Volunteer Efforts

Alabama | Jan. 21 2016

Nonprofit organization helps spread gospel throughout Amazon River basin

When Ty Harris visited the Amazon River for the first time four years ago he immediately fell in love with the region and its people. At the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 21 2016

IMB closes communications office, lays off 30 staffers

The International Mission Board (IMB) publicly announced Jan. 14 the closure of its Richmond Communications Center effective April 29 and the... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 11 2016

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers respond to December storms

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) efforts are ongoing in response to severe weather that affected many areas of Alabama during Christmas week... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 7 2016

Local ministry leads couple to international missions work

Donald and Helen McKinneys’ outreach to South Asians started in North America. They first got to know a South Asian people group in their church’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 24 2015

FBC Winfield puts ‘face to missions,’ gives generously to Lottie Moon

They “caught a vision.” When Paul Murphy, pastor of First Baptist Church, Winfield, describes the zeal his church had for furthering missions... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 24 2015

Alabamians react to issue of opening/closing doors to Syrian refugees

More than half of the nation’s governors declared their state’s borders closed to Syrian refugees after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 24 2015

‘Coffee Cakes’ ministry continues in Coffee Association

Volunteers organize cakes, cookies, cupcakes, homemade candy and cake mixes for Coffee Baptist Association’s annual donation to the Alabama... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 17 2015

Missouri family ministers in mountains of Lesotho

When Jim and Teresa Flora, International Mission Board missionaries from Hamlin Memorial Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri, think about their... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 17 2015

Lisman Baptist closes doors, donates to ABCH

Lisman Baptist Church leaves a legacy of care and service that will continue to impact the lives of children and families. Earlier this year... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 8 2015

IMB missionaries take retirement incentive, vow to continue evangelism stateside

Tim Cearley is considering driving for Uber or substitute teaching — anything to continue meeting people from other lands, people like... [READ MORE]