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Baptist News | Apr. 1 2021

Judson community mourns loss of professor, artist-in-residence Billie Jean Young

Judson College is mourning the loss of Billie Jean Young, a faculty member who earlier in life was among the first African-American students…

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Baptist News | Apr. 1 2021

Gilbreath recovering after heart episode

Sammy Gilbreath, event evangelism strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, was planning to speak at the turkey rodeo at Fairview…

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Baptist News | Apr. 1 2021

Tarrant pastor serves two churches, one community

For the past few months, Sunday mornings have involved a different sort of “commute” for Pastor Joel Dison. At 9 a.m. he preaches at Springdale…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

Matthew Wright is the new pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Clayton

BARBOUR ASSOCIATION Matthew Wright is the new pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Clayton. He previously served as pastor of Post Oak Baptist…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

Brandon Walker is the new youth minister for First Baptist Church, Elba

COFFEE ASSOCIATION Brandon Walker is the new youth minister for First Baptist Church, Elba. He previously volunteered with the church’s youth…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

Aaron Eutah Stone, Alabama Baptist State Board of Mission’s special worker, dies Feb 3

Aaron Eutah Stone, who served the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions as a special worker in discipleship, died Feb 3. He was 89. Stone worked…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

James Alvin Grindstaff, longtime pastor of Stamp Baptist Church, dies Feb. 17

James Alvin Grindstaff, longtime pastor of Stamp Baptist Church, Valley Head, in Sand Mountain Baptist Association, died Feb. 17. He was 76.…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

Matt Kimberly is the new pastor of Big Creek Baptist Church, Adger

MUD CREEK ASSOCIATION Matt Kimberly is the new pastor of Big Creek Baptist Church, Adger. He previously served as associate pastor of Lakewood…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

David Talley is the new pastor of Victory Baptist Church, Stevenson

TENNESSEE RIVER ASSOCIATION David Talley is the new pastor of Victory Baptist Church, Stevenson. Talley had been filling the pulpit at Victory…

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Baptist News | Mar. 31 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast for April 1

Arkansas Several Southern Baptist churches support the work of Renewal Ranch, a Christian drug abuse prevention and recovery program in Conway,…

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