Church Staff

Church Staff | Sep. 30 2020

LifeWay Sunday School leader shares recruitment tips for ministry volunteers

When it comes to finding willing workers for church programs, the next few months may be especially tough, according to Ken Braddy, director…

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Church Staff | Aug. 9 2020

Considering student ministry in challenging times

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions youth ministry strategist Scooter Kellum said…

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Church Staff | Jun. 11 2020

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

“There’s not a more pertinent subject now for our churches than regathering,” said Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist…

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Church Staff | 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…

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Church Staff | Mar. 31 2020

Livestreaming and worship music: Complying with copyright during online services

As churches navigate the path of serving their congregations through the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, many have attempted to provide cohesive…

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Church Staff | Mar. 19 2020

Coronavirus-related unemployment leaves church employees out in the cold

By Shawn Hendricks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The Alabama Department of Labor announced this week that employees in the state who are…

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Church Staff | Mar. 14 2020

Zoom video conferencing an option for meetings during time of social distancing

Sunday School classes, discipleship and life groups, church staff teams, and others who meet regularly are facing tough decisions as health and…

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Church Staff | Feb. 1 2020

Is your (financial) house in order?

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist As you look around your financial house, what do you see? Do you see vulnerabilities? Do you see an orderly,…

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Church Staff | Dec. 12 2019

Sylvania Baptist music director Sizemore dies at 41

Chip Sizemore, music director at Sylvania Baptist Church died on October 26. He was 41. Sizemore served Sylvania Baptist for nine years following…

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Church Staff | Nov. 30 2019

Wilks celebrates 20-year anniversary as pastor of NorthPark, Trussville

When Bill Wilks was called as pastor of Roebuck Park Baptist Church 20 years ago it was in the middle of a lot of change. “They had a great…

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