A Personal Credo Concerning Racism

Like so many others, I am heartsick concerning the recent ugly events which have highlighted the sin of racism among us. As one who remembers the civil rights movement and the various efforts by people of the past and present seeking the breakdown of racial barriers that have plagued our society, I grieve over the […]

Southern Baptist leaders issue joint statement on the death of George Floyd

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the recent death of George Floyd and calling for the end of “racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country.” The statement, co-authored by SBC president J.D. Greear and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary president Jamie Dew was unanimously signed by all […]

Preparing for What’s Next

During the past few weeks, your state missionaries have been contacting pastors and other church leaders across Alabama to offer prayer support, to listen to testimonies of joy and of challenge, and to continue discovering ways that your State Board of Missions can serve the Lord by serving Alabama Baptists. Local church leaders have been […]

Praying with Joyful Hearts

For several weeks, many Alabama Baptists have been gathering for an online Call to Prayer, each Wednesday at 10 a.m. Next Wednesday, April 22, our online prayer time will focus on praying specifically about joy. I’m reminded of one of the shortest verses in Scripture, 1 Thessalonians 5:16, which says, “Rejoice always.” For some, the word […]