Church Leadership


Church Leadership | Apr. 9 2021

Two worlds, one Savior shown with Georgia church’s new pastor

By Scott Barkley Baptist Press Winford Smith remembers when, as chairman of the pastor search team for First Baptist Church, Stockbridge, Georgia,…

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Church Leadership | Mar. 24 2021

First person: Calling future leaders

Christian leaders face a significant challenge of staying focused on our core mission of making disciples. Doing this requires evangelizing the…

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Church Leadership | Mar. 15 2021

University of Mobile hosts Overflow Conference for youth ministry leaders

The University of Mobile will host the Overflow Conference for youth pastors and their students April 30 through May 1, 2021. The Overflow Conference…

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Church Leadership | Mar. 7 2021

Pray for your pastor

There are so many reasons to pray for your pastor. He stands before crowds large and small who are listening. When he gets the words right, he…

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Church Leadership | Mar. 4 2021

Equipping and growing the post-pandemic church

By Barry Cosper Bessemer Regional Director, Birmingham Metro Baptist Association The pandemic does not negate the Great Commission. Believers…

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Church Leadership | Mar. 2 2021

Former youth leader pleads guilty to child-sex charges

A former Prattville youth leader pleaded guilty on Feb. 25 to misdemeanor child-sex charges. Rodolfo Luna Chavez, 52, was originally indicted…

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Church Leadership | Feb. 26 2021

Serving Bivocationally: Church members play huge role in encouraging ministers, especially in hardship

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

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Church Leadership | Feb. 17 2021

Serving bivocationally: Hunger for God’s word, vigorous biblical study important for ministry leaders

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

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Church Leadership | Feb. 7 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…

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Church Leadership | Feb. 4 2021

Serving Bivocationally: Seeing God’s faithfulness amid challenges of balancing ministry, family

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

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