Tony Lowden Tony is a well-rounded, godly man. Reared in North Philadelphia in a single–parent home, he understands the plight of poverty and illiteracy. He believes that in order for young people to become productive citizens in their communities, they must have a firm biblical foundation and a good education.  Tony doubleContinue Reading

1. To be a dynamic, spiritual organism empowered by the Holy Spirit to share Christ with as many people as possible in our church, community, and throughout the world. 2. To be a worshipping fellowship, experiencing an awareness of God recognizing His person, and responding in obedience to His leadership.Continue Reading

Maranatha Baptist Church was born out of the desire to see the kingdom of God instilled in Plains, Georgia. Originally named “Botsford Baptist Mission”, The church’s first worship service was held on May 22, 1977. Within a few short weeks, the church would take the name “Maranatha Baptist Church ofContinue Reading

“Maranatha” is a combination of two Aramaic words meaning, “Lord, Come!” The early Church greeted one another with this phrase in order to instill a sense of peace and hope during a time of persecution. In speaking these words, early followers of Christ were challenged to see the kingdom ofContinue Reading

You can read the statement in its entirety. Maranatha Baptist Church affirms historic Baptist distinctives, including: 1. Bible Freedom – the freedom for all to interpret the Bible under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. The Bible transforms our lives, supersedes any form of creed, and frees the individual to interpretContinue Reading