National News

Administration Issues | Apr. 1 2020

Status of Alabama drive-up church services a decision for local authorities

Editor’s Note (added April 2, 8:35 a.m.) — The article written about drive-up church services is in response to countless requests for... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 27 2020

Funerals in the time of social distancing: safety and ministry in Covid-19 crisis

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist   While other countries are having to resort to extreme measures to deal with deaths... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 26 2020

‘I Still Believe’ to release on video-on-demand platforms March 27

Timing is everything, they say, and the timing for the release of “I Still Believe,” the newest faith-based film from Birmingham-based... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 26 2020

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief donating 2,000 masks to law enforcement, health care workers

Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM), announced today (March 26) that Alabama Baptist Disaster... [READ MORE]

National News | Mar. 25 2020

Invisible Hands provide human contact and comfort

Liam Elkind selects a bag of oranges at a New York City supermarket for 83-year-old Carol Sterling, who is isolated at home due to the coronavirus... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 24 2020

Why canceling the 2020 SBC Annual Meeting is putting ‘Gospel Above All’

by J.D. Greear President, Southern Baptist Convention I was warned that it would be tricky to lead the Southern Baptist Convention. But I don’t... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 24 2020

2020 SBC Annual Meeting canceled

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting has been canceled for the first time in 75 years. Citing... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 19 2020

Coronavirus-related unemployment leaves church employees out in the cold

By Shawn Hendricks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The Alabama Department of Labor announced this week that employees in the state who are... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Mar. 17 2020

White House releases new guidance urging Americans to stay at home for 15 days

The White House has released updated guidelines encouraging Americans to stay at home and avoid unnecessary interactions with others for the... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 17 2020

Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions facility closes, personnel available by phone, digital services

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) offices in Prattville closed March 16 and will remain closed at least through March 31, but... [READ MORE]