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Alabama VBS numbers return to pre-pandemic levels

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (BP) – After Vacation Bible School is over at Hillcrest Baptist Church Annette Whitton does a lot of follow-up. She doesn’t do it alone – she does it with the help of an army of volunteers.

Alabama church makes varied use of facility

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- When Rob Paul first got to Huffman Baptist Church in Birmingham in July 2019, he spent several months talking with church members and “getting the lay of the land.”

WMU’s annual meeting looks different this year with ‘rolling missions adventure’

Hundreds of women enjoyed learning about missions in Southern California as they traveled on several coach buses June 12 to explore mission venues near Anaheim, Calif., where the two-day Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting will be held June 14-15. While on the buses participants learned about ethnic groups and mission opportunities in the area.

Alabama church hires minister of ‘one mile missions’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) – This past Sunday (May 22), Heritage Baptist Church made a historic step toward reaching their neighbors – they called Frederick L. Harris Sr. to be their minister of one mile missions.

The Alabama Baptist’s first office building moved to new home

FURMAN, Ala. (BP) – The little white building that was the first home of The Alabama Baptist made a 71-mile trip to its new location overnight Jan. 26.

Alabama chaplaincy teams provide spiritual support to Kentucky relief efforts

Cookie Baker has been on a lot of disaster relief trips, but she says something hit differently about this one – the children.

Alabama pastor leads tours, seminars about state’s civil rights history

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) – The soles of Keelan Adams’ shoes are well worn from the city’s streets.

Christian school in Liberia plans to rebuild after destruction

MONROVIA, Liberia (BP) – It wasn’t too long ago Eddie Gibson was visiting the Dellanna West O’Brien School in Liberia, ducking in and out of classrooms, talking and laughing with the teachers and students.

Teenage homelessness spurs church planters’ move to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (BP) – Joseph Gibbons and his wife Kristen had been involved in youth ministry in Alabama for a while when God started tugging on their hearts about church planting.

BCM leaders tell dispersed students ‘Mission goes on’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Steve Thompson said he never thought the day would come when he heard his students say they were sick of their computer screens. But at Auburn University, where Thompson serves as Baptist campus minister, that's the sentiment now -- and students all across the state are right there with them.