How do you lose a jumbo jet carrying 239 passengers? That is the question perplexing people across the world. As of this writing, Australian rescue officials are investigating debris in the southern Indian Ocean, possibly from Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. (Click here for the latest news.) For the moment, however, the flight remains lost to […]

Being Prepared

Preparation for what we know will eventually come is a wise way to live. We know that one day tornadoes, hurricanes, and other disaster-type events will happen in Alabama, in North America and around the world. Being prepared for them is the focus of the month of February in Alabama Baptist life. Recently, Mel Johnson, […]

February Is Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Preparedness Month

We take weather seriously in our state. Alabama has always been known as part of “tornado alley.” We are also a coastal state. Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico are annual concerns for us. Following the devastating tornadoes that struck Alabama in 2011, Alabama Baptists wisely saw the need to launch an annual state disaster […]

A Tribute to Two Christian Gentlemen

In recent weeks, Alabama Baptists have said goodbye to two outstanding Christian gentlemen who served our Lord so faithfully. On Christmas Day, Dr. Earl Potts passed away. He left us quietly that morning at eight o’clock and went home to be with Jesus. His life and legacy are remarkable. At 93, Dr. Potts had lived […]