What question would you ask God?

Zacchaeus was a wee little man And a wee little man was he He climbed up in a sycamore tree For the Lord he wanted to see And when the Savior passed that way He looked up in the tree And said, ‘Zacchaeus, you come down! For I’m going to your house today! For I’m [...]

Troy Student Ministers to Assisted Living Residents in Phoenix

This summer when Holly Walker went to do summer missions in Phoenix, she got a bonus — a chance to meet a great uncle that she had never met and a chance to share the gospel with 30 of his friends. “When I got to his assisted-living facility, I thought I was just going to [...]

BCM Leaders Help Students Face Challenges of College

Time management. Homesickness. Depression. Debt. Spreading yourself too thin. College students can be up against a lot of challenges. But the leaders of Baptist Campus Ministries around the state say they’re ready to help students navigate what many experts call life’s most critical years. (continued…) Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – [...]

Piano practice leads to divine appointment

At the University of Calgary, there’s only one grand piano on campus. And Jeff Bell said he found out the hard way that it wasn’t always supposed to be used. “The building it’s in is made of glass, and you can hear the piano being played throughout the whole building,” he said. “I found out [...]

Football player brings Guatemala mindset back to UWA

Griffin Ricketson said that when Chris Mills came to First Baptist Church, Livingston, and did a presentation on summer missions opportunities, Ricketson didn’t know what he was doing for the summer yet. And then Mills, Alabama’s student missions strategist, mentioned the Guatemala trip. “It’s like God smacked me in the face with it,” said Ricketson, [...]

Alabama Baptist students spend summer serving, sharing Christ

The day Rachel Pate met Greta, everything had gone wrong. It was Pate’s second summer serving in Mexico City, and she and her teammates were trying to invite university students to their English conversation circle. “Last year that worked really well, but this year they told us we couldn’t pass out flyers on campus,” said [...]

Student missionary to continue work in New Orleans

Amber Kern didn’t pick New Orleans. But it seems God might’ve picked it for her. Last summer, she signed up for student missions and asked to be a part of the Boston team. She got assigned to New Orleans instead. “But my heart completely broke for the city,” said Kern, a student at Calhoun Community [...]

Troy student sees young girls at camp in Kenya fall in love with the Word

Stargazing — that was what all the girls did at night after the worship service at Camp Blue Sky in Kenya. And one night while they were all staring at the sky together, Amy Lowe could tell that Yael had something on her mind. “That week, I was working with the 10- and 11-year-old girls,” [...]

Preparing for a Time of Great Change

It’s that time of year again, and it seems to roll around with increasing regularity and speed. High school graduates are packing up, loading up and heading out for the next chapter in life. Students and their parents are preparing by purchasing dorm room essentials (if they are living on campus), attending orientation sessions and making [...]

Mobilize the Mobilized

One of my primary areas of ministry is mobilizing students to the nations. I love to hear stories of how students have seen God at work through their service, whether it’s across town or across the globe. Yet, there is something about those stories that lead me to believe that God wants us to use [...]