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.

“Wild” for Vacation Bible School

Can you imagine an event at your church: where seven months of ministry growth is gained in one week? where the Gospel is shared daily? where more than half of attendees have never been to your church before, and more than 20 percent do not attend any church? Vacation Bible School is this kind of [...]

“Wild” for Vacation Bible School2019-04-23T15:19:36-05:00

SBOM honored by BCA

The State Board of Missions received eight awards - four 1st place awards, one 2nd place award, and three 3rd place awards - during the Baptist Communicators Association’s Wilmer C. Fields Awards Competition, held on the campus of California Baptist University in Riverside, California, on Friday, April 12. In the Design Division, Jesse Conte won [...]

SBOM honored by BCA2019-04-17T21:31:00-05:00

Software programs can help keep your church organized

Churches have a lot to keep up with. Membership rosters, giving records, church accounts — the list goes on and on. How does your church organize everything? Do you have a particular kind of software you use to keep records? If you don’t, are there some reasons you should consider it? Mickey Crawford, an associate [...]

Software programs can help keep your church organized2019-04-11T00:48:24-05:00

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ

Mechell Bice says she doesn’t remember the name of the man who prayed with her in 1977, but she does remember his face. She was 7 and attending Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Ashville, and she remembers that VBS volunteer teaching her about the love of Jesus. “It was a very real [...]

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ2019-04-10T00:26:12-05:00

Church Weekday Education Leadership Training

The State Board of Missions will host church weekday education (CWE) leadership training on May 3-4 at Shocco Springs Conference Center. The event, sponsored by the Office of LeaderCare & Church Health, will allow CWE teachers and directors the opportunity to take classes and learn how to become more effective in their jobs. Training will [...]

Church Weekday Education Leadership Training2019-04-11T00:37:51-05:00

Eldridge warns against ‘tyranny of convenience’ in Christian walk

Modern life is all about convenience — instant food, instant communication, instant entertainment; the list could go on.  But according to David Eldridge, pastor of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, “one of the things we must crucify is the desire to have convenience as the idol of our lives.” Tenets of faith The Christian life [...]

Eldridge warns against ‘tyranny of convenience’ in Christian walk2019-04-07T21:24:44-05:00

Morton emphasizes importance of commitment to prayer

More than 500 people gathered in the sanctuary at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, on Feb. 26 to hear Jeremy Morton, co-pastor of First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia, preach on the importance of prayer. “I’m embarrassed at how many times I’ve skipped prayer time, but by God’s grace I long to be a man of [...]

Morton emphasizes importance of commitment to prayer2019-04-07T21:15:39-05:00

Calming presence: There’s a ‘place for everyone’ in local, national disaster relief efforts

Cookie Garner Baker says she could tell a tornado was coming. The sky looked strange as she helped an older lady get in her car and head home from her church in Manchester, Tennessee. “I got in my car too and just as I made the turn at the end of the road behind the [...]

Calming presence: There’s a ‘place for everyone’ in local, national disaster relief efforts2019-04-05T13:41:43-05:00

Meyers Warns Pastors of Temptation of Imitation, Substitution, Exhaustion

What does it really mean to do evangelism? To have a strategy? What does it really mean to use the community, the people group, the demographic to purposefully share the gospel?” Those were the questions posed by Jeff Meyers, pastor of First Baptist Church, Opelika, at the 2019 Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference held at [...]

Meyers Warns Pastors of Temptation of Imitation, Substitution, Exhaustion2019-04-07T21:19:11-05:00

Quinn urges pastors to prepare their churches to carry out God’s ‘game plan’ for them

Jesus has a game plan for every church.” That was the encouragement Russ Quinn gave at the 2019 Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference held at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, on Feb. 25. Quinn preached from Luke 24 and listed three requirements of God’s game plan for churches. Read the full article at TheAlabamaBaptist.org - [...]

Quinn urges pastors to prepare their churches to carry out God’s ‘game plan’ for them2019-03-29T13:57:03-05:00

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