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Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or most cases, survey shows

According to a recent survey of Americans, 56 percent now think abortion should be legal in all or most cases — up from the slight dip... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jun. 2 2016

US Supreme Court sends 7 cases back to lower courts

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped the constitutional question May 16 of whether Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate substantially burdens... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Faculty and Staff at Spring Luncheon

The University of Mobile (UMobile) announced awards recipients and retirements during its annual luncheon May 11.Faculty who recently retired... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Hall Named Dean of Samford’s College of Arts and Sciences

Timothy D. Hall has been named dean of Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 11. The appointment was... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Guntersville Pastor Wins 54th Ministers’ Golf Tournament

Alabama Baptist ministers gathered in Marion on May 9– 10 for Judson College’s 54th annual Ministers’ Golf Tournament. First... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

‘It’s important to give grieving persons permission to express what they feel,’ Sweatt says

Helen Keller once said that surviving grief is accomplished by going through it. Birmingham-area ministers had opportunity to learn how to help... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 2 2016

While number of senior adults living alone has dropped, many still feel isolated

Trends and attitudes are changing for senior adults, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey, and the shifts open up a discussion for... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

Seminaries confer degrees on Alabama Baptists

Alabama Baptists graduated with degrees at the master’s level or higher from Southern Baptist seminaries and divinity schools in May 2016.... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 26 2016

Miscarriage Is Personal

It is not a dramatic story unless you lived it. I did and it changed me forever.  It was the summer before my last year of seminary. My... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Grief is normal response to loss of child through miscarriage

Behind every woman’s joy at learning she is pregnant, there is a fear as well — the fear of losing the baby. Most of us have family... [READ MORE]