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By Bill Barber, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Thomaston
By Bill Barber, pastor, First Baptist Thomaston
The three men who spoke, Rev. ...
The three men who spoke, Rev. Greg Smith, Rev. Bill Barber, and Don Stewart, noted that being a successful football coach means more than just having a great win/loss record, and stated that several very successful high school football coaches started off with worse records than Watson.
Rev. Barber, pastor of First Baptist Church and the father of two sons in the Upson-Lee football program, reminded the board that good coaches do experience losing.
"Four of the top 12 winningest coaches in the State of Georgia went through periods where they lost," said Barber
Lansing State Journal:Lawyer teaches rules of war
In e-mailed diary entries provided by his parents, Lalanne and Bill Barber of Holt, the attorney says his teaching can be summed up like this: "Strike legal, strike fast, strike to kill."
Generally, a U.S. soldier killing an enemy combatant in a firefight is a legal strike, JAG officials say.If the enemy stops firing and U.S. soldiers sweep the area, find them and kill them, that's considered illegal. Barber
, 40, arrived in January at the base northwest of Baghdad.He's
scheduled to leave in March.An Army reserve officer, he was a lawyer for the Drug Enforcement Administration before he volunteered for Iraq full time.He
wife live in Falls Church, Va.
In Iraq, Barber lives in what was once a huge, tiled shower a few feet away from one of Saddam Hussein's swimming pools. He
writes that he
sometimes rides on patrols outside the camp to understand what the soldiers are facing.He
says the troops do routine office work in full battle gear.Mortars are lobbed into the camp regularly.
, a 64-year-old pastor at Lansing's Grace Bible Church
, says there is duty and honor in what his
son is doing.
Northside Baptist Resources
Bill Barber of Tuscaloosa Alabama, was contacted and soon became the new pastor of The Velvet Hills Baptist Church.
The church experienced growth and turbulence in the time of his leadership.
The Upson Beacon.com - Headline News
First Baptist Church Pastor Bill Barber served as Chaplain of the Day in 2013.