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.

Nominees named for state convention leadership roles

Messengers to the upcoming Alabama Baptist State Convention annual meeting — set for Nov. 13–14 at First Baptist Church, Trussville — are preparing to vote for a new slate of convention officers. The Alabama Baptist has learned of some of the nominations messengers plan to make for those roles. Tim Cox, pastor of Liberty Baptist [...]

Invitation to be a part of this year’s annual meeting

Full Transcript Available: As a young boy growing up, I was always infatuated with the Old Faithful geyser there in Yellowstone National Park. It was called Old Faithful because, seemingly, apparently it was faithful when the eruptions, at the time of eruptions. Through the years, Old Faithful has remained pretty faithful. That is, you can [...]

Sara

Meet Sara who serves in Africa and learn how you can pray for and partner with her. Video Transcript: The Lord saved me when I was five years old and then when I was nine, He told me I was going to be an international missionary. I grew up going to First Baptist Church of Trussville, and [...]

Creating a Culture of Discipline

In more than one of his books, Jim Collins writes of successful organizations having a Culture of Discipline. In Great By Choice, Collins remarks, “Discipline, in essence, is consistency in action. Discipline is not the same as regimentation…Discipline is not the same as hierarchical obedience or adherence to bureaucratic rules…” Giving great examples, Collins spends [...]

Is your church transitioning? You’ve got options, resources

Daniel Edmonds said he hopes that the good things happening at Chisholm Baptist Church, Montgomery, can “paint a picture of what other churches can do in the future.” Churches that are facing decline “can still be churches that have an impact toward the future,” said Edmonds, Chisholm’s pastor and director of the office of Sunday School [...]

Upcoming State Convention Meeting to Focus On Faithfulness

John Thweatt says that as he looks across the landscape of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, the thing that keeps coming to mind is God’s faithfulness. He sees it in the way God has provided financially for missions, both here and beyond. And he’s seen it in the way God has brought people to himself [...]

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assists after Hurricane Michael

In the small southern Alabama town of Cottonwood, the steeple of Cottonwood First Baptist Church lay in twisted pieces in the churchyard. Less than a block away, the visitor’s bleachers at Cottonwood High School’s football stadium were upside down on the field. Throughout the community, downed trees and power lines told the story of Hurricane [...]

Global Hunger Sunday Provides Opportunity to Learn and Give

Croutons and crackers isn’t much of a supper. But near the end of last year’s fall festival at First Baptist Church, Woodstock, in Bibb Baptist Association, that’s all that was left. And it was what a man and his grandson ate instead of leaving hungry. The incident pricked the hearts of church members who witnessed [...]

Florida Panhandle Hit Hard, Southeast Alabama Receives Significant Damage from Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael made landfall along the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane shortly after noon local time on Oct. 10, leaving devastation in its wake. At least two people have died as a result of the storm, including an 11-year-old girl in Georgia and a man in Greensboro, Florida. Several Florida beach communities including [...]

Urgent Disaster Relief Prayer Reminder

Video Transcript: Alabama Baptist, right now we know that Hurricane Michael is making landfall. The impact is predicted to be one of substantial nature. I just wanted to come before you and ask right now that you begin earnestly and intensively praying for those who have been impacted and will be impacted by this major [...]