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Latest News | May. 22 2018

Beeson Divinity School Announces Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute

Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School has announced the creation of the Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute, named in honor of the school’s... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | May. 18 2018

Texas shooting: Baptists mourn ‘lives snuffed out’

Grief counseling, prayer and offers to assist with funeral arrangements are among the ways local Southern Baptists sprang to action after a gunman... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 16 2018

Samford’s Beeson Divinity School Founding Dean to Step Down in 2019

Timothy George, founding dean of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, announced May 16 that after 30 years he will step... [READ MORE]

Gambling | May. 14 2018

Supreme Court decision opens door to state-sanctioned gambling on sports

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist A landmark ruling by the Supreme Court today (May 14) clears the way for all 50 states to legalize... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | May. 9 2018

Three Christians freed from North Korean prison

Three American Christians serving prison sentences in North Korea have been freed, according to a May 9 tweet from President Donald Trump. Kim... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 4 2018

BCA award winner: Faith and Family: Dealing with disappointment — Helping kids face fear of failure (part 1 of 4)

Editor’s Note — This article originally ran March 30, 2017, but recently received a first place award in the feature writing, series or package... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 4 2018

BCA award winner: Convention messengers hear details of ‘new relationship’ with Samford

Editor’s Note — This article originally ran Nov. 23, 2017, but recently received a second place award in the news writing, series or package... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 4 2018

BCA award winner: Huntsville student killed in bus crash, with missions team headed to Botswana

Editor’s Note — This article originally ran June 15, 2017, but recently received a third place award in the news writing, series or package... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 4 2018

BCA award winner: Alabama missionary becomes answer to 30-year prayer of former slave

Editor’s Note — This article originally ran Nov. 16, 2017, but recently received a third place award in the feature article, 750–1,500... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 4 2018

BCA award winner: Moseley finds renewal, love, faith family after serving time for ‘double dare’ string of church burnings

Editor’s Note — This article originally ran Aug. 17, 2017, but recently received a third place award in feature article, more than 1,500... [READ MORE]

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