Experiencing Easter in Extraordinary Times

Experiencing Easter in extraordinary times. Similar thoughts have likely been resonating in the minds of many believers. They certainly have been in mine. Churches are finding creative, God-given ways to celebrate worship online and gather for Bible study using video conferencing options. The first two online Call to Prayer events were remarkable times of shared […]

Looking toward Celebration Sunday

To say that we live in unprecedented times is an understatement. Various areas of the economy — such as education, medicine, business and individual households — are undergoing unexpected change, coping and, sometimes, innovation. Not surprisingly, Alabama Baptists are finding creative ways of continued obedience to the Great Commission. It is refreshing to see Alabama […]


Times of prayer with other believers are always special, not because of who we are but because of our Lord’s promise that where two or three (or more) are gathered, He is there among us. This was certainly the case on Wednesday, March 25, when more than 470 Alabama Baptists met online for a time […]


In these days of unprecedented and uncertain times, we should remember that “we walk by faith, not by sight.” For me personally, that means we live in the land of hope. We claim “Jesus Christ as our hope” (2 Timothy 1:1). To demonstrate that sense of hope, your State Board of Missions is planning an […]