Why a Disaster Relief offering?

We take weather seriously in our state. Alabama has always been known as part of “tornado alley.” We are also a coastal state. Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico are annual concerns for us.  Following the devastating tornadoes that struck Alabama in 2011, Alabama Baptists wisely saw the need to launch an annual state disaster […]

Being Prepared

Preparation for what we know will eventually come is a wise way to live. We know that one day tornadoes, hurricanes, and other disaster-type events will happen in Alabama, in North America and around the world. Being prepared for them is the focus of the month of February in Alabama Baptist life. Recently, Mel Johnson, […]

February Is Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Preparedness Month

We take weather seriously in our state. Alabama has always been known as part of “tornado alley.” We are also a coastal state. Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico are annual concerns for us. Following the devastating tornadoes that struck Alabama in 2011, Alabama Baptists wisely saw the need to launch an annual state disaster […]

A Time To Remember

Some experiences in life you really want to forget, because the pain is too much to bear. That is quite understandable. All of us could cite a chapter and verse about such episodes of failure and sadness. On the other hand, there are experiences, even the most anguishing and painful ones, which demand our personal […]

A Year to Remember

The people of Alabama will long remember this year as one marked by severe weather. Our state has always known the terror and the devastating effects of major tornados. To have an F5 tornado to hit somewhere in Alabama is news for sure, but to experience an outbreak of 62 tornadoes and for five of […]