Just Good News
July 30, 2020 • July 30, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter
Michael Cooper began pastoring Grace Community Church in Mabank 7 years ago, when he was 24. The church prioritized the Word of God and biblical community, and God's blessed with growth both spiritually and numerically. And, as Hurricane Hanna made landfall in South Texas, SBTC Disaster Relief was on the road to help.
July 23, 2020 • July 23, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter
If you're feeling tired or discouraged or your things aren't going like you planned, that doesn't mean God is done with you. A country church in Arkansas and a small-town church in East Texas are up on this week's episode of the Just Good News Podcast.
July 9, 2020 • July 9, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter
Normal-sized churches in Kansas and Texas are growing and reaching out to their neighbors during Covid. One church member and her family decided to start a simple food-sharing drop-off, which has grown and spread through the church and its community.
June 25, 2020 • June 25, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter
In the Tomato Capital of the World, Jacksonville College stands as a witness to its community and the world. Meanwhile from Austin, Texas, to Charlotte, North Carolina, two African American pastors in collegiate contexts share about opportunities they've had to share the gospel and make disciples during days of racial unrest.
March 5, 2020 • March 5, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter
A new vision for the Southern Baptist Convention intends to see 500 new IMB missionaries overseas and 6,000 new SBC churches by 2025. The "Son of Sam" New York City murderer from the 1970s becomes a son of hope. And, the gospel is spreading despite challenges throughout the Balkans.