Baptist News


Administration Issues | Apr. 1 2020

Status of Alabama drive-up church services a decision for local authorities

Editor’s Note (added April 2, 8:35 a.m.) — The article written about drive-up church services is in response to countless requests for... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

David Carter, children and young families pastor for First Baptist Church, Athens, dies age 57.

LIMESTONE ASSOCIATION David Carter, children and young families pastor for First Baptist Church, Athens, died March 22 at the age of 57. Carter... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

James Broox “J.B.” Thompson dies age 88

James Broox “J.B.” Thompson died Jan. 22. He was 88. Thompson was a longtime pastor, serving churches in Birmingham, Bessemer, Jasper and... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

Robbie Weems is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Vincent

SHELBY ASSOCIATION Robbie Weems is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Vincent. He preached in view of a call to five people plus an online... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

Keith Wrenn is new director of missions of DeKalb Baptist Association

DEKALB ASSOCIATION Keith Wrenn is the new director of missions of DeKalb Baptist Association. Wrenn has been a pastor for 30 years, most recently... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 31 2020

Livestreaming and worship music: Complying with copyright during online services

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist As churches navigate the path of serving their congregations through the coronavirus/COVID-19... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 31 2020

Alabama Baptist leaders to host Online Call to Prayer April 1 at 10 a.m.

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) will host an Online Call to Prayer via Zoom on Wednesday, April 1, at 10 a.m. (CST). The prayer... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 31 2020

Protecting your Zoom conference from ‘Zoombombing’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Videoconferencing platforms have become very popular since the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 30 2020

Lessons from Italy: Faith and self-sacrifice under quarantine

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Last fall, troubling news images from Italy showed the historic flooding of Venice. Today,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 30 2020

YMCA of Greater Birmingham offering crisis child care at several locations

Health care workers, emergency responders and other essential personnel going to work during the coronavirus pandemic are getting help with child... [READ MORE]

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