Helping Churches to Be Safer Places

This resource was first presented to the May 16-17 meeting of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions trustees and Executive Committee. It is posted here for the information of all Alabama Baptist churches. Your Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) is continuing to work diligently to help churches to be safer places for [...]

Helping Churches to Be Safer Places2019-05-23T15:46:19-05:00

Deaf Ministry in Alabama

Alabama Baptist Conference for the Deaf (ABCD) took place at Coosada Baptist Church (Elmore Baptist Association) on March 8-10, 2019. The event, attended by approximately 150 adults and youth, allowed the Deaf in Alabama to spend a weekend in fellowship and community, while also growing in their personal walks with Christ. The weekend focused on [...]

Deaf Ministry in Alabama2019-05-14T21:25:26-05:00

Crossover Birmingham

Transcript from Dr.Lance's monthly video below: Crossover Birmingham. That’s the event taking place prior to our Southern Baptist Convention meeting in that great city of Birmingham. On June 5, Wednesday, there’ll be training for evangelism and for outreach, being able to share your faith. Johnny Hunt will be giving leadership to that. You can go [...]

Crossover Birmingham2019-05-07T17:35:55-05:00

Welcome the SBC to Birmingham!

For the first time since 1941, our state will soon welcome messengers to Birmingham for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. The meeting will be conducted at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) on June 11-12 along with other inspirational and informational meetings in the days preceding, some in other locations. I especially commend [...]

Welcome the SBC to Birmingham!2019-05-01T12:00:04-05:00

SBOM honored by BCA

The State Board of Missions received eight awards - four 1st place awards, one 2nd place award, and three 3rd place awards - during the Baptist Communicators Association’s Wilmer C. Fields Awards Competition, held on the campus of California Baptist University in Riverside, California, on Friday, April 12. In the Design Division, Jesse Conte won [...]

SBOM honored by BCA2019-04-17T21:31:00-05:00

Software programs can help keep your church organized

Churches have a lot to keep up with. Membership rosters, giving records, church accounts — the list goes on and on. How does your church organize everything? Do you have a particular kind of software you use to keep records? If you don’t, are there some reasons you should consider it? Mickey Crawford, an associate [...]

Software programs can help keep your church organized2019-04-11T00:48:24-05:00

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ

Mechell Bice says she doesn’t remember the name of the man who prayed with her in 1977, but she does remember his face. She was 7 and attending Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Ashville, and she remembers that VBS volunteer teaching her about the love of Jesus. “It was a very real [...]

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ2019-04-10T00:26:12-05:00

Eldridge warns against ‘tyranny of convenience’ in Christian walk

Modern life is all about convenience — instant food, instant communication, instant entertainment; the list could go on.  But according to David Eldridge, pastor of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, “one of the things we must crucify is the desire to have convenience as the idol of our lives.” Tenets of faith The Christian life [...]

Eldridge warns against ‘tyranny of convenience’ in Christian walk2019-04-07T21:24:44-05:00

Morton emphasizes importance of commitment to prayer

More than 500 people gathered in the sanctuary at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, on Feb. 26 to hear Jeremy Morton, co-pastor of First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia, preach on the importance of prayer. “I’m embarrassed at how many times I’ve skipped prayer time, but by God’s grace I long to be a man of [...]

Morton emphasizes importance of commitment to prayer2019-04-07T21:15:39-05:00

Meyers Warns Pastors of Temptation of Imitation, Substitution, Exhaustion

What does it really mean to do evangelism? To have a strategy? What does it really mean to use the community, the people group, the demographic to purposefully share the gospel?” Those were the questions posed by Jeff Meyers, pastor of First Baptist Church, Opelika, at the 2019 Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference held at [...]

Meyers Warns Pastors of Temptation of Imitation, Substitution, Exhaustion2019-04-07T21:19:11-05:00

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