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.

Helping churches and ministers with tax questions

Tax season is here: a time when churches must prepare forms such as W-2s for employees and should provide givers with written acknowledgments of tax-deductible tithes and offerings. In addition, the filing of annual tax returns by ministers and other taxpayers is due by April 15. The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) provides [...]

Helping churches and ministers with tax questions2019-02-07T15:41:38+00:00

Bible Drill helps increase Bible knowledge

With spring just around the corner, Bible Drill is in full force for hundreds of students across Alabama. A ministry undergirded by Alabama Baptists’ gifts through the Cooperative Program, Bible Drill gives students in grades 4-12 the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the Bible through memorization, application and discipleship. In the coming months, students [...]

Bible Drill helps increase Bible knowledge2019-02-12T22:17:36+00:00

February May Be Brief, But It’s Full of Opportunity

Video Transcript: Hello Alabama Baptist, and welcome to our February ministry update. I have several things I’d like to share with you, so bear with me as we consider the month of February. It may be a brief month, but it is impacted with ministry opportunities. The first I’d like to mention is we’ve moved [...]

February May Be Brief, But It’s Full of Opportunity2019-02-12T22:17:37+00:00

FBC Wetumpka Picking Up the Pieces After Tornado Hits Church, Surrounding Community

Some 500 members and friends of First Baptist Church Wetumpka packed the Wetumpka Civic Center this morning (Jan. 20) for worship as daylight revealed the extent of the damage to the church and surrounding area by a tornado that struck around 3 p.m. Jan. 19. FBC Wetumpka pastor James Troglen brought a message from Job [...]

FBC Wetumpka Picking Up the Pieces After Tornado Hits Church, Surrounding Community2019-01-22T09:23:19+00:00

Website offers way for churches, groups to post project needs, respond to others

Rick Barnhart said that back when he was a pastor at First Baptist Church, Silverhill, he used a website that helped him connect missions teams with projects. It worked well for a long time, then along the way as things were changed at the national level the site got discarded. But he never forgot how [...]

Website offers way for churches, groups to post project needs, respond to others2019-01-11T09:42:34+00:00

A New Leader for a New Day

Alabama Baptists have a new leader among us. Jennifer Rash has now officially assumed the role of senior leader at our state paper, The Alabama Baptist. We need to welcome her warmly as she begins her tenure at the paper. I was impressed with Jennifer the first time I met her more than 20 years [...]

A New Leader for a New Day2019-01-06T09:50:48+00:00

Happy New Year!

  Video Transcript: Happy New Year, Alabama Baptist. This is an opportunity for us, not only to begin a new year but to be formally introduced to new leadership. I’m talkin’ about the leadership at The Alabama Baptist. Jennifer Rash, she is our new leader, and she’s going to come and say a word, and [...]

Happy New Year!2019-02-12T22:17:39+00:00

Watch Out For Scams, Phishing Emails Asking For Money and Personal Information

Everyone’s gotten those emails. Some are more believable than others. But the one that hit the inboxes of some state missionaries recently was a particularly good one, they say. The email — which claimed to be from Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) — asked the recipient to email him [...]

Watch Out For Scams, Phishing Emails Asking For Money and Personal Information2019-02-12T22:17:39+00:00

Lottie Moon 2018 – Message from Rick Lance

Video Transcript: It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Don’t expect me to sing it, but that’s the song. And for a lot of us as we experience Christmas, we would say it is a wonderful time. Busy time, but wonderful time of fellowship and family gathering. But for Alabama Baptists and Southern Baptists [...]

Lottie Moon 2018 – Message from Rick Lance2019-02-12T22:17:40+00:00

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. It kicks off the charitable giving season when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. We at your State Board of Missions would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the impact your tithes and offerings, [...]

Giving Tuesday2019-02-12T22:17:40+00:00

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