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Latest News | Jul. 6 2018

Arab Woman Today leader Abbassi named O’Brien Award recipient

By Grace Thornton Ruba Abbassi, CEO of the Jordan-based ministry Arab Woman Today (AWT), is the recipient of this year’s Dellanna West O’Brien... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 3 2018

Southern Christian Writers Conference provides inspiration, practical tips

By Jessica Ingram The Alabama Baptist Thirteen hours. That’s how far Kenton and Sheila Young drove for the Southern Christian Writers Conference... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 28 2018

Provision in 2018 tax bill could affect parking perks, other fringe benefits of church employees

A largely overlooked provision in a massive tax bill signed into law six months ago requires churches and other non-profits to begin paying a... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 25 2018

James Earl Massey, long-time influence at Samford’s Beeson Divinity School, dead at 88

  Theologian, pastor and musician James Earl Massey died June 24, 2018, at the age of 88. Massey was dean emeritus of Anderson School of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 16 2018

Two Baptist churches among string of robberies in east Alabama

Two churches in Tuskegee Lee Baptist Association were burglarized in recent weeks as part of a larger string of church robberies in the area.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 12 2018

Danny Wood elected 2019 SBC Pastors Conference president

Danny Wood, pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills, was elected president of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference,... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Jun. 8 2018

Paige Patterson withdraws from convention sermon at next week’s SBC annual meeting

Paige Patterson has withdrawn from preaching the convention sermon next week at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas. As... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Jun. 4 2018

Supreme Court rules for baker in same-sex wedding cake case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding because of a religious... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 1 2018

Southwestern Seminary trustee chair clarifies decision to fire Patterson

“The unanimous decision by the Executive Committee to immediately terminate Dr. Paige Patterson was prayerfully considered and warranted,”... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 30 2018

Patterson terminated from Southwestern Seminary

Paige Patterson has been terminated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, effective immediately. Full details... [READ MORE]