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Baptist News | Dec. 3 2019

SBC Credentials Committee establishes online submissions portal

The Southern Baptist Convention Credentials Committee has established an online submission portal for reports of a church’s alleged departure... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 29 2019

Federal Judge issues injunction to prevent Alabama abortion law from going into effect

U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson issued a preliminary injunction today (Oct. 29) putting Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law on... [READ MORE]

National News | Oct. 25 2019

Several ancient Bible fragments stolen from Museum of the Bible

The Museum of the Bible has acknowledged that as many as 17 ancient Bible fragments in its collection were apparently stolen by Oxford University... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Sep. 30 2019

Amy Whitfield named EC’s associate communications VP

Amy Whitfield has been named as associate vice president for convention communications of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.... [READ MORE]

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]

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