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.


April 29, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Teddye Gandy

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Pastor Teddye Gandy, 58, of Montgomery, is a graduate of Southern University, Baton Rouge, ... [READ MORE]

April 8, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Judy McGuirk

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Judy McGuirk, of Fultondale, retired in her 50s after working 32 years for General Motors. ... [READ MORE]

March 18, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Jessie Garrison

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Jessie Garrison, 79, of Pell City has spent 44 years helping children and teens fill their ... [READ MORE]

February 26, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Marilyn Spurgeon

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Marilyn Spurgeon firmly believes that Kingdom work continues beyond the age of 90. After ... [READ MORE]

February 7, 2020

Featured SYSK made it to 105

In 2013, Elizabeth Forehand was featured in TAB’s Someone You Should Know (SYSK) column for her many years of ministry at Thomasville Baptist ... [READ MORE]

February 5, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Bertha Everett

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist For more than 65 years, Bertha Everett has been a familiar face in children’s ministry ... [READ MORE]