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Baptist News | Aug. 12 2019

SWBTS denies liability in sex abuse lawsuit

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) says it is not liable for any monetary damages to a former student who claims in a lawsuit... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 5 2019

Southern Baptists respond to ‘horrific’ acts of violence

As two mass shootings over the weekend brought the total to three such tragedies in just over a week, Baptists prayed, met needs and called for... [READ MORE]

Grief | Aug. 5 2019

Communicating in a crisis: How to speak the love of Christ following a tragedy

By Terry Wilhite, Communication Strategist Special to The Alabama Baptist We as Americans are reeling from yet another mass killing. What we... [READ MORE]

National News | Jul. 15 2019

Volunteers clean up after California earthquakes

Volunteers at Immanuel Baptist Church, Ridgecrest, California, cleaned up damage to the church following a 6.4 earthquake on July 4 only to see... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 28 2019

More SBC sex abuse cases come to light; resources for churches available

At least five sexual abuses cases with Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) ministry and church connections have come to light in June — before,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 25 2019

SWBTS responds to lawsuit alleging rape on campus

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) is committed to protecting survivors of abuse and being a safe place for the vulnerable, SWBTS... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 21 2019

Ben Mandrell nominated as LifeWay president/CEO

Colorado pastor Ben Mandrell has been unanimously recommended as the next president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources by the trustees’... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jun. 19 2019

One day and one dollar at a time, Mission:Dignity helps faithful servants who are struggling financially

Rick and Betty Hall of Eclectic have a multitude of stories about the small churches they served throughout Eastern Alabama over the course of... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 10 2019

‘Pursue’ Christ through prayer, missions is message of 2019 WMU annual meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. to correct final attendance. By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist “Sweet home,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 6 2019

Prayer for president, letter that followed stirs up social media controversy for pastor David Platt

A misleading headline related to President Donald Trump’s impromptu visit to a Virginia church June 2 began a social media frenzy two days... [READ MORE]

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