Looking Ahead to the 2019 State Convention Annual Meeting

In this month’s video, Executive Director Rick Lance looks ahead to the State Convention Annual Meeting November 12-13 at Eastern Shore Baptist Church in Daphne. Make plans to be there for this annual “family reunion” of Alabama Baptists! Hey Alabama Baptist, we’re just weeks away now from our annual meeting of Alabama Baptist State Convention […]

2019 Week of Prayer for State Missions

In this month’s video, Executive Director Rick Lance reminds us that September 8 is both the start of the Week of Prayer for State Missions, with a focus on the Myers-Mallory State Missions Offering, along with Baptism Sunday across the SBC. Hello, Alabama Baptist. September is right around the corner, and September 8th is a big […]

Time to think about the Annual Church Profile

The following is a transcript of Dr.Lance’s monthly video. You’re not surprised to hear that in 2020, there is a census being taken in America to discover how many people live in America and to know some other pertinent facts about the population of our country. It helps in so many different ways, for government […]

Why Is the Annual Church Profile Important?

My shortest answer would be this: Numbers represent people. In the Great Commission, our Lord gives us a mandate to reach all nations. This means groups of people. Furthermore, the Bible makes extensive use of numbers, such as: * promising that “where two or three are gathered” in Christ’s name, He is in the midst […]

Rick Lance – July 2019 Video

Transcript from Dr.Lance’s monthly video: The hot days of July, that’s what we, as Alabama Baptists, and others across the nation, have experienced. By now you’ve had your Vacation Bible School, or most of you have. We’ve heard tremendously positive reports related to Vacation Bible School. We know, also, July is kinda vacation time. We […]