About Alabama Baptist SBOM

Communications and Technology Services coordinates all communications including print, on-line media, news and information, graphics, technology and multi-media. A variety of media products are produced to tell the story of what God is doing through the State Board of Missions in partnership with Alabama Baptists. This office is led by director Doug Rogers.

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

When I think of the Cooperative Program, I think of the Great Commission because I see how they work in tandem. There are so many ways the Kingdom of God has been furthered through the generous gifts of Southern Baptists through the Cooperative Program. I’ve seen the CP at work firsthand in our seminaries and [...]

Let’s Pray

Let’s pray. Let’s really pray for the SBC Meeting in Dallas in just a matter of days. Let’s begin by praying for the president of the Southern Baptist Convention and other presiding officers as they do their presiding over the convention. There’ll be a lot of potential matters that they’ll have to consider with the [...]

As VBS approaches, here are some helpful tips

Vacation Bible School (VBS) remains the No. 1 outreach event for Southern Baptist churches. It has the potential to affect the eternal destiny of children and families in your community. Every child a church reaches from the community is a connection to many other people. One is never just one. The Alabama Baptist State Board [...]

TJ and Dena Odom

Catch up with TJ and Dena Odom, church planting catalysts in Glasgow, Scotland, and learn about their call to missions, their ministry in Glasgow and how you can pray for and be involved in their work. Originally posted on May 17, 2018. The post TJ and Dena Odom appeared first on Acts 1:8 Connections.

Taylor Road hosts State Bible Drill, Speakers Tournament

Taylor Road Baptist Church, Montgomery, hosted the 2018 State Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament on April 28. Pictured are the participants. The winners of the Youth Bible Drill are first place, Gabriel Taunton (Santuck Baptist Church, Elmore Association); second place, Samuel Hopkins (Whitesburg Baptist Church, Madison Association); and third place, Katie Boyd (Lakeside Baptist Church, [...]

Senior adults challenged to self-evaluate, serve Lord ‘wholeheartedly’

There are seven things every church in Alabama needs and that hell has, said Joel Carwile, pastor of First Baptist Church, Athens, at the 2018 Senior Adult Evangelism Conference on May 7. Drawing from Luke 16:19–31, Carwile recounted the story of the rich man and the beggar. When both men died, the beggar went to [...]

McIntosh celebrates 15 years as executive director of Alabama WMU

Candace McIntosh said it seems like it was just yesterday that she was asked to step into the role of executive director of Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) in 2003. She didn’t take it lightly. And she knew that it wouldn’t be about her — it would be about God and what He’s doing through [...]

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

When I was a young pastor, I came under the influence of men and women who taught me the importance of the Cooperative Program. I remain to this day thankful for their contribution to my life and ministry. It is my responsibility to share with younger pastors the importance of the Cooperative Program. The Cooperative [...]

LifeWay Men Recommends: 3 Studies To Do With Your Wife

As men, we’re called to lead our wives in the Word of God (Eph 5:26). Carrying the weight of that responsibility is not for the faint of heart. But men, God never calls us to something that he does not equip us for. That’s why we want to help. Here are 3 easy-to-lead Bible studies [...]

DOM Long expands role, serves regionally

Terry Long, director of missions (DOM) for Choctaw Baptist Association, was named an associate in the office of evangelism for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions recently. In this role, he serves part-time as the evangelism strategist for the state’s southern region while continuing to serve Choctaw Association. “I feel so humbled by the [...]