Volunteer Efforts


Baptist News | Jul. 6 2020

IMB urges caution while encouraging sustained commitment to missions

International Mission Board senior leaders are urging Southern Baptists to use extreme caution if they are considering overseas missions travel... [READ MORE]

Addictions | May. 11 2020

Foundry Ministries continues perfecting ‘secret sauce,’ transforming lives

By Shawn Hendricks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Gradine’s smile can light up a room. When one hears her story, it doesn’t take long... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 5 2020

Alabama Baptist leaders issue coronavirus statement, caution against international travel

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist What does the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, mean for Alabama Baptists — particularly those... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 2 2020

Bryant Wright named Send Relief president

The International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) announced Bryant Wright as the new president of Send Relief... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 10 2020

Tim Tebow makes surprise stop in Birmingham during Night to Shine

Birmingham got a surprise Feb. 7 when Tim Tebow made an unannounced appearance during this year’s Night to Shine event. Tebow created Night... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 10 2019

‘Pursue’ Christ through prayer, missions is message of 2019 WMU annual meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. to correct final attendance. By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist “Sweet home,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jun. 9 2019

Two flat tires, one big miracle – just one of the salvation stories from Crossover Birmingham

Terry Long says it was two flat tires that led to one big miracle June 8 during Crossover Birmingham. Long, who serves as associational missions... [READ MORE]

National | Mar. 27 2019

Illinois legislature to vote on LGBT history education for K-12 school

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois state Senate could soon vote on a measure that would require K-12 public schools in the state to teach LGBT... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 8 2019

‘The number of deaths has touched people deeply’: Disaster relief efforts wrapping up in Lee County as community turns to long-term recovery

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist As volunteers and donations poured into Lee County following a deadly tornado outbreak on March... [READ MORE]