Missions

Football player brings Guatemala mindset back to UWA

Griffin Ricketson said that when Chris Mills came to First Baptist Church, Livingston, and did a presentation on summer missions opportunities, Ricketson didn’t know what he was doing for the summer yet. And then Mills, Alabama’s student missions strategist, mentioned the Guatemala trip. “It’s like God smacked me in the face with it,” said Ricketson, …

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Troy student sees young girls at camp in Kenya fall in love with the Word

Stargazing — that was what all the girls did at night after the worship service at Camp Blue Sky in Kenya. And one night while they were all staring at the sky together, Amy Lowe could tell that Yael had something on her mind. “That week, I was working with the 10- and 11-year-old girls,” said Lowe, …

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Alabama Baptist students spend summer serving, sharing Christ

The day Rachel Pate met Greta, everything had gone wrong. It was Pate’s second summer serving in Mexico City, and she and her teammates were trying to invite university students to their English conversation circle. “Last year that worked really well, but this year they told us we couldn’t pass out flyers on campus,” said …

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BCM, church planting leaders cooperate to reach out in college towns

On Sundays, Alabama’s nine Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) centers are closed for church. That is, unless church is at the BCM center. Alabama BCM centers have become a vital partner in church planting efforts around the state, said Mike Nuss, who directs collegiate ministries for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM). Working together …

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