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Alabama News | Oct. 18 2018

Free financial aid webinar for high school seniors is Oct. 18

If you are a high school senior or the parent of one, you are probably thinking about what comes after graduation and how to pay for it. Cash... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 23 2018

Alabama law on ‘dismemberment abortion’ unconstitutional, appeals court rules

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 22 upheld a lower court’s ruling that Alabama’s... [READ MORE]

Events Promotion | Apr. 20 2018

Alex Kendrick’s latest film, ‘Like Arrows,’ shines spotlight on Christ-centered parenting

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Filmmaker Alex Kendrick has directed or produced five films during his career, but none of... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Apr. 17 2018

Evangelist jailed in Etowah County on 7 charges involving 4 more victims

Evangelist and former youth pastor Acton Bowen was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on April 17 on seven new felony charges involving... [READ MORE]

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]

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