2017 SBC Preview

As this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting approaches, SBC President Steve Gaines says fellow Baptists should anticipate emphases on prayer, evangelism and financial stewardship at the June 13–14 gathering in Phoenix, where the [...]

By | May 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Deep and Wide Youth Ministry

Today’s topic is having a student ministry that is both deep and wide. There are a couple scriptures that really apply to this topic. First, we’re all familiar with The Great Commission in Matthew 28 [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: Youth Ministries|0 Comments

Montgomery Church Sees God’s Hand in Asian Church Partnerships

A couple of years ago Heritage Baptist Church, Montgomery, decided to make good on its desire to reach the nations in a big way. It sent two of its own, youth pastor Adam Bishop and his [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

A Call to Prayer

During meetings of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions and Executive Committee on May 11-12, 2017, John Thweatt, president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, issued this Call to Prayer: Dear Alabama Baptist: For [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Senior Adult Evangelism Conference Not Lost On Hesitant 25-Year-Old

I didn’t expect much. When I was assigned to cover part of the Senior Adult Evangelism Conference, I wouldn’t say I was exuberant. I had an ever-mounting to-do list and I had already decided what [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Transitional Pastor Program ‘Great Way to Help Churches’

The time between one person leaving a position and a new person moving into that role is a good opportunity to do some evaluating and refreshing — and this is true for church ministry positions [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments