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Top Stories | Sep. 18 2018

As violence in Nicaragua continues, so does ministry work

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Thousands of Nicaraguans have fled the country because of continued violence, but the unrest has... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 18 2018

Platt ‘released from IMB commitment;’ Meador named interim

David Platt, president of the International Mission Board (IMB), has been released “from his commitment to the IMB,” IMB board chairman Rick... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 17 2018

Court rules against cross in public park

A federal appeals panel ruled reluctantly Sept. 7 that a 34-foot cross standing in a public park in Pensacola, Florida, since 1941 must come... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 17 2018

Trucker who killed missionary family of 5 finds mercy

A grieving father’s Scripture-laden plea for mercy led to a lenient 180-day jail sentence for the truck driver who killed a missionary family... [READ MORE]

Middle East | Sep. 16 2018

Christians sentenced to prison in Iran

BUSHEHR, Iran — An Iranian court has sentenced 12 Christians to one year in prison for holding worship meetings, evangelizing and inviting... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 16 2018

Couple who lost son spreads spirit of giving to Alabama

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist The front of the sanctuary of Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, Athens, was overflowing with first responders.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 15 2018

Suicide bomb attack on church thwarted

CAIRO — An attempted suicide bombing Aug. 11 at a Christian church outside Cairo was foiled by Egyptian security forces, state media reported.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 15 2018

Shocking power of biblical forgiveness transforming hearts, lives in Charleston

By Denise George Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963 — 55 years ago — dynamite planted by white supremacist terrorists... [READ MORE]

Music Reviews | Sep. 14 2018

Music reviews

Phil Wickham Living Hope Provident, 2018 Phil Wickham is the complete package. Nine albums into a career that shows no signs of slowing down... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 14 2018

Platt to step down from IMB; Meador named interim president

After receiving the resignation of Dr. David Platt, IMB president, to be effective at the Sept. 27, 2018, trustee meeting, the Executive Committee... [READ MORE]