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Administration Issues | Aug. 25 2016

Mack “Mackey” Watts, new pastor of Mount Hope Baptist Church, Crane Hill

Mack “Mackey” Watts is the new pastor of Mount Hope Church, Crane Hill. He previously served as associate pastor for First Church,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 21 2016

Alabama Baptist DR deploys to Louisiana

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has answered the request from Louisiana for assistance after recent flooding impacted more than 40,000 homes,... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 15 2016

Churches see compelling uses of technology

For Chad Summers, the reasons for a church to live stream its services are compelling. For one, it’s cheap, he said. “Television... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 10 2016

Creating ‘connecting point’ for young adults living at home key to outreach

Young adults today are more likely to postpone marriage and move back in with their parents, but Alabama Baptist ministry leaders say relationships... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Aug. 8 2016

SBOM, BCM help students get ready for college

The time between high school graduation and Christmas is challenging and fun — and potentially dangerous, Mike Nuss said. Rising college... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Bentley to propose state lottery vote in special session

Gov. Robert Bentley confirmed July 27 that he will be bringing a statewide lottery proposal to the special session that will begin Aug. 15. The... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Changing genders isn’t morally wrong, majority of Americans say

Most Americans see nothing morally wrong with gender change, a study released July 14 shows. Six in 10 Americans don’t think it’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 4 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor addresses voting in upcoming election

Pastor, FBC Springville A young voter asked me recently, “Who are you voting for in November?” Apparently a famous Christian rapper said... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 1 2016

Poll asks religious groups what is morally acceptable

What does the average American think about major moral issues these days? To some extent it depends on what church or synagogue you attend —... [READ MORE]

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