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Top Stories | Sep. 17 2019

Biblically based worship must be prioritized over technology, trends

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When it comes to worship music only one thing is essential, according to Keith Hibbs,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 17 2019

Blount County man’s story of near suicide offers hope to others facing crisis

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Growing up in Blount County, Tommy Skillman never would have guessed he’d be a millionaire one day. And... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Sep. 16 2019

Missions advocate dies at 95, leaves a ‘no regrets’ legacy of being on mission

Missions. It’s a story Marguerite Butler went looking for and once she found it she just couldn’t stop chasing it.  It all started with... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 16 2019

Hindu extremists demand retribution after organizers show Christian film

Immanuel Tirkey and about 100 villagers were watching the end of a Christian film in Bihar state, India, when a man began challenging their right... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 15 2019

Conecuh back-to-school bash a fruitful success

More than 600 gathered at this year’s Fire in the Park on Aug. 10 — more than double the turn out from last year.  Hosted by Conecuh Baptist... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 15 2019

Hospital chaplains stick to heart of the job amid health care industry changes

Hospitalized with a serious illness a 55-year-old lawyer found himself taking stock. He’d gone to Ivy League schools, supported a beautiful... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 14 2019

Hodges marks 15 years at Frisco City’s Oak Grove Baptist Church

Billy Hodges could tell a lot of stories about the past 15 years — stories of a thriving bus ministry, a new activity building and Vacation... [READ MORE]

Movie Reviews | Sep. 14 2019

Ken Burns’ documentary ‘Country Music’ leads September lineup

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my... [READ MORE]