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Nearby: The Needs Next Door

The glorious message of the gospel is that God came near to us. Eugene Peterson’s paraphrase of John 1:14 says it all, “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood.” As Christ-followers, we can sometimes be focused more on the far away and neglect the nearby. The Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering is making a difference in reaching our state – those nearby. Every gift given through this offering goes to plant churches, evangelize, give hope and truth to the people of Louisiana. We believe Louisiana is a mission field and we’re ready to meet the needs next door. Jesus’ words to the disciples still ring true today: Jesus replied, “We must go to the nearby towns, so that I can tell the good news to those people. This is why I have come.”

We need to take the Gospel to the nations, cities and towns beginning with those nearby.

Georgia Barnette Videos

World Outside Your Window (Music Video)
Surviving to Serve (Subtitulos en español)

Ministries Impacted by Your Georgia Barnette Gifts

Click the links below to hear stories from ministries that benefit from this offering.

Behind the Walls
In There Own Words
Restoring Dignity
Surviving to Serve

Fast Facts

Your Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering is busy year-round making a difference in the lives of people and churches across the state. Check out these Fast Facts from 2020-2021.

The Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering provides the financial spark that allows a church to say “yes” to multiplication.

In 2020, God used Here for You to impact an average of 224,000 people each month via social media and streaming services.

Because LA Baptists give to GBO, RA’s lives are changed by the Word of God as they are challenged in memorizing Bible verses.