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Administration Issues | Mar. 14 2020

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

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Sunday School classes, discipleship and life groups, church staff teams, and others who meet regularly... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 18 2019

Free webcast for pastors and church leaders will focus on protecting children

Protecting children, youth and other vulnerable groups — as well as responding well to reports from victims of abuse in churches and ministry... [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]

Administration Issues | Aug. 25 2016

Mack “Mackey” Watts, new pastor of Mount Hope Baptist Church, Crane Hill

Mack “Mackey” Watts is the new pastor of Mount Hope Church, Crane Hill. He previously served as associate pastor for First Church,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 15 2016

Churches see compelling uses of technology

For Chad Summers, the reasons for a church to live stream its services are compelling. For one, it’s cheap, he said. “Television... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 12 2016

Proposal to move State Board office from Montgomery to Prattville with ‘exchange of keys’ passes first hurdle

Trustees of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) have voted unanimously to recommend a proposal for what is being called an “exchange... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 8 2016

Alabama Baptist churches have access to variety of tools when looking for new staff

Calling a pastor or other minister is a big deal — Kingdom business with effects for eternity. And Mike Jackson said one of his favorite... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 5 2016

Choctaw County church, pastor conflict proves lesson for others

The story swirled around social media and online news outlets the first week of August, capturing attention well beyond its rural southwest Alabama... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 28 2016

Wellness Retreat refreshes hurting pastors

By Michael J. Brooks When Alabama native Charles Chandler experienced involuntary termination at his church in Virginia he wrestled with the... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 25 2016

Global Impact Alabama seeks to reach immigrants in state with gospel

A lot could change if we’d be willing to just go in a grocery store and strike up a conversation with the people who work there. At least... [READ MORE]