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Africa | Dec. 12 2017

Christians in Egypt lose more worship sites

SHOBRA EL-KHEIMA, Egypt — Fear of Islamist attacks was again cited as the cause of stopping worship in Egypt recently, even though parishioners... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 12 2017

Executive director Taylor set to retire after 38 years at Shocco Springs

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Cory Horton was a brand-new hire at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega when he got a... [READ MORE]

Events Promotion | Dec. 11 2017

Shades Mountain ministry produces Christmas film

Online shopping is a multibillion-dollar enterprise fueled by the promise of quick and easy delivery right to the front door. But what would... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 11 2017

Officials replace religious images in China

HUANGJINBU, China — In China’s Jiangxi province, officials are removing religious images and replacing them with portraits of Xi Jinping,... [READ MORE]

Australia | Dec. 10 2017

Australia votes to legalize same-sex ‘marriage’

CANBERRA, Australia — More than 60 percent of Australians voted in favor of legalizing same-sex “marriage,” according to results from a... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 10 2017

At least 25 Christians killed in Philippines

MARAWI, Philippines — Muslim militants reportedly targeted Christians during a six-month-long conflict on the Philippine island of Mindanao,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 9 2017

Number of uninsured adults up but still under 2013 rate

The percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance is the highest it’s been since 2014, according to research done by Gallup and Sharecare.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 9 2017

Hebrew text could be referring to solar eclipse

Remember reading in Joshua about the day the sun stood still? Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England say they have pinpointed... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 8 2017

US abortion rates at historic low, according to CDC

ATLANTA — The CDC reports that the number of abortions performed in the U.S. remains at historic lows. An analysis of data reported by 49 reporting... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 8 2017

All work is ministry no matter its label, successful businesswoman says

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Ana Mims thought for a long time that God wanted her to serve in ministry. But the doors just kept shutting.... [READ MORE]

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