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 […]

Samford Relationship Study Group Acknowledges Announcement by Samford University Leadership

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Samford Relationship Study Group – a task force of Alabama Baptist leaders appointed by the State Board of Missions (SBOM) during its May meeting – has acknowledged a decision by the Executive Committee of the Samford Board of Trustees for the university to forego allocations from annual State Convention Cooperative Program […]

A Call To Prayer

Guest Article: John Thweatt

During meetings of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions and Executive Committee on May 11-12, 2017, John Thweatt, president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, issued this Call to Prayer: Dear Alabama Baptist: For almost 200 years, Alabama Baptists have worked together, preached together, and sacrificed together for the cause of missions and the […]

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. The statement was unanimously approved and affirmed by the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions and Executive Committee during meetings on May 11-12, 2017. Reports are that the faculty of Samford University voted to […]