-laws, Hollis and Dossie Thompson; 1 brother in law, Marvin Thompson. Visitation at New Life Ministries, 21526 Highway 16, Amite, from 10:00 a.m. until religious services at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019. Services conducted by Rev. Duke Chance. Interment Roberts Cemetery, Hillsdale. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit





Barbara Jean Gullick

February 29, 1936 – April 10, 2019

Barbara Jean Gullick, a resident of Roseland passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Hammond Nursing Home in Hammond. He was born February 29, 1936 in Liverpool, LA and was 83 years of age. She worked in the daycare at First Baptist Church in Amite. She is survived by daughter, Peggy Fuqua; 2 sons, Jerry Gullick and Mike Gullick; 6 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Lloyd Gullick; son, David Gullick; numerous brothers and sisters. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019. Services conducted by Rev. Darwin Brecheen. Interment Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Roseland, LA. For an online guestbook, visit




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Baptist Press – These stories and more….

VBS: Her starting point in faith & now her calling

Ashley Virto, who came to Christ during Vacation Bible School as a teenager, now has a sense of call to children’s ministry and is using her fluency in Spanish to train VBS workers.

ERLC, others defend religious liberty at U.N.

The Southern Baptist Convention’s religious freedom entity and other advocacy organizations have expressed concern to the United Nations regarding the Malaysian government’s continued refusal to protect the right of all citizens to practice their faith.

‘Unplanned’ inspires pro-life candlelight vigils

Thousands of activists will attend pro-life prayer vigils outside Planned Parenthood clinics in 38 states Saturday (April 13), inspired by the movie “Unplanned,” vigil organizers said.

‘Hungry’ & ‘confused’ migrants aided by N.M. Baptists

At the request of municipal and federal agencies, faith-based organizations in Albuquerque, N.M., including the Baptist Convention of New Mexico, are helping to house and feed more than 400 asylum-seeking migrants from South and Central America.

TX ban on chaplains in execution chamber debated

After the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of execution to a Buddhist prisoner in Texas, the state moved to restrict the religious exercise of all death row inmates. The decision has drawn various opinions and debate.

Prosperity gospel a problem in Africa, Chitwood says

There’s a deacon in Uganda who will gladly pray for church members who pay a few shillings; another teaches John the Baptist was born of a virgin birth. These are examples of why theological training in sub-Saharan Africa is critical, IMB missionaries say.

Church fires in La. spur Baptist outreach, care

Bert Langley lives just two miles from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, the latest building destroyed in a series of fires at black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish, La. Langley is mobilizing Southern Baptists to help meet the congregations’ needs.

Pro-life videos ‘saved lives’ despite SCOTUS setback

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal this month to dismiss Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against pro-life activist David Daleiden, other pro-lifers say videos Daleiden released in 2015 have advanced the crusade against abortion.