A Faithful Convention

Alabama Baptists are faithful people. During this past convention, we had an opportunity to see and hear testimonies as to that faithfulness. From the beginning to the end of the convention, the theme “Faithful” was highlighted in a stellar fashion. Our convention president preached a powerful message on faithfulness to the Gospel in times of […]

State Convention in Less than Two Weeks

In less than two weeks, messengers and guests from across the state will gather at First Baptist Church, Trussville, for the annual meeting of the Alabama Baptist State Convention. You’re invited to this special time for what is essentially a family reunion of Alabama Baptists. Hallway conversations, visiting in the Exhibit Hall and corporate worship […]

Invitation to be a part of this year’s annual meeting

Full Transcript Available: As a young boy growing up, I was always infatuated with the Old Faithful geyser there in Yellowstone National Park. It was called Old Faithful because, seemingly, apparently it was faithful when the eruptions, at the time of eruptions. Through the years, Old Faithful has remained pretty faithful. That is, you can […]

Communicating in 280 Characters

During the past 10 years, I’ve been on a journey – along with millions of other people in the 21st century – of social media involvement. Since I joined Twitter in December 2008, it has been humbling and a privilege to watch numerical growth to more than 4,300 followers for the @ricklance account. One of […]

Let’s Pray

Let's really pray for the SBC Meeting in Dallas in just a matter of days.

Let’s pray. Let’s really pray for the SBC Meeting in Dallas in just a matter of days. Let’s begin by praying for the president of the Southern Baptist Convention and other presiding officers as they do their presiding over the convention. There’ll be a lot of potential matters that they’ll have to consider with the […]