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Baptist News | Apr. 12 2019

IMB communications director Alford decides ‘he’s not the right fit’ for role

After two months on the job in the newly created role of vice president for communications at the International Mission Board (IMB), Roger Alford... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 11 2019

Southwestern Seminary removes stained glass windows depicting Patterson, other SBC leaders

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist The stained glass windows in the MacGorman Chapel of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary... [READ MORE]

National News | Apr. 9 2019

Texas bans prison chaplains from execution chamber

After the U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution of a Texas inmate because his Buddhist chaplain would not be allowed into the execution chamber,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 9 2019

Three Louisiana churches burned in last two weeks

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the burning of three predominantly black churches in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. The... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 2 2019

Floyd will bring commitment to prayer, strong biblical worldview to EC presidency, Alabama trustees say

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist An unwavering commitment to prayer and a strong biblical worldview are just two of the traits Ronnie... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 2 2019

Protect Your Church: SBOM sponsors workshop on preventing sexual abuse

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist After an article describing sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches came out in the Houston Chronicle... [READ MORE]

International News | Apr. 1 2019

US expands overseas abortion funding ban

The U.S. will strengthen and expand a policy withholding federal funds from overseas groups that offer or promote abortions, Secretary of State... [READ MORE]

National | Mar. 27 2019

Illinois legislature to vote on LGBT history education for K-12 school

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois state Senate could soon vote on a measure that would require K-12 public schools in the state to teach LGBT... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 26 2019

Appeals court OKs ministers housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously March 15 that the long-standing clergy allowance, known... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 20 2019

SBC Executive Committee to vote on presidential nominee April 2

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) will hold a special called meeting in Dallas April 2 to vote on a presidential nominee,... [READ MORE]

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