Statements Concerning the State Convention and Pastors Conference

After months of careful and prayerful consideration of the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in our state, the decision has been made by the Executive Committee – upon authorization by the State Board of Missions – to not have the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, which had been scheduled for […]

A Back-to-School Prayer Time

Every year, many of our churches have a time in which they pray for our students, teachers/professors and administrators as schools, colleges and universities open for the new school year. This year, this time of prayer is needed more than ever due to the growing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consider a special time […]

A Personal Credo Concerning Racism

Like so many others, I am heartsick concerning the recent ugly events which have highlighted the sin of racism among us. As one who remembers the civil rights movement and the various efforts by people of the past and present seeking the breakdown of racial barriers that have plagued our society, I grieve over the […]

Southern Baptist leaders issue joint statement on the death of George Floyd

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the recent death of George Floyd and calling for the end of “racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country.” The statement, co-authored by SBC president J.D. Greear and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary president Jamie Dew was unanimously signed by all […]