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Alabama News | Apr. 12 2021

Revived yoga bill heads to Senate

Members of the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee approved a yoga bill on April 7 and heads to the Senate. The bill received a 5–1 vote a week…

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Alabama News | Apr. 10 2021

Alabama couple prepares to plant church in Denver

When Justin McKay got married, he and his wife, Lacy, headed to Denver for their honeymoon. And on their first day there, God did something surprising…

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Alabama News | Apr. 9 2021

SBOM adds staff to boost disciple-making ministry

Daniel Edmonds said for his team — as with most people — the COVID-19 pandemic caused them to rethink everything. Edmonds, who serves as…

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Alabama News | Apr. 8 2021

FBC Center Point gifts charter, establishes endowment

In our March 18 issue, we shared the story of First Baptist Church, Center Point, preparing to turn over its facilities to Greater Grace Missionary…

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Alabama News | Apr. 8 2021

Prison Fellowship set to expand ministries

Prison Fellowship announced March 31 that the ministry is in the planning stages to start Alabama’s first Tier 2 Prison Fellowship Academy…

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Alabama News | Apr. 7 2021

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Gordo, celebrates Hershel Owen and Donald Latham

PICKENS ASSOCIATION Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Gordo, has named Hershel Owen (center) as pastor emeritus and Donald Latham (second from left)…

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Alabama News | Apr. 7 2021

Michael Adler honored for 20 years as worship pastor at Shades Mountain Baptist Church

BIRMINGHAM METRO ASSOCIATION Years ago, when Michael Adler went to lead music ministry at a church in San Antonio, he followed a minister who…

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Alabama News | Apr. 7 2021

Brian Smith is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Opp

COVINGTON ASSOCIATION Brian Smith is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Opp. He previously served as associate pastor of administration…

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Alabama News | Apr. 7 2021

Alabama Baptists provide recovery assistance following March 25 tornadoes

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief responded quickly following the March 25 tornado outbreak that left five dead and carved a path of destruction…

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Alabama News | Apr. 7 2021

Sheila Smith — wife of Scott Smith, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Oxford — dies March 29

Sheila Smith — wife of Scott Smith, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Oxford — died March 29 of COVID-19 complications. She was 62. She worked…

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