Church Leadership

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 1 2020

First person: Five lessons I learned from a COVID-19 spike at our church

By Pastor Derek Allen First Baptist Church Tillman’s Corner, Mobile In March, April and May, our church staff braced for a wave of COVID-19... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 13 2020

Spreading the gospel not the virus: Churches ponder return to traditional services

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Churches around the country are quietly contemplating when, how – and even if – they... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jun. 11 2020

Resuming worship gatherings: Alabama Baptist pastors discuss their plans in SBOM workshop

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist “There’s not a more pertinent subject now for our churches than regathering,”... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 4 2020

Southern Baptist Convention continues statistical decline, Floyd calls for rethinking ACP process

For the 13th consecutive year, the Southern Baptist Convention reported a drop in its membership. Total membership in the Southern Baptist Convention... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | May. 28 2020

SBC leaders commend CDC guidelines to churches

By Tom Strode Baptist Press Southern Baptist leaders commended to churches the new federal guidelines for restoring in-person worship gatherings... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 18 2020

Metro Changers to continue World Changers mission in Birmingham

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist For many involved in World Changers through the past 30 years, LifeWay Christian Resources’... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 8 2020

Ivey lifts certain restrictions on gatherings beginning May 11

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is lifting some restrictions on group gatherings effective Monday, May 11,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 27 2020

Alabama Baptist leaders to host Online Call to Prayer April 29 at 10 a.m.

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) will host an Online Call to Prayer via Zoom on Wednesday, April 29, at 10 a.m. (CST). The... [READ MORE]

Church Leadership | Apr. 24 2020

Now what? Some thoughts about what’s next for the scattered and gathered church

EDITOR’S NOTE — William “Bill” Wilson is the founder and director of The Center for Healthy Churches, an organization devoted... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 9 2020

Paycheck Protection Program and CARES Act: What do you and your church need to know?

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Should we or should we not apply for the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan? It’s a question... [READ MORE]