Real Life Issues

Marriage | Feb. 13 2017

Celebrate, remember blessings of spouse every day; be intentional

By Carolyn R. Tomlin Special to The Alabama Baptist While attending an Alabama writing workshop, I noticed an older woman talking with a group... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Jan. 15 2017

Nearly half of all married adults said sharing religious beliefs is ‘very important’ for successful marriage

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Shared religious beliefs in marriage are still important to Americans according to a recent report... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 22 2016

Mobile-area transition ministry focuses on rebuilding lives

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Rocque Waites grew up as a pastor’s kid in South Carolina. He went to college, got a business... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Dec. 15 2016

Abstinent teens ‘healthier’ than peers

ATLANTA — A new study from the Centers for Disease Control shows that teens who report abstaining from sex are much healthier than their peers... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Dec. 15 2016

Millennials have passion for theology, community, serving others

By Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” This common saying is true of many things — remodeling a house, networking... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Dec. 8 2016

Attending religious services lessens likelihood of divorce, new study says

The old adage “the family that prays together stays together” is statistically sound, according to a new study by a Harvard University professor.... [READ MORE]

Parenting | Dec. 1 2016

Stories of real St. Nicholas figures show generosity, sense of justice

Adam English admits he is a bit of an oddity as both a Baptist and a big fan of the saints. But he’s also unapologetic about it. “I was surprised,... [READ MORE]

Parenting | Dec. 1 2016

Preparing your family’s hearts for celebrating Christ’s birth

By Denise George Special to The Alabama Baptist  Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is coming. Almost overnight, Christian families are overwhelmed... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 1 2016

Samford’s Ministry Training Institute offers certificates to inmates

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The chains may not have fallen off that night, but the scales sure did, Glen Sandifer said.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 17 2016

Evolving approach needed to minister to today’s baby boomers

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ronnie McCarson has been ministering to adults age 55 and up full time since 1993, and at... [READ MORE]