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Alabama News | Sep. 22 2016

Churches need to minister to families of special needs children with grace, care

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Whether 50 or 5,000 are gathered for worship, there are going to be distractions... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 19 2016

Experience of worship with parents foundational for young children

At what age should children attend worship with their parents? Decades ago, the answer would have been simple. In most Alabama Baptist churches,... [READ MORE]

Other | Sep. 15 2016

Short-term fix for Medicaid shortfall found in BP settlement; not solution, senator says

The day before the special session ended Sept. 7, lawmakers passed a plan to buoy Medicaid with BP oil settlement money. After two proposed lottery... [READ MORE]

Ministries | Sep. 15 2016

‘Come see’ opportunities available in prison ministry volunteer roles

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When James Smoker met Bruce, Bruce was serving out the last part of a 25-year sentence in... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | Sep. 15 2016

More than 450 Baptist students unite to aid flood survivors

John Whitehead woke to an unfamiliar sight in mid-August — water had breached his house and was rising fast. The Louisiana State University... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 15 2016

Football player turned minister, missionary reflects on journey to serving God

By Bruce Sims Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Diving into the Ole Miss end zone for a touchdown during what has been called one of the greatest... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 15 2016

Quality preaching ranks most important factor at church, survey finds

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When it comes to picking a church, 83 percent of adults said the preaching played a big... [READ MORE]

National News | Sep. 15 2016

Hard for whites to understand black experience, Young says

The president of a major African-American denomination who earlier this summer participated in a groundbreaking discussion about improving race... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 15 2016

Students read Scripture less during busy seasons; parents’ example can help

A recent study suggests that teens read the Bible less when they are busy with school and activities, but student leaders say parental example... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 8 2016

War Eagle: Former Auburn punter sees God’s plan for good

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist It may look to some like Steven Clark may have had to punt on his life plans in the past... [READ MORE]