Joint Statement

From Rick Lance and John Thweatt

The following is a joint statement from State Convention President John Thweatt and Executive Director, State Board of Missions, Rick Lance: Reports are that the faculty of Samford University voted to affirm the recognition of a student group that identifies with values contrary to biblical teachings on sexuality. We are saddened by this decision, which […]

Sent…Here, There and Everywhere

The year 2016 has been an eventful one for residents of the U.S. and Alabama with unprecedented cultural and political developments. With increasing frequency, change seems the only constant. Even the near future has become difficult to predict as moral upheaval and cultural shifts continue on a variety of fronts. Even with these unsettling challenges, […]

Exchange of keys proposed between State Board and Baptist Health

Trustees of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) have voted unanimously to recommend a proposal for what is being called an “exchange of keys” with Baptist Health. If approved in November by messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention, the SBOM ministry offices and staff would complete relocation by January 1, 2018 – […]