Jackie Connell — Steadfast, loyal, and true

Through laughter and tears fellow men of the cloth exclusively acknowledge a Georgia Baptist preacher’s staggering 48 years sharing the gospel. Meanwhile, back at the ranch…Bros. Michael Bennett and a Bible-toting Jackie Connell stand on the front porch of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church on September 7, 2018. Connell preached at Pleasant Hill for 31 years: 1971–1980 and 1996–2018. Bennett, who had just concluded a Monday through Friday fall revival when this photo was taken, succeeded his lifelong mentor as pastor of Pleasant Hill less than two months later on Sunday, October 28. Photography by Jeremy Roberts

Michael Bennett [pastor of Antioch and succeeding Connell at…

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Jeremy Roberts

Jeremy Roberts

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Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net