Real Life Issues


Alabama | Aug. 8 2016

SBOM, BCM help students get ready for college

The time between high school graduation and Christmas is challenging and fun — and potentially dangerous, Mike Nuss said. Rising college... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 4 2016

Christian father survives family tragedy, shares hope to encourage others in journey

Steve Hutton’s family was the “typical cute Southern Baptist yuppie family, even with a real-live white picket fence in the backyard.”... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 2 2016

Mix Music Camp focuses on importance of student music ministry

As hundreds of students filled the chapel at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega for the closing worship session of Mix Music... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 2 2016

YEC challenges students to speak boldly, honestly about their relationship with Christ

Clayton King says his story is probably one a lot of people can relate to. He loses his phone sometimes. Then he loses his mind trying to find... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 2 2016

Breakout sessions address students, leaders

Living for Jesus isn’t always easy — but He’s worth it. That’s what Sharie King told the girls at the Youth Evangelism... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Shame functions by drawing one’s attention away from God’s voice

In the New Testament letter to the Hebrews, we are provided with a model for how to effectively approach shame: “Therefore, since we are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Parents should seek to live out the gospel while raising children, give grace

Children make messes and mistakes. They get angry and say things without thinking. They forget our instructions and do things that cause us to... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Guilt comes from ‘sinful choices’; shame a result of ‘attack’ on self worth

Am I good enough? At the end of a very long day, Carol sits alone in her kitchen. She replays the afternoon meeting with her boss, who had suggested... [READ MORE]

Other Baptist-related News | Jul. 15 2016

Unique platform, opportunity for ministry appears in Pokémon Go game

If your church is suddenly overtaken by Millennials with their eyes stuck on their phones, you can thank Pokémon. And several Alabama... [READ MORE]

Other Baptist-related News | Jul. 14 2016

Former minister now ‘prisoner to pain’ finds purpose, success while ‘lost’ in art

Almost by accident, Kerry Smith has become a popular artist — a sculptor, painter and woodcarver. But he hasn’t done it alone. His... [READ MORE]

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