Alabama News


Alabama News | Dec. 17 2020

From first hospital bought in 1921 to recent partnerships, BHS continues to provide care

About a century ago, Alabama Baptists had a burden — they wanted to get involved in health care so they could minister to the state’s hurting.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 17 2020

Baptist Health System gifts BMBA with new building, $350,000 for improvements

Birmingham Metro Baptist Association will soon own a much larger facility than the office it is currently leasing, thanks to a gift from Baptist... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

New Harmony Baptist Church, Heflin, celebrates 150th anniversary

CLEBURNE ASSOCIATION As a commissioner for the Alabama Baptist Historical Commission, Sonja Adams gets to celebrate anniversaries with a lot... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Kris Henderson is the new associate pastor of students and discipleship at Macedonia Baptist Church

CLEBURNE ASSOCIATION Kris Henderson is the new associate pastor of students and discipleship at Macedonia Baptist Church, Ranburne. Henderson... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Ben Amlong, pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Brundidge, dies Nov. 15

Ben Amlong, pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Brundidge, died Nov. 15. He was 81. Amlong served as a minister for churches in Dale, Henry,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Shane Dye is the new pastor of Good News Baptist Church, Jackson’s Gap

TALLAPOOSA ASSOCIATION Shane Dye is the new pastor of Good News Baptist Church, Jackson’s Gap.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Gerald R. Sykes, former pastor of Airview Baptist Church, Opelika, dies Nov. 28

Gerald R. Sykes, who spent more than two decades serving as a pastor in Opelika, died Nov. 28. He was 84. Sykes spent 24 of his 49 years in ministry... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Pete Dunn retires from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Uriah

BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION Pete Dunn said one thing that amazed him throughout his years in ministry was the “total adventure of seeing God doing... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 16 2020

Will Baker is the new pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Jackson’s Gap

TALLAPOOSA ASSOCIATION Will Baker is the new pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Jackson’s Gap. He previously served as youth minister at Hillabee... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 16 2020

C. Thomas Wright awarded 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award from Shorter University

C. Thomas Wright, executive director of missions for the Mobile Baptist Association, was recently awarded the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award... [READ MORE]