A Call to Prayer for Moral and Spiritual Awakening

During this radically changing era, Christians are called upon, as never before, to raise our voices in support of the sole legality of biblical marriage. But all is vain unless we have first raised our voices to God, asking Him to bring about a moral and spiritual awakening among us, in our churches and throughout […]

Stand Strong for Biblical Marriage

JOINT STATEMENT From Rick Lance, executive director, Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, Montgomery, Ala., and Travis Coleman, Jr., senior minister, First Baptist Church, Prattville, Ala., and president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention: Alabama Baptists strongly support traditional marriage between one man and one woman only. We do not believe any other form of […]

Resolution on Reaffirmation of Biblical Marriage

JOINT STATEMENT From Rick Lance, executive director, Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, Montgomery, Ala., and Travis Coleman, Jr., senior minister, First Baptist Church, Prattville, Ala., and president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention: We endorse the following resolutions that were adopted by the State Board of Missions on February 6. We likewise call upon Alabama […]

Why a Disaster Relief offering?

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 […]

Reaffirming biblical marriage

On Friday, January 23, a federal judge ruled that Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Yet as Alabama Baptists, we will continue to stand for marriage as defined by Scripture. The biblical view of marriage as one man and one woman is the foundation for society. This foundation is cracking and crumbling fast in […]