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Top Stories | Oct. 12 2017

Wall Street Journal ranks Samford top university in state

Samford University in Birmingham is the top-ranked university in Alabama according to new rankings released Sept. 26 by The Wall Street Journal.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 12 2017

AG Marshall files civil lawsuits to combat illegal gambling

Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Oct. 4 that he is pursuing legal action against... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 11 2017

Support group ministers to soldiers, veterans

By Anna Keller Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist U.S. military personnel experience life differently than civilians — deployments, combat... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Oct. 11 2017


Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, plans to begin 20 MAST (Mobilized... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 11 2017

Alabama Disaster Relief effort in Florida turns to recovery; more deployments anticipated

Update to original story published Oct. 11, 7 a.m. (Oct. 11, 11:40 a.m.) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are wrapping up their... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Oct. 10 2017

Second ruling against ministerial housing allowance issued

By Michael Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist MADISON, Wis. — U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb has ruled that the federal tax code’s... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 10 2017

Tebow, Kaepernick represent chasm between 2 forms of American Christianity

By Michael Frost They’re both Christian footballers and they’re both known for kneeling on the field, although for very different... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 9 2017

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 20 Christians

ANCHA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria massacred 20 Christians, including children, in the wee morning hours of Sept. 8.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 9 2017

Muslim college buys Lutheran seminary campus

BERKELEY, Calif. — A Muslim liberal arts college that offers subjects such as Islamic law alongside courses in math and philosophy has bought... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 8 2017

Four imprisoned Christians released in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Four Christians in Nepal who were sentenced to five years in prison on false charges of “witchcraft” and “violence”... [READ MORE]