Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers honored

During the recent 2014 State Disaster Relief Training weekend at Shocco Springs, April 3–5, more than 450 disaster relief personnel participated, and three volunteers were recognized by Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) staff for unique contributions to Alabama’s disaster relief response efforts. Pictured are (l to r) Mel Johnson, SBOM state disaster relief […]

Students commissioned for summer missions also offered first-ever DR training

In April 2011 when a tornado outbreak blew through Alabama leaving huge destruction in its wake, people statewide — including college students — were anxious to offer help in any way they could. Matthew Dunson, currently a sophomore mechanical engineering major at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), recalls wanting to assist as best […]