International News

Baptist News | Mar. 30 2020

Lessons from Italy: Faith and self-sacrifice under quarantine

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Last fall, troubling news images from Italy showed the historic flooding of Venice. Today,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 10 2020

Mobile pastor, church members back in US following quarantine in Bethlehem

A group from Mobile’s 3Circle Church that was quarantined in a Palestinian hotel after a coronavirus scare made it back home this morning... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 9 2020

IMB recommends mission volunteers postpone travel due to coronavirus risk

The International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention is now recommending that missions volunteers from U.S. churches postpone... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 9 2020

Alabama governor establishes COVID-19 task force, church leaders begin to plan

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced March 6 the formation of a coronavirus (COVID-19) task force of cabinet... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 5 2020

Alabama Baptist leaders issue coronavirus statement, caution against international travel

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist What does the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, mean for Alabama Baptists — particularly those... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Feb. 28 2020

IMB forms coronavirus task force

In light of the global expansion of coronavirus (COVID-19), the International Mission Board has convened a task force to specifically address... [READ MORE]

International News | Feb. 28 2020

Coronavirus outbreak fears in Italy led priests to forego Ash Wednesday Mass

Fears of a growing coronavirus outbreak in Italy led Catholic priests in Milan and Venice to forego Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 26. The country... [READ MORE]

Developing News | Jan. 29 2020

As coronavirus outbreak spreads, missionaries and others are finding ways to help

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Coronavirus currently reigns supreme as the latest global health scare, but how worried... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 26 2020

Baptist Union provides relief to Australian fire victims

Massive wildfires have burned 16 million acres in Australia, and though recent rains have helped in the firefighting effort, the country has... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 10 2020

Puerto Rico suffers from several recent earthquakes

Puerto Rico remains on alert following two major earthquakes on Jan. 7 and dozens of small quakes that have struck the island since Dec. 28.... [READ MORE]