Our vision is for every unchurched person in Alabama to have the opportunity to hear and respond to the Gospel and be discipled through the starting of culturally appropriate congregations.
To that end, we at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions are committed to doing everything we can to come alongside church planters like you with training, coaching, networking, resources, and other tools to help you succeed in reaching your community for Christ.
Find the tools, links and resources below to help you, and please contact us with any questions:
What is the Overall Process for Church Planting through the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions?
10 Steps to Church Planting in Alabama
View a helpful, step by step guide of the 10-step process to plant a new church in Alabama.
Where Can I Complete and Submit My Monthly Church Planting Reports?
Submit your form completely online by clicking here.
Use this link to submit your reports each month in a simple online format. Please note that your report is for the previous calendar month.
Where Can I Find Information About the People Who Live In My Community?
Demographics for Your Community
This link contains multiple resources to find demographics about your area – according to zip code(s) or by a radius around your building or meeting location.
How Do I Access Training for Church Planters?
Upcoming Alabama Church Planter Training
Training events that you can sign up for in the coming weeks and months, right here in the state of Alabama.
How Can I Connect with a Partner Church?
Acts 1:8 Alabama Connection – A18C.org
This website is designed to connect missionaries and church planters with Christians and churches throughout Alabama to provide support with prayer, mission trips and funding.
How Do I Access Coaching for Church Planting?
A recent study found that Church Planters who are assessed well, trained well and coached well have over an 85% success rate! To that end, we have partnered together with an experienced church planter and seasoned coach to provide a high quality coaching network to Alabama church planters in one of several locations around the state.
What About Bi-vocational Church Planting?
The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions is committed to planting churches by all means necessary. That means that we’re supportive – even encouraging – of bi-vocational church planting. Not sure how we can assist you in the process? Contact us to ask about resources, training and other tools available to help.
What About Planters’ Wives?
Download this excellent resource that can help! My Husband Wants to Be A Church Planter, So What Will That Make Me?