Plow the snow off an elderly woman’s sidewalk. Check. Help serve meals to 80-plus people on a cold November evening. Check. Drive a team of missions volunteers around town hoping to catch a glimpse of a moose. Check. The to-do list is quite different these days for Chris Baker and he absolutely loves it. After […]
Nathan and Lesley Tubbs’ summer ministry in New York City was just the beginning of their work there. After graduating from Auburn, Nathan, a Clanton native, felt God’s call to plant a church in NYC. He and Lesley moved there and began Cornerstone Church at Bay Ridge in Brooklyn. The official launch of the church […]
Catch up with TJ and Dena Odom, church planting catalysts in Glasgow, Scotland, and learn about their call to missions, their ministry in Glasgow and how you can pray for and be involved in their work. Originally posted on May 17, 2018.
Sterling Edwards answered a call of God nine years ago when he and his wife left Houston, Texas, to move to Long Island, N.Y. “There are about 22 million people that live within a 75-mile radius of Times Square,” Sterling said. “When you look at how many churches there are, there’s a tremendous need for […]
Derek Allen remembers exactly when God called him to be a church planter. While serving as executive pastor of Smoke Rise Church, Warrior, in North Jefferson Association, he and his wife, Lindsay, attended a conference in April 2012 on the topic of starting a church from scratch. They were hoping to get some ideas to […]
Blakeley Winslow serves as a Campus Minister at the University of Colorado in Boulder and is part of our Alabama Acts 1:8 Connections network. Blakeley’s home church is First Baptist Church, Montgomery. His particular focus areas include training students in apologetics, developing small curriculum, and reaching out to internationals on campus. He loves relational evangelism […]
My name is Jesse Powell and I currently serve as a missionary in Phoenix, Arizona with the North American Mission Board. In my role as a church planting catalyst, I have the privilege of working with new church planters as they follow God’s call and start new works in the Phoenix area. My wife, Stefanie, and I have two […]
Meet an Alabama couple that are living in South Asia. K and B, along with their children, are still learning a new language and new culture, but are not waiting until they have command of the language to share the Good News. “Sharing one on one with those we encounter is our privilege and joy… but […]
Take a moment to watch this video and hear from some International Missionaries who call Alabama home as they would like to say thanks for supporting them with your gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and through the Cooperative Program: Download this video to show at your church at https://vimeo.com/148401085 Originally published 12/24/2015.
Faron Golden and his wife, Nancy, have been in ministry together for some 25 years. After more than seven great years in the last pastorate, when he resigned in September 2014, Faron sensed God leading him to “go out with joy, and be led forth in peace.” (See Isaiah 55:12.) Just more than a year […]