War/Peace/Terrorism


Middle East | Nov. 3 2016

Open Doors hopes Christians will one day return to Iraq, Syria

It’s no secret that Iraq and Syria have become tough places for Christians to live in recent years. But the departure of Christians from the... [READ MORE]

National News | Jul. 28 2016

Thousands gather at nation’s capital to pray for unity, healing

Evangelical Christians converged on the nation’s capital for a prayer rally on one of the hottest days of the summer. With the nation reeling... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

Grief | Feb. 18 2016

Army chaplain creates documentary to raise awareness among civilians

In 2010, Justin Roberts was a newly minted Army chaplain and “very green” when he reported for duty with a crack battalion of the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor receives backlash on anti-refugee letter to editor in TAB

A letter to the editor in the Jan. 21 issue of The Alabama Baptist has sparked controversy as well as a clarification by the letter writer. ... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Sessoms seeks to clarify original letter to editor

Please allow me to clarify a statement I made in a previous letter concerning the Syrian refugees.   I nor the church I pastor have ever... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Nov. 19 2015

Samford University student shares experience about Paris attacks

Samford junior Alyssa Stockard was in Paris when ISIS attacked Nov. 13. One of several Samford University in Birmingham students studying abroad... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 2 2015

Alabama Baptist WWII veteran shares about God’s guidance, protection

It had been hours since the 27th Marine Regiment had stopped for something to eat and a break. And the sun had long since slipped behind the... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 4 2015

Baptists in east-central Africa ask for prayer as violent protests continue

Tensions remain high in Burundi as protesters continue to oppose President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. Baptists in the East... [READ MORE]

International News | Apr. 2 2015

Yemen’s tumult prompts prayer for peace, comfort

As political upheaval dating back to the Arab Spring continues in Yemen, United Nations special adviser Jamal Benomar expressed concern that... [READ MORE]

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