Church Leadership

Alabama News | Jan. 19 2021

Serving bivocationally: Encouragement comes from discipling members who become disciplers

EDITOR’S NOTE — An estimated 55% of Alabama Baptist pastors serve bivocationally or covocationally. Many more serve as bivocational ministers... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 15 2021

Bivocational pastors conference set for Feb. 20

The Alabama Baptist Fellowship of Bivocational Ministers will hold its first Bivocational Ministers Online Conference on Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 13 2021

TIPs can assist churches with smooth transitions

By Lonnie Wilkey Baptist and Reflector A transitional interim pastor (TIP) can help pave the way for a new pastor at any church regardless of... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 12 2021

New COVID-19 relief legislation includes provisions for churches, ministries

Legislation signed by the president in late December includes provisions that could assist churches and ministry organizations, including additional... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 25 2020

Let Jesus’ love, example be the guide, speakers urge in video messages

Jimmy Scroggins said he’s had conversations with several pastors lately who say that as soon as they can create an exit ramp to transition... [READ MORE]

Pastor | Nov. 17 2020

Loritts shares 5 choices pastors should make when they’re discouraged

“Let’s face it — we’re all just one text message away, one email away, one call away from disaster or getting the wind knocked out of... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

SBC’s Floyd offers comfort, encouragement in BMBA virtual ministers conference

On arguably the most stressful day in an already stressful year, ministers from across Birmingham and central Alabama took comfort in remarks... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 28 2020

Future of disaster relief efforts: Faith-based safety net largely comprised of older volunteers

By Bob Smietana Religion News Service This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and is reprinted from Religion News Service.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 23 2020

Larry and Janice Dover receives Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer of the year award

Franklin Association Several years back, someone nominated Larry Dover for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer of the year... [READ MORE]

Pastor | Oct. 19 2020

Remember Pastor Appreciation Month

There are many ways I’ve been honored by Pastor Appreciation Month, but what really touches my heart is when someone shakes my hand as they... [READ MORE]