Tag Archives: Rick Lance

‘Embracing tension’ needed on topics of church, sexuality

The sexual revolution in which we find ourselves has been a long time coming, said Timothy George, dean of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, in his keynote address, “The Biblical Truth About Sexuality in a Morally Relative Age.” … Continue reading

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Ala. Baptist head says churches whose ministers perform gay marriages ‘not in friendly cooperation’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNG, TAB) — The churches of Southern Baptist ministers who conduct marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples in Alabama risk losing their standing with the Alabama Baptist Convention, according to a statement added to the convention website Feb. 10. … Continue reading

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Lance encourages Baptists to ‘be faithful’ following lift of Alabama same-sex ‘marriage’ ban

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Following the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ ruling striking down the same-sex “marriage” ban in Alabama, Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, issued a video statement urging Christians to take … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assesses storm damage, deploys chain saw unit

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — An early morning storm system April 7 brought with it heavy rainfall, flash flooding and tornado watches, some of which remained in the southeastern parts of the state at press time. Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief was quick … Continue reading

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Executive Director Lance reports on the State Board of Missions in afternoon session

HUNTSVILLE (TAB) — Executive Director Rick Lance gave the State Board of Missions (SBOM) report in the afternoon session at the Alabama Baptist State Convention. He shared from Acts and referenced how Alabama Baptist’s are life changers and how they can … Continue reading

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Praying Across Alabama at Bessemer Courthouse

Send us your photos of Praying Across Alabama events at your local courthouse to news@thealabamabaptist.org or share them on TAB’s Facebook page. –30–

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ALSBOM’s Lance says ‘thank you’ for prayers, highlights upcoming annual meeting

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Lance returns home after colon surgery

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) Executive Director Rick Lance underwent colon surgery late afternoon Sept. 17 at a Montgomery-area hospital to repair a colon tear caused by diverticulitis. He returned home from the hospital Sept. … Continue reading

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Update: Lance doing well following colon surgery

BIRMINGHAM — Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions Executive Director Rick Lance underwent colon surgery late afternoon Sept. 17 at a Montgomery-area hospital and is reported to be doing well. Lance said the surgery was to repair a colon tear … Continue reading

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