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Alabama News | Jun. 17 2020

Herman ‘Buck’ Cowan, former pastor of Shady Grove, Bessemer, dies at 91

Former Alabama Baptist pastor Herman L. “Buck” Cowan died May 12. He was 91. During his 40 years of ministry, he served as pastor of several... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 17 2020

PPP loan scams, fraud target small businesses

A new report shows there is $130 billion left in the Paycheck Protection Program but small business owners are at-risk following an unprecedented... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 17 2020

Sweet Water Baptist Church honors graduates

Sweet Water Baptist Church, in Bethel Baptist Association, honors its nine 2020 high school graduates May 31 during the morning worship service.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 16 2020

Alabamians find creative ways to keep people from waiting months for baptism

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist When 94-year-old Eunice Case knew it was time to be baptized, it didn’t matter to her that a global pandemic... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 15 2020

FBC Trussville to host Cruise-In on June 20

First Baptist Church, Trussville, will host the Leland Dockery Cruise-In on Saturday, June 20, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 13 2020

Spreading the gospel not the virus: Churches ponder return to traditional services

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Churches around the country are quietly contemplating when, how – and even if – they... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 12 2020

FBC Moody hosted funeral service of Moody Police Sgt. Stephen Williams

FBC Moody hosted the funeral service of Moody Police Sgt. Stephen Williams on June 8. Williams was killed June 2 while responding to a 911 call... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 12 2020

Stone Ridge Church continues to grow, starts construction

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist About 16 years ago, Sixth Street Baptist Church, Alexander City, got a vision to buy some land on Airport... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 11 2020

Friendship forged at hardware store leads to ministry

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Jeff Hardy knows a lot about building and rebuilding things. He’s worked for a long time in the hardware... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 11 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey addresses COVID-19 spread in jails, prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a supplemental state of emergency (SOE) proclamation June 9 in an effort to quell the spread of COVID-19 in state... [READ MORE]