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.


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]

July 18, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Dorotha Turner

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist For 48 years, Dorotha Turner served as treasurer of her church. The 84-year-old Vernon ... [READ MORE]

June 13, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Lawrence Phipps

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Lawrence Phipps, 63, has been in ministry 43 years. Educated at Auburn University and Southern ... [READ MORE]

May 30, 2018

Someone You Should Know — Christian Henry

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Christian Henry, 24, played football at and received his degree from Kentucky Christian ... [READ MORE]

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