Evangelism requires power of Holy Spirit, passion for God, Bowman says

Kie Bowman said the report was one he thought he’d never see. “I had to look twice to make sure it wasn’t click bait,” he said. But it wasn’t. It was a Barna report with this statistic — 47 percent of young adult Christians in America now believe it’s wrong to evangelize.  But 94 percent [...]

Evangelism requires power of Holy Spirit, passion for God, Bowman says2019-03-18T19:45:57+00:00

Disaster Relief and Ministry Safe

In this month’s video, Executive Director Rick Lance brings an update on Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief efforts in Lee County and highlights the importance of an upcoming MinistrySafe conference. Video Transcript: Alabama Baptists, these are sad and serious times. First of all, let me talk to you about disaster relief. You know about the experience of the [...]

Disaster Relief and Ministry Safe2019-03-19T13:54:56+00:00

Love and compassion’ keys to winning people for Christ

By the time Dennis Watson was a teenager he’d decided he knew better than his parents. And by the time he was 18 he was dealing drugs.  “Somehow my mama found out what was happening with me,” Watson said.  She confronted him on a Sunday afternoon, shared with him how important Jesus was to her, [...]

Love and compassion’ keys to winning people for Christ2019-03-18T19:39:03+00:00

Lowder warns of dangers of ‘lukewarm church’

A little over a year ago, a gunman opened fire on a high school in Florida, killing 17 students and staff. It was the worst mass shooting on a school campus in United States history, and Jay Lowder said one of the most memorable images from the crisis was this — Deputy Scot Peterson’s strategy to [...]

Lowder warns of dangers of ‘lukewarm church’2019-03-14T22:01:24+00:00

2019 State Evangelism Conference encourages participants to ‘put feet to their faith’

Roger Willmore said he will hit his knees a little differently in the mornings after hearing the last sermon of this year’s Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference. The sermon, preached by Jeremy Morton, was an “arresting and sobering” message, said Willmore, director of missions for Calhoun Baptist Association. “He preached on Mark 1 about the [...]

2019 State Evangelism Conference encourages participants to ‘put feet to their faith’2019-03-05T15:47:13+00:00

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Aids in Recovery and Cleanup in Beauregard and Other Areas Hit by March 3 Tornadoes

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mark Wakefield said teams worked throughout the day Monday (March 4) in Lee County as cleanup continued after Sunday’s deadly tornado outbreak. Access to many areas of the community were restricted as search and rescue continued in the Beauregard community, Wakefield said, but teams were able to tarp some roofs [...]

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Aids in Recovery and Cleanup in Beauregard and Other Areas Hit by March 3 Tornadoes2019-03-05T12:18:52+00:00

23 Confirmed Dead Following Tornadoes in Beauregard

At least 23 people are dead following tornadoes that struck the Beauregard community south of Auburn-Opelika in Lee County March 3. In a press conference this morning (March 4), Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones described the damage as “catastrophic” and said search and rescue teams are working in the areas hit hardest by the storms. [...]

23 Confirmed Dead Following Tornadoes in Beauregard2019-03-05T12:17:17+00:00

Children’s Choir to perform March 2 in Sheffield Park, Lynn Haven

The public is invited to two performances by a 151-member children’s choir on Saturday, March 2, in Lynn Haven, Florida. The Alabama Baptist Children’s Honor Choir (CHC) will present a concert at 2 p.m. in Sharon J. Sheffield Park, located across from Lynn Haven City Hall, 825 Ohio Avenue. From 2 to 3:30 p.m., free [...]

Children’s Choir to perform March 2 in Sheffield Park, Lynn Haven2019-02-25T07:31:21+00:00

Helping Our Churches to be Safer Places

During recent days, newspaper articles from the Houston Chronicle have focused on reports about the mishandling of sexual abuse reports among some Southern Baptist congregations. Among the SBC family with more than 47,000 local churches, more than 15 million members and our 164-year history, even one report of sexual abuse is too many, and so is any [...]

Helping Our Churches to be Safer Places2019-02-21T23:07:43+00:00

AAEO helps church planters in college communities

As seniors across Alabama look forward to high school graduation, many are deciding which college campus will be their home for the next few years.  For those who don’t know Christ, their college years may be their opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel. More than 200,000 students in Alabama do not have a [...]

AAEO helps church planters in college communities2019-02-19T15:15:36+00:00

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