Volunteer Efforts

Asia | Feb. 24 2016

Christianity sees surge of growth in Global South, IMB research shows

In U.S. terms, the take-out order would include 100 pizzas instead of just 10 in order to feed all the Christians gathered for fellowship. That,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 11 2016

Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes celebrates 125 years of faithful service

On Feb. 14, 1891, a long-held vision finally became reality when Alabama Baptists officially established a home to care for widows and orphans.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 9 2016

DR teams mobilize in wake of Pickens Co. tornado

Disaster Relief (DR) teams from several associations converged on Pickens County on Feb. 3 not 24 hours after a large tornado tore through Aliceville,... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 4 2016

Alabama Baptists reach out to more than 2,700 Mixtec people ‘across the street’

Second only to New York City’s concentration of 3,000, the city of Montgomery is home to more than 2,700 Mixtec people — an engaged yet unreached... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 21 2016

Nonprofit organization helps spread gospel throughout Amazon River basin

When Ty Harris visited the Amazon River for the first time four years ago he immediately fell in love with the region and its people. At the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 21 2016

IMB closes communications office, lays off 30 staffers

The International Mission Board (IMB) publicly announced Jan. 14 the closure of its Richmond Communications Center effective April 29 and the... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 11 2016

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers respond to December storms

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) efforts are ongoing in response to severe weather that affected many areas of Alabama during Christmas week... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 7 2016

Local ministry leads couple to international missions work

Donald and Helen McKinneys’ outreach to South Asians started in North America. They first got to know a South Asian people group in their church’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 24 2015

‘Coffee Cakes’ ministry continues in Coffee Association

Volunteers organize cakes, cookies, cupcakes, homemade candy and cake mixes for Coffee Baptist Association’s annual donation to the Alabama... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 24 2015

FBC Winfield puts ‘face to missions,’ gives generously to Lottie Moon

They “caught a vision.” When Paul Murphy, pastor of First Baptist Church, Winfield, describes the zeal his church had for furthering missions... [READ MORE]