Rashional Thoughts

Rashional Thoughts | Oct. 16 2019

What’s New at TAB: Check out the redesigned community space and meeting area for staff and ministry partners of TAB

We’ve worked hard the past 10 months on some physical updates to the Hudson Baggett Building in Homewood, home of The Alabama Baptist newspaper... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Oct. 9 2019

Rashional Thoughts: Up for bringing back original concept of ‘social’ media? It’s about sharing life with others through online tools not inciting hate, anger

Remember the ice bucket challenge of 2014 or the Tebowing challenge of 2011?  How about the supposed original social media challenge back in... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Sep. 25 2019

Rashional Thoughts: TAB team in the air returning to Alabama at press time; report of migrant ministry opportunities coming soon

It’s been about 25 years since I first visited Tijuana, Mexico, (or TJ as the locals call it) and experienced driving across the U.S. southern... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Sep. 18 2019

Rashional Thoughts: Embracing your areas of responsibility with joy, a servant’s heart and a teachable spirit makes those around you better

Reflecting on the past nine months of transition here at The Alabama Baptist and TAB Media, I’m realizing how many updates have taken place.... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Sep. 11 2019

Rashional Thoughts: Special USB audio cartridges of TAB available thanks to donors

A shout out to Alabama’s Charles T. Carter, my “one-time pastor and all-time friend” as he describes himself, for donating the first 10... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Sep. 4 2019

Rashional Thoughts: The tentacles of childhood cancer run deep and wide for each family in the midst of the fight — look for ways to help this month

September became National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in 2013 but childhood cancer became a reality for my family a decade ago — in the... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Aug. 28 2019

Rashionale Thoughts: Truly absorbing and retaining what someone says takes work; it’s much more involved than hearing them talk

My granddad used to grab my hands and hold them still when he needed a break from my nonstop chatter. He would joke with me that I wouldn’t... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Aug. 21 2019

Rashional Thoughts: Sweet smells from special family recipes, specific tastes from certain foods, other sensory-related experiences help resurface memories

My coworker and friend asked if I had ever tasted “these” as she pointed to a package of scuppernongs at the farmer’s market. I didn’t... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Aug. 14 2019

Rashional Thoughts: What would the world be like if adults could have and share even half the joy the children in our lives bring us?

Church hopping isn’t the typical routine for those of us at The Alabama Baptist but Sunday, July 28, provided a fun opportunity to participate,... [READ MORE]

Rashional Thoughts | Aug. 7 2019

Rashional Thoughts: Celebrating loyal readers, committed staff and variety of platforms available for sharing content

Thank you for the continued and much appreciated support of The Alabama Baptist newspaper and media ministry, known by some as TAB Media. The... [READ MORE]