Why a Disaster Relief Offering?
We take weather seriously in our state. Alabama has always been known as part of “tornado alley.” We are also a coastal state. Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico are
Is Church Planting for You?
Is Southern Baptist church planting a good fit for… Your Theology? The Baptist Faith & Message (pdf) The Biblical Basis of Church Planting Church planting was the primary method that the early
Churches in decline seek help through conference at 12th Street Baptist
Craig Carlisle knows firsthand the challenges of leading a church in a revitalization effort. As the pastor of 12th Street Baptist Church, Gadsden, Carlisle led the church to purchase an
Why be Bivocational?
Since being bivocational is a challenging lifestyle in any vocation, why would any pastor be bivocational? Here are few reasons: 1. Intentionally Bivocational Frequently a pastor is led by God
Basic Facts About Bivocational Ministers
1. Bivocational ministers are overworked and under paid. It’s not hard to agree that all bivocational ministers are overworked. Anyone in any profession who has two “full-time” jobs will be
Disaster Relief does more than rebuild homes
From Limestone to Baldwin counties, they came in droves. Only there to help, they never asked for anything in return. Approximately 7,000 volunteers strong, Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) mobilized
Tuscaloosa disaster relief ministry continues to fulfill needs after 2011 tornadoes
April 27, 2011, was a turning point for many Alabamians. The storms that rolled through the state that day left behind death and destruction and lives were changed forever. The
Ideas for High Contact Sundays
IDEA #1: FAMILY-FRIENDS AND FUN DAY In Advance Choose a Sunday that will be the best time for people to attend. Avoid vacation and holiday times. Avoid times when church
VBS by the numbers for 2014
The total VBS enrollment reported by 3,069 churches for 2014 was 252,401. This is an increase of 166 more churches reporting this year then last with an increased enrollment of 819.