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Top Stories | Jun. 18 2018

VP Pence commends SBC as one of ‘greatest forces for good’

By Margaret Colson Reporting for Baptist Press Vice President Mike Pence affirmed Southern Baptists for their gospel witness and then encouraged... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 18 2018

NZ Anglicans to bless same-sex unions

NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand — The Anglican Church of New Zealand has paved the way for the blessing of same gender relationships. The church’s... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 18 2018

Hope shines in despairing city of East St. Louis

The worst thing we can do is ignore this place,” said Andrew Theising, a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The quote... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 17 2018

US urged to help curtail violence in Nigeria

WASHINGTON — The United States has a responsibility to act to curtail extremist violence in Nigeria, said religious freedom and human rights... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 17 2018

Churchgoers say they tithe, but not always to church, LifeWay Research survey shows

Generous giving supports ministries of all types, but must tithes and offerings always go in the church offering plate? Most churchgoers say... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 16 2018

Boko Haram sex, labor camp hostages rescued

BORNO, Nigeria — Nearly 150 children and adults enslaved by Boko Haram terrorists for sex and labor have been rescued from a remote camp in... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 16 2018

Two Baptist churches among string of robberies in east Alabama

Two churches in Tuskegee Lee Baptist Association were burglarized in recent weeks as part of a larger string of church robberies in the area.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 15 2018

‘I Can Only Imagine,’ ‘Paul: Apostle of Christ’ lead June new releases

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Several movies released earlier this year are set to hit the home entertainment market in... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 15 2018

FBC Huntsville learns TV broadcast still has value in today’s culture

In the age of livestreaming webcasts, televised worship services may seem old fashioned, but First Baptist Church, Huntsville, recently found... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 14 2018

Alabamians among recent seminary graduates

Alabama Baptists graduated with degrees at the master’s level or higher from Southern Baptist seminaries and divinity schools in May 2018.... [READ MORE]