Baptist News

International News | Nov. 24 2020

Restrictions on religion rise across the globe

The number of restrictions on religion continues to rise in countries around the world, according to a recent analysis by Pew Research Center.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 24 2020

Crisis in Armenia: Helping those displaced by conflict

The bombs started falling in once peaceful communities. People — mostly women, children and the elderly — began running for their lives as... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Nov. 23 2020

Ministers, longtime friends help revitalize historic Tennessee Baptist church

By Lonnie Wilkey Baptist and Reflector Attendance at Mouth of Richland Baptist Church in Blaine, Tennessee, one of the oldest churches in the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2020

Pastor Bill Morris of Central Coosa Cowboy Church baptizes his brother Jack Morris

Pastor Bill Morris (left), 87, of Central Coosa Cowboy Church, in the community of Hanover near Sylacauga, baptizes his brother Jack Morris,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2020

Suit says app stores promote gambling

Two federal lawsuits filed Oct. 21 against Apple and Google seek refunds for Alabamians who downloaded gambling apps that plaintiffs say are... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Nov. 21 2020

Georgia convention grappling with financial challenges

Georgia Baptist leaders recently implemented significant budgetary cuts across various levels to address the challenging financial situation... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Nov. 21 2020

Snapshot of six state conventions’ budget realities

Each fall, messengers to Baptist state conventions typically gather in annual meetings to hear ministry reports, celebrate accomplishments and... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 21 2020

Unity in the church brings God glory, Smith tells pastors conference

Kevin L. Smith says all of the passages in the Bible that deal with how Christians treat “one another” are important passages. He said churches... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 21 2020

Dates says Church should hold fast, watch out for each other even when ‘days are dark and grim’

Charlie Dates said in Hebrews 10, the writer gives a “trifecta of encouraging exhortations.” But they aren’t for Christians to live out... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 21 2020

Sanchez encourages pastors to model prayer for their churches

Juan Sanchez says he wonders — if he sat down and had coffee with you to talk about your church, would you say your church is marked by prayer?... [READ MORE]