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 […]

Celebration and Sadness

Easter is a time for celebration for Christians. On this holy occasion, we join in a unique sense of worship in order to have a refreshing reminder that Jesus Christ overcame death through His resurrection power over death itself. That is a cause worthy of celebration. Rarely does Easter fall on the silly holiday called […]

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 […]