Save the Dates for Inaugural Week of Prayer

Things don’t matter, but people do.

“Things don’t matter, but people do.” That was a quote often cited by martyred international missionary Dr. Martha Myers. She lived out sacrificially the fact that people really do matter. The things of this world — no — they don’t really matter; they’re temporal. She looked at the eternal. Every time she touched a life — […]

The words of “thanks” and “welcome”

“Thanks” and “welcome” are two words that have been echoing in my mind in recent days. During the last trustee board meeting for the University of Mobile, I used these words to describe the transition from president Mark Foley to incoming president Tim Smith. Mark Foley is completing his tenure at the university, and during […]

Five Years After the Storms

Guest Article: Mel Johnson

Five years may seem like a long time for most Alabama Baptists unless the date happens to coincide with April 27. Alabamians are all too aware that this date in 2011 marked our memories with images of struggles that for many are as vivid today as they were in the days, weeks and months following […]

Ten Cooperative Program Facts

Guest Article: Jim Swedenburg

Thank you, Alabama Baptists, for supporting missions through the Cooperative Program. In doing so, you help spread the Gospel and minister in Christ’s name in Alabama, across the U.S. and around the world. Many positive facts may be cited about the impact of Southern Baptists in general and Alabama Baptists specifically related to CP support […]