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Top Stories | Apr. 24 2018

With summer coming, here are tips for those going on short-term missions trips

By Daniel Slott International Mission Board Summers provide great opportunities for short-term missions teams to serve the cause of Christ around... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 24 2018

Rwanda closes thousands of churches, arrests 6 pastors

An estimated 6,000 churches have been closed across Rwanda and six pastors arrested in a government crackdown that began March 1 with 700 closures... [READ MORE]

Asia | Apr. 23 2018

Pastor attacked by axe-wielding Hindu

HYDERABAD, India — A hard-line Hindu has confessed to attempting to murder a pastor in southern India as the Christian leader was praying at... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 23 2018

Pastor Mercer celebrates 30 years at Hollinger’s Island Baptist

James Mercer recently celebrated 30 years as pastor of Hollinger’s Island Baptist Church, Mobile, and he says some things have changed since... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 23 2018

Ways churches can help prevent child abuse, neglect

By Denise George Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when individuals, families, organizations... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 22 2018

Pierce retires after four decades in church music ministry

Tommy Pierce believes that faithfulness and longevity are two of the most important aspects of ministry, and he has displayed both throughout... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 22 2018

Boko Haram raid kills 5 girls, source says

DAPCHI, Nigeria — Boko Haram on March 21 released most of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped from Dapchi, Nigeria, a month ago, but five girls still... [READ MORE]

Sports | Apr. 21 2018

Faith is main priority for Reno Aces’ center fielder

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Evan Marzilli may play center field, but there’s something else he wants to make the center... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 20 2018

21-year-old arrested for string of Bibb County church break-ins

One arrest has been made in Bibb County for a string of church break-ins and more are on the way, say deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff’s... [READ MORE]

Asia | Apr. 20 2018

Officials in Uzbekistan harass Christians

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Authorities in Uzbekistan’s southwestern Navoi Region keep raiding and punishing local Baptists “to stop them meeting... [READ MORE]