Church Leadership


Alabama News | Feb. 11 2019

Investigation into sexual abuse at SBC churches names 17 with Alabama Baptist church connections

Seventeen men who served as pastors, music ministers, youth ministers or volunteers at Alabama Baptist churches are listed in a database of sex... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Feb. 8 2019

Church Revitalization Replant Conference will be Feb. 25 in Birmingham

An estimated 65-75 percent of Southern Baptist churches are not gaining in membership and in fact many are declining in number. Changing communities... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 8 2019

‘Not Alone’ mental health conference Feb. 22-23 will feature Kay Warren, Steve Marshall

One in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That makes it important for the church to know how to minister well both... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Feb. 8 2019

Churches continue to have questions about IRS’ ‘church parking tax’

An obscure provision in the 2017 tax overhaul bill continues to be of concern to churches and nonprofits who typically haven’t had to worry... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 5 2019

Preschool and children’s ministry conference is set for Feb. 27-March 1

The Alabama Preschool and Children’s Ministry Organization (APCMO) will have its annual retreat in Orange Beach, Alabama, Feb. 27–March 1,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Oct. 10 2018

Bullard urges churches to focus on vision and become ‘FaithSoaring’

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist George Bullard, associational missionary/director of missions for the Columbia-Metro... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Sep. 10 2018

Bivocational pastors conference to be held Sept. 21-22 in Birmingham

The 2018 Annual Celebration of the Bivocational and Small Church Leadership Network (BSCLN) will be held Sept. 21–22, 2018, at Woman’s Missionary... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 28 2018

Ministering to Ministers To Conduct Ninth Retreat at Samford University

  By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ministers from several states will convene at Samford University the week of July... [READ MORE]

Church Staff | Jan. 2 2017

LifeWay’s Rainer addresses 6 primary reasons why worship has ‘become nominal’

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Thom S. Rainer says that when people are gathering for worship these days, they’re singing... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Nov. 10 2016

Accidental infringement: Clanton church learns about laws firsthand

By Anna Keller Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist West End Baptist Church, Clanton, wasn’t trying to break copyright laws. A staff member had... [READ MORE]

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