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Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Pastor shares personal experience of dealing with depression

Pastor, First Baptist Church, Hughson, Calif. When I was diagnosed with depression I felt as though I finally understood why I felt alone,”... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Dec. 1 2014

BGR ministers to Africa on World AIDS Day

Rosemary opened up the five-gallon plastic bucket and pulled out gifts, including a set of new bed sheets. She clutched them to her chest. Her... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Persistent loneliness ‘red flag’ to well-being

Loneliness is a difficult feeling to understand. Though it often happens when a person is isolated from others in some way, one also can be lonely... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Express your heart, concerns to God in loneliness, entrust Him to take care of you

Loneliness is a misty kind of thing. Loneliness is not quite the same as being alone. It is not necessarily solved by having people around. Synonyms... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — 8 tips for understanding, overcoming loneliness

Loneliness is a normal human emotion we all have experienced in life. Realizing that loneliness is an emotion — a feeling — and that... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Causes of loneliness vary from circumstances to personality types

Perhaps you have seen the commercial of the man who goes to a local cell phone carrier to turn in his old phone for a new one. The female voice... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Nov. 18 2014

Samford to help alleviate CP pain for Alabama Baptists

No scripts, no rehearsal — just straight from the heart. That’s how Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland addressed Alabama... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 6 2014

ABC-USA helping Liberian Baptists with Ebola crisis

KING OF PRUSSIA, Penn. — The American Baptist Churches (ABC) USA has approved an emergency grant of $120,000 to provide food and medical... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 30 2014

Southern Baptist representatives to Senegal respond to Ebola fear in US

When members of an Alabama Baptist church shook hands and hugged the two Southern Baptist representatives during a recent Wednesday evening,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 30 2014

More groups collect food for Ebola-stricken countries

Alabama Baptists were among the first to send food to West African countries to help with food shortages but Baptist groups in other states also... [READ MORE]

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