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Alabama News | Mar. 24 2021

Todd Evans is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Abbeville

JUDSON ASSOCIATION Todd Evans is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Abbeville. He most recently served as pastor of Parkview Baptist Church,…

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Alabama News | Mar. 24 2021

Grace Akin retires from Westlawn Baptist Church in Huntsville

MADISON ASSOCIATION When Grace Akin was 43, her church — Westlawn Baptist, Huntsville — asked her to consider taking a job there as secretary…

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Alabama News | Mar. 24 2021

Ray Burdeshaw, acting president of the Alabama Baptist Retirement Centers, retires

Ray Burdeshaw wrapped up his time as acting president of the Alabama Baptist Retirement Centers in December. Dwain Kinard is the interim acting…

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Alabama News | Mar. 24 2021

Deacon/retired pilot shows unconditional love to University of West Alabama students

In mentoring University of West Alabama students, Pat McGahey uses some hard-rock gospel. He often uses this well-known warning: “Sin will…

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Alabama News | Mar. 23 2021

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief team assists Fultondale homeowner

On Jan. 25, 84-year-old Jean Hadley sat on the bottom of the basement steps in the Fultondale home where she has lived for 58 years as a tornado…

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Alabama News | Mar. 23 2021

Tornado brings Fultondale Baptists new ways to serve community

Mark Gainey said he will never forget the sight of flashlight beams bobbing all around his church as volunteers worked in the dark to get supplies…

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Alabama News | Mar. 19 2021

Judson College nears $1 million in pledges as April 2 trustees meeting approaches

Judson College has received nearly $1 million of the $5 million in pledges needed to remain open this fall. As of March 17, alumnae and friends…

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Alabama News | Mar. 19 2021

Retired missionary Cowley celebrates 90th birthday

Friends of retired missionary Bill Cowley celebrated his 90th birthday Feb. 20 with a drive-through birthday party at his home in Vestavia Hills.…

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Alabama News | Mar. 19 2021

Shelby County church plant reaches community for Christ amid COVID-19

Around the time God started stirring in Chase Rogers’ heart to plant a church, Rogers also started dating his now wife, Christy. “I had gotten…

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Alabama News | Mar. 17 2021

Jim Fiscus is full-time worship, education and media pastor at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

MUSCLE SHOALS ASSOCIATION Jim Fiscus is the new full-time worship, education and media pastor at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Moulton. He has…

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