Someone You Should Know


With nearly 1 million people calling themselves part of the Alabama Baptist family, we know there will be endless opportunities to find interesting people to feature. Our Someone You Should Know column showcases the ones we run across in our work as well as those you tell us about. Email news@thealabamabaptist.org to nominate someone for this column.


February 6, 2019

Someone You Should Know — Jettie Kirkpatrick

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist At 96, Jettie Kirkpatrick of Cottondale is a busy woman. At her church she serves as church ... [READ MORE]

November 28, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Travis Coleman

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist In 2019, Travis Coleman, 69, will retire after 29 years as senior pastor of First Baptist ... [READ MORE]

November 7, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Ben Bowden

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ben Bowden, 38, has been in ministry 15 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn ... [READ MORE]

October 17, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Virginia McLemore

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Virginia Dare McLemore, 91, of Athens was a financial manager at Marshall Space Flight ... [READ MORE]

October 3, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Suzi Howle

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Born in Hungary, Suzi Howle spent her formative years in Germany during World War II and ... [READ MORE]

September 26, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Charlotte Langner

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Educated at Samford University and Jacksonville State University, Charlotte Langner turned ... [READ MORE]

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