A Role Model Worthy of Emulating

The night before the passing of Billy Graham I was in Yazoo City, Miss., leading revival services at the First Baptist Church in that historic city. During the invitation, we sang “Just As I Am,”a popular hymn used prominently by the famous evangelist as he preached in evangelistic crusades over the decades of his long […]

Myers-Mallory prayer season approaching

Thank you, Alabama Baptists, for supporting missions through the Cooperative Program and with gifts to the Myers-Mallory State Missions Offering. The suggested Week of Prayer for State Missions is September 10-17. Your prayer support and financial gifts will help undergird the five strategic priorities of Woman’s Missionary Union, Disaster Relief, Church Planting, Alabama Partnership Missions […]

Samford Relationship Study Group Acknowledges Announcement by Samford University Leadership

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Samford Relationship Study Group – a task force of Alabama Baptist leaders appointed by the State Board of Missions (SBOM) during its May meeting – has acknowledged a decision by the Executive Committee of the Samford Board of Trustees for the university to forego allocations from annual State Convention Cooperative Program […]

A Call To Prayer

Guest Article: John Thweatt

During meetings of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions and Executive Committee on May 11-12, 2017, John Thweatt, president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, issued this Call to Prayer: Dear Alabama Baptist: For almost 200 years, Alabama Baptists have worked together, preached together, and sacrificed together for the cause of missions and the […]