Baptist News

Alabama News | Mar. 2 2000

Love of music kept blind member in choir

The third Sunday in January was a bittersweet day for Jim Sherrill.     That morning, Sherrill sang in the choir at Dawson Memorial... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

Health system gets Web site

A newly established Web site ( allows the Baptist health System (BHS) to serve a larger community, said Kaye Sutley, BHS corporate... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

First, Pelham, holds services in church’s new sanctuary

For months the members of First Baptist Church, Pelham, had been anticipating “2-20-2000,” a day the congregation would hold the... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Qatar government approves first church

DOHA, Qatar — The government of Qatar has given permission to Christians to build the first church in that country. Qatar, a small Islamic... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2000

Children’s Home collects labels for valuable items

Green stamps for cookware. Cereal box tops for Betty Crocker™ items. Grocery receipts for computers. Over the last 50 years, many have... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 24 2000

Alabama offers help following Georgia storms

Baptists from Georgia were among the first on the scene to help with rescue efforts following the state’s deadliest series of tornadoes... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Baptist church faces arson attacks

SUMY, Ukraine — A spate of arson attacks on a newly built Baptist church in the eastern Ukrainian town of Sumy has forced the congregation... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Feb. 24 2000

Video poker still alive; foes fighting for defeat

Video poker campaigns continue around the Legislature as lawmakers must once again decide gambling’s fate in Alabama. Bills have been introduced... [READ MORE]

Financial | Feb. 24 2000

Cooperative Program gifts continue to rise

NASHVILLE — January receipts and budget year-to-date gifts to the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Cooperative Program (CP) were... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2000

Potts gains new position at Samford

Earl Potts, former executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Convention, has been named director of ministerial placement at Samford University.... [READ MORE]