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North America | Nov. 17 2016

Pastor in Cuba sentenced to 1 year of house arrest

LAS TUNAS, Cuba — A civil court in Cuba sentenced the pastor of a house church to a year of house arrest Oct. 22 for loud worship services,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 22 2016

State lottery 1 of 4 possible solutions for health care system

Gov. Robert Bentley announced July 19 that he is planning to call a special session of the Alabama Legislature in late summer or early fall to... [READ MORE]

International News | Jun. 2 2016

Missionary slain in Jamaica was Iowa So. Baptist

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An Iowa Southern Baptist was among two American missionaries killed in Jamaica on April 30 in what appeared to be a violent... [READ MORE]

National News | Feb. 4 2016

Pharmacy seeks to block state birth control rule

WASHINGTON — A family-owned pharmacy and two female pharmacists asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 4 to stop a new Washington State law that... [READ MORE]

Missions Education | Mar. 19 2015

‘Serve because we are saved,’ GenSend missionary says

Gabriel Revilla recalls a “Nike moment” when his college pastor in Miami, Fla., approached him with a question.   “What... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 31 2014

Religious violence declines wherever religious liberty ‘has been preached and practiced’

Rising death tolls in Iraq and Syria, where Muslim extremists are killing in the name of their faith, represent a stark contrast to the relative... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 22 2014

Alabama Baptists react to Baptist Faith and Message

  Discussions revolving around the Baptist Faith and Message (BF&M) dominated the concern of the 11,918 messengers at the recent Southern... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 12 2014

Refugee family finds solace during time of grief

Farzam fled Afghanistan with his wife and two adult sons, looking for safety and peace. They stopped in a European country hoping for temporary... [READ MORE]

National | Apr. 25 2014

Boston Marathon outreach helps church planting efforts

Most years, when Prestonwood Baptist Church's young singles take mission trips to Boston, they arrive a week before the Boston Marathon and... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 20 2014

Global persecution of Christians topic of congressional hearing

The global persecution of Christians has gone from bad to worse, said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith at a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb.... [READ MORE]

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