Go and Spread His Word

“God will provide us opportunities to go and spread His word.” A.J. Wasden had heard those words since he was a little kid at Springhill Baptist Church in Franklin (Bethlehem Baptist Association). Wasden had prayed many times for the Lord to give him that chance, but Springhill was a small church. Thus, his opportunities to [...]

Go and Spread His Word2019-02-07T15:42:04+00:00

Snapshots of Jesus

Ever wonder what Jesus might post on Instagram? Consider these possible snapshots – images of Jesus that will show us what it looks like to pattern our lives after Him: 1. First, the image of Him with worn out knees: not as a fashion statement, but worn out because of His practice of the discipline of [...]

Snapshots of Jesus2019-02-12T22:17:37+00:00

Reach Every Student

With the beginning of a new year, let’s take time to reflect. To celebrate. To praise God for what He has done – and for what He will do. We launched a new emphasis at the annual state convention meeting in November: Reach Every Student. With more than 200,000 students in Alabama who do not [...]

Reach Every Student2019-02-12T22:17:38+00:00

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 [...]

What question would you ask God?2019-02-12T22:17:48+00:00

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 [...]

Troy Student Ministers to Assisted Living Residents in Phoenix2018-08-17T10:11:37+00:00

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 – [...]

BCM Leaders Help Students Face Challenges of College2018-08-17T10:09:59+00:00

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 [...]

Piano practice leads to divine appointment2018-08-17T10:08:26+00:00

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, [...]

Football player brings Guatemala mindset back to UWA2018-08-17T10:04:58+00:00

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 [...]

Alabama Baptist students spend summer serving, sharing Christ2019-02-12T22:17:49+00:00

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 [...]

Student missionary to continue work in New Orleans2018-08-13T16:11:13+00:00

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