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.


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]

September 12, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Mike Shaw

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Mike Shaw, 70, of Pelham, has been in ministry 52 years. He is pastor emeritus of First ... [READ MORE]

August 25, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Jim Oakley

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Jim Oakley, 83, of Centreville spent 60 years in journalism. The first 30 years, he was ... [READ MORE]

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