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Middle East | Aug. 7 2017

Christian converts sentenced to prison in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — The latest in a string of harsh sentences against church leaders in Iran has been handed down to four Christian converts for... [READ MORE]

Sports | Aug. 6 2017

Jacksonville pitcher’s abilities ‘stem from Jesus’

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Mike Kickham, a starting pitcher for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, says he’s living his... [READ MORE]

Middle East | Aug. 5 2017

Christian teenager accused of blasphemy

DINGA, Pakistan — A member of an Islamic extremist group in Pakistan has accused a Christian minor of blasphemy after the boy had an argument... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 4 2017

New online training resource to help Sunday School leaders

By Anna Keller Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist It’s almost time. Sunday School leaders (both within Alabama and from other states) are only... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 3 2017

Taxpayers: Beware phone scams impersonating Department of Revenue

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) is urging taxpayers to beware of phone scams that impersonate the Internal Revenue Service or ADOR and... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 3 2017

Christians arrested for ‘unlawful assembly’

PUJARIPURVAH, India — Police in Uttar Pradesh state, India, detained six Christians in June under “unlawful assembly” laws for worshipping... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 2 2017

‘God opened my eyes:’ Alabama native spurred to reach nations

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Brittany Hall didn’t feel too much of a pull to international missions. Then one day she agreed to go... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 2 2017

Wellness retreat focuses on ministering to ministers

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ministers from several states convened at Samford University in Birmingham on July 10–14... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 1 2017

SPEAK conference draws 900-plus, challenges students to be ‘voice of influence’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Using the hashtag #speak17, students took their praise of Alabama’s annual SPEAK conference to... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 31 2017

Food aid reaches Christians in Nigeria

BORNO, Nigeria — Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin, World... [READ MORE]