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Breaking News | Nov. 22 2019

UM alum, dean Lonnie Burnett steps into role of president

University of Mobile (UM) alumnus Lonnie A. Burnett was named president of the university Nov. 22 after serving six months as interim president.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 8 2019

Impromptu ending a ‘great moment’ at Michael English concert

When Soo Seok Yang did a quick U-turn on Nov. 5, he had one song in mind — “In Christ Alone.” He had turned on the radio on his way home... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 6 2019

Volunteers build 11 houses in five days for Beauregard tornado victims

For the Beauregard community hit hard by tornadoes in early March, getting back on its feet has been “a slow process,” said Bill King, director... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 11 2019

Persecution on the move at home, overseas, panel shares

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Persecution is on the move around the world — and gradually moving into American life — but God is... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jun. 9 2019

Two flat tires, one big miracle – just one of the salvation stories from Crossover Birmingham

Terry Long says it was two flat tires that led to one big miracle June 8 during Crossover Birmingham. Long, who serves as associational missions... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 6 2019

Crossover rally: Rain or shine, volunteers trained and ready to share

When Johnny Hunt got saved, he was a high-school dropout living in the projects and managing a pool room. Not too long after, a church invited... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 3 2019

Community seeing ‘glimmers of light’ after tornado

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist So much more — that’s what the March 3 tornadoes were to Rusty Sowell. So much more than he ever could’ve... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 20 2019

All LifeWay retail stores to close by end of 2019

Alabama’s 10 LifeWay stores and the rest of the company’s 170 brick-and-mortar retail stores will close by the end of 2019. The official... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 8 2019

Judson College names Mark Tew president

Judson College has named W. Mark Tew as the institution’s twenty-third president, the college’s board of trustees announced today (March... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 11 2018

Florida panhandle hit hard, Southeast Alabama receives significant damage from Hurricane Michael

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Hurricane Michael made landfall along the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane shortly after... [READ MORE]

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