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 […]

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, […]

Responding to Flooding in Louisiana

What should the first response be to a natural disaster like the floods in Louisiana this month? For many Americans, the answer may be charitable giving, support of government intervention, or sharing messages of concern on social media. For Christians, there is no doubt about our proper role as first responders: We should pray. I […]