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.

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 [...]

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

Working together through the Cooperative Program allows us to do and fund so many more ministries together. We usually think first about all the work we do together on a national level such as seminaries, missionaries, church planting and so on. I am proud to be an Alabama Baptist and of our generous contribution to [...]

BCM students leverage spring break for powerful missions experiences

Lee Dymond said that when his team of students arrived in Puerto Rico to do spring break missions, they found a man running on overdrive. “We were going to do mostly disaster relief, but what happened was we kind of focused on one church and its pastor instead,” said Dymond, campus minister for Auburn University [...]

Celebration and Sadness

Easter is a time for celebration for Christians. On this holy occasion, we join in a unique sense of worship in order to have a refreshing reminder that Jesus Christ overcame death through His resurrection power over death itself. That is a cause worthy of celebration. Rarely does Easter fall on the silly holiday called [...]

AUM athletics, BCM team up for hurricane relief

Spring break often means a chance to travel but for many Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) students, the travel is tied to a chance to serve and do missions. Reports from BCM groups across the state are beginning to surface while one story from a trip leading into the current spring semester is still on the [...]

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams fan out across state after March 19 tornadoes

Alabamians woke up March 20 to images of their tornado-tracked state, a scene all too familiar. But Roger Willmore said there’s a sight he wishes everyone could see — how Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (ABDR) teams have descended on his part of the state. “This operation is working like a well-oiled machine,” said Willmore, director [...]

JSU students opt to continue serving hurricane survivors despite disaster at home

Even after an EF-3 tornado ripped through their college campus, Jacksonville State University (JSU) students elected to remain in Houston to help hurricane survivors rather than returning to assess their own damaged living spaces. It was not the spring break most expected. Then again, perhaps it was, at least in terms of mission and camaraderie. [...]

Spring Breaks Well Spent

For years, college students have been using their spring breaks to go on missions with BCMs from across Alabama. From our community colleges and universities, students have been a force around our country and around the world. Just this month, college students from our state have served in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Phoenix, Ariz.; Queens, N.Y.; [...]

Jacksonville Tornado Update

West Point Baptist Church, Jacksonville, AL on the morning of March 20, 2018 – Photo Courtesy Buster Taylor Strong storms moved across North Alabama Monday evening, March 19, spawning several tornadoes. Among the hardest hit areas was Jacksonville, where the campus of Jacksonville State University sustained damage and the West Point Baptist Church building was partially [...]