Praying for Our Missionaries, Giving to Missions

During the past several weeks, Southern Baptists have learned that the International Mission Board is facing especially challenging times as it seeks to deal with stark financial realities.  As part of the path forward, the IMB has offered to many employees the option to accept a VRI (“voluntary retirement incentive”) that will have perhaps hundreds […]

My Pledge to You!

I believe in a decision of rededication of one’s life to Christ. I have preached that conviction throughout my pastoral ministry. Several times in public worship services, I have publicly rededicated my life to Christ. Recently, while on a missions trip to various places in Europe, I had another such experience. It was a quiet, […]

A Time For Purposeful Praying and Generous Giving

Throughout our history, Alabama Baptists have been faithful in support of Southern Baptist international missionaries — through faithful praying and generous giving.  Our missions personnel continue to express their gratitude for the support of Alabama Baptists. This is a time, now more than ever, to be purposeful in our praying for our international missionaries as […]

A Heritage from the Lord

Pam and I joined an elite club recently. It has all kind of benefits to the membership. The others in this club have some unique and special commonalities. They are often showing pictures to anyone who will look at them, sometimes even to total strangers. Their social media sites focus upon these kind of pictures […]