Volunteer Efforts

Alabama | Dec. 3 2015

Birmingham dentist Powell named 2015 Outstanding Missions Volunteer

Whether at his dental office in Birmingham or on the missions field in Peru, 2015 Outstanding Alabama Baptist State Missions Volunteer William... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 3 2015

Globe-trotting 87-year-old ‘librarian’ earns 2015 Lifetime of Mission Service Award

At an age when most people are sitting in recliners or at least slowing down, 87-year-old Eva Nell Hunter, a member of Central Baptist Church,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 19 2015

Alabama Baptists deliver Christmas backpacks

Glenn Ford (left), Etowah Baptist Association Disaster Relief (DR) coordinator, and Jim Weeks, DR leadership team member, deliver the first load... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 19 2015

Chilton Association ministers to Mayan Indians in Guatemala

It's been an eventful nine years for Chilton Baptist Association, with at least one missions trip to Guatemala every year and sometimes multiple... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 19 2015

IMB trustees approve new 2016 budget

During the International Mission Board’s (IMB) recent trustee meeting Nov. 5–6, a 2016 budget was unanimously approved. “IMB now has a... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 12 2015

NC church ministers to community by purchasing apartments

There’s a saying that if you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans. The folks at Oakmont Baptist Church, Greenville, North Carolina,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 12 2015

Selma, Bethel associations help Safford Baptist with roofing project

It was a joint effort, according to Tom Stacey, one that couldn’t have taken place without the existing structure, contacts, relationships... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 5 2015

Baptist Campus Ministries students share gospel through actions in SC

It’s only been a year and a half since Alabama Baptists trained their first group of college students for disaster relief, but the move... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Oct. 22 2015

Disaster Relief teams continue to minister in SC

It’s been hard, back-breaking work for the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers and others who have given of their time the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 22 2015

Christians reach out to hurting Yemenis during Houthi takeover

Yemenis tend to be laid-back, gentle and peaceful, says Shellby Voss, a Christian worker in the Middle East. She noted many of them seem to pride... [READ MORE]