Myers-Mallory State Missions Offering

Hello, again Alabama Baptists. You probably know that Pam and I entered the silly period of life three years ago when we had a granddaughter come into this world. Well, we celebrated her third birthday recently, and it reminded me that we are also, celebrating the third birthday of “Myers-Mallory“. We’re in our third year […]

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 […]