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 […]

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 […]

Is revival outdated?

When we use the word “revival,” we have in the past thought of a series of worship services focusing on spiritual growth and outreach. That is an appropriate usage of the word revival, but it is not the exclusive one. Recently, Jamie Baldwin, a state missionary, brought to my attention an article I wrote while […]