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Top Stories | Jun. 6 2018

Where Christians fail to show compassion, Muslims may fill gaps, spread Islam

Christians have a long history of combatting social injustice. In some cases, that’s been on a personal level. In other cases, it’s been... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 5 2018

Clanton-based ministry connects families with Ukrainian orphans

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist People say all the time that one missions trip can change your life — and Kenneth Garner said he’s... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 4 2018

Godless choir defends atheism in song

LOS ANGELES — Voices of Reason, the only atheist choir in the United States according to its members, says one of its goals is to defend atheism... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 4 2018

Oklahoma governor signs adoption bill

TOPEKA, Kan. — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a law granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Jun. 4 2018

Supreme Court rules for baker in same-sex wedding cake case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding because of a religious... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 4 2018

Former missionary honors her mother’s sacrifices

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist On her first Sunday as a young pastor’s wife in Birmingham, Elaine Herrin Onley was invited to... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 3 2018

Churches can support addicts, prof. says

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Churches and church members can help heal and support those caught in opioid addiction, says Raymond Barfield, a pediatric... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 3 2018

In surprise move Southwestern Seminary’s trustee executive committee cuts all ties with former president Paige Patterson

The May 30 firing of longtime Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson may have shocked the watching world, but it wasn’t unfamiliar territory... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 3 2018

DC’s new Bible museum draws a crowd

WASHINGTON — The Museum of the Bible, the newest tourist attraction near the National Mall and U.S. Capitol, has drawn 565,000 visitors since... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 2 2018

US uninsured rate rose in 2017, survey shows

WASHINGTON — The uninsured rate rose by statistically significant margins in 17 states in 2017, the first time since the full implementation... [READ MORE]