One Great Sunday

A New Training Opportunity

One, one, One Great Sunday. Well, that’s the name of a new opportunity for training here at the State Board of Missions. I’m gonna tell you a little bit about. Give me just a moment to share with you what is fresh and new here. We have been able to have a website, onegreatsunday.org, and […]

Communicating in 280 Characters

During the past 10 years, I’ve been on a journey – along with millions of other people in the 21st century – of social media involvement. Since I joined Twitter in December 2008, it has been humbling and a privilege to watch numerical growth to more than 4,300 followers for the @ricklance account. One of […]

Let’s Pray

Let's really pray for the SBC Meeting in Dallas in just a matter of days.

Let’s pray. Let’s really pray for the SBC Meeting in Dallas in just a matter of days. Let’s begin by praying for the president of the Southern Baptist Convention and other presiding officers as they do their presiding over the convention. There’ll be a lot of potential matters that they’ll have to consider with the […]

Silent Heroes

As our friends in Jacksonville and other areas around the state continue along the road to recovery after the most recent round of tornadoes, I have been reminded of the truly heroic efforts of our Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers. The Yellow Shirt Army, as they are known, responds quickly, efficiently and effectively every time […]

Prayer Driving

Prayerwalking is an exercise of obedience to Christ. It is an act of intercession on behalf of others. Prayerwalking is an attempt to saturate an area where people live with prayer, praying that they might come to the love of Christ. I have experienced firsthand the joy of prayerwalking. Most memorably, I have joined others […]