Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

‘It’s important to give grieving persons permission to express what they feel,’ Sweatt says

Helen Keller once said that surviving grief is accomplished by going through it. Birmingham-area ministers had opportunity to learn how to help... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

SCWC celebrates 25 years, presents first-time award

Now in its 25th year, the annual Southern Christian Writers Conference (SCWC) has added a special feature to this year’s lineup. ... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 31 2016

Hunt encourages Alabama Baptist pastors to focus on mentoring, discipleship, integrity

Former Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt told 80 Alabama Baptist church leaders in Birmingham their influence is crucial in building... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 19 2016

Alabama pastors promote ‘basics of Christian life’ through Keswick Conventions

Don Graham said he knew he needed help, but he wasn’t sure what kind of help he needed. “I was at a critical point in my life returning... [READ MORE]

Conferences | May. 19 2016

Pastors Conference to focus on evangelism through speakers, breakouts

Southern Baptist Pastors Conference president John Meador didn’t choose the “Live This!” theme of this year’s sessions... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 28 2016

Southern Baptists have 3 distinct pastors as options for SBC president

Southern Baptists will have at least three distinct options for president of the convention when they meet June 14–15 in St. Louis, Missouri. ... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 28 2016

Concerns raised over endorsements of 2016 nominees

A YouTube video promoting J.D. Greear for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has raised concern. The question is the participation... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 28 2016

Playground safety at church important for children’s physical, spiritual health

Every year more than 200,000 kids go to hospital emergency rooms with playground-related injuries, according to the National Program for Playground... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 25 2016

County sheriff urges churches to develop plan for securing offerings

Church offerings are becoming a frequent target for thieves. In recent years a safe containing church offerings was stolen from a Mobile church.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 14 2016

Grief ministry workshop coming April 28

For ministers interested in establishing or expanding a grief ministry, “A Necessary Grief: Essential Tools for Leadership in Bereavement... [READ MORE]