Alabama News


Alabama News | Nov. 5 2020

Alabama extends mask order through Dec. 11; some restrictions eased

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today (Nov. 5) extended the state’s mask ordinance through Dec. 11 but loosened some other restrictions on businesses... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 5 2020

Alabama voters approve church-related amendments, elect new senator in Nov. 3 results

Alabama voters approved several constitutional changes in addition to electing a new U.S. senator and re-electing several state-level incumbents.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 5 2020

Church brings blessings as polling place

Like many churches across the U.S., Cropwell Baptist Church hosted thousands of voters on election day as a polling location. The church used... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

SBC’s Floyd offers comfort, encouragement in BMBA virtual ministers conference

On arguably the most stressful day in an already stressful year, ministers from across Birmingham and central Alabama took comfort in remarks... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 4 2020

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers called out once again following Hurricane Zeta

Mark Wakefield says Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers have been working steadily for a long time as hurricane after hurricane has pounded... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

Byron Allen Murphy, pastor of New Oak Grove Baptist Church, dies Oct. 20

Byron Allen Murphy — pastor of New Oak Grove Baptist Church, Piedmont — died Oct. 20. He was 71. A native of Calhoun County, Murphy served... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

David Harris — pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Lineville, dies Aug. 31

David Harris — pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Lineville, and moderator for Clay Baptist Association — died Aug. 31. He was 52. A lifelong... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

Ryan Wood is the new student minister at First Baptist Church, Fort Payne

DeKalb Association Ryan Wood is the new student minister at First Baptist Church, Fort Payne.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

‘Deep South’ joint statement

As a group of racially, ethnically and politically diverse church leaders in the Deep South areas of Charleston, SC, Montgomery, AL, and Mobile,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 3 2020

Pastors Conference 2020 will be completely virtual

Because of COVID-19, this year’s Pastors Conference will be completely virtual. Sermons will premiere online Monday, Nov. 16, at albaptistpc.com.... [READ MORE]