Resolutions are statements adopted by a majority of messengers to each annual meeting. Although resolutions are non-binding, they generally represent consensus by most messengers present and are often reflective of similar views among Alabama Baptists on a variety of ethical, moral, missional, evangelistic and denominational concerns.

2018 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 On a Call for Prayer and Unity WHEREAS, Christians are exhorted in Scripture to offer “petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings … for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity” (1 Timothy 2:1-2, CSB); and WHEREAS, The [...]

2017 Resolutions

All eight resolutions were adopted without discussion or amendments. RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON APPRECIATION FOR NOXIE J. "BUSTER" TAYLOR, JR. WHEREAS, In 1979, Noxie J. "Buster" Taylor, Jr., began work at Shocco Springs, located in Talladega, Alabama, and on October 1, 1989, was named Executive Director of Shocco Springs; and WHEREAS, December 31, 2017, marks [...]

2016 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON APPRECIATION WHEREAS, The messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention enjoyed a time of encouragement, worship, prayer, fellowship, and unity of purpose in the Great Commission; and WHEREAS, We thank God for the outstanding leadership of our Convention officers and committees; and WHEREAS, We acknowledge the Lord's presence and blessings on [...]

2015 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON APPRECIATION FOR DR. MARK FOLEY WHEREAS, Dr. Mark Foley was unanimously elected by the University of Mobile Board of Trustees as the third president of the institution on February 13, 1998, when presidential search committee Chairman Ed Massey, speaking for the Board, said, “We believe Mark Foley is God’s man for [...]

2014 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON ORPHAN CARE WHEREAS, Every Christian has received in Christ the Spirit of adoption by which we call on God as our heavenly Father (Romans 8:14-16; Galatians 4:4-7; 1 John 3:1-3); and WHEREAS, God reveals himself in his Word as “the helper of the fatherless” (Psalm 10:14) and “Father of the fatherless” [...]

2013 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON CONTRACEPTIVE SERVICES MANDATE WHEREAS, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services included a “contraceptive services mandate” in its regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act; and WHEREAS, The contraceptive services mandate requires certain employers to include in employee health plans coverage for specific drugs or therapies identified as methods of contraception; [...]

2012 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION WHEREAS, The unborn child is a separate being, apart from the mother. As such, it is able to sense such feelings as joy and pain; and WHEREAS, The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 states Children, from the moment of conception, are a blessing and heritage from the Lord; and [...]

2011 Resolutions


2010 Resolutions


2009 Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON AFFIRMING GREAT COMMISSION MINISTRIES WHEREAS, The mission emphasis of the Alabama Baptist State Convention has been “One Mission, The Great Commission; One Program, The Cooperative Program; Many Ministries, Great Commission Ministries;” and WHEREAS, For Alabama Baptists, the Great Commission and the Cooperative Program have been the strong mission foundation since 1925; [...]