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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]

Baptist News | Mar. 20 2019

SBC Executive Committee to vote on presidential nominee April 2

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) will hold a special called meeting in Dallas April 2 to vote on a presidential nominee,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 19 2019

Court upholds ministerial housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously March 15 that the long-standing clergy allowance does... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 14 2019

Vaughn Forest Church, new lead pastor decide not to move forward

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Pastor Rob Singleton said he enjoyed dreaming with leaders of Vaughn Forest Church, Montgomery, during... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 12 2019

Montgomery’s Vaughn Forest Church forms new multisite network with nondenominational church in Colorado

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Editor’s Note: The Alabama Baptist learned around noon on March 14 that Rob Singleton will... [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]

Latest News | Mar. 5 2019

Abortion restriction passes; born-alive regulation blocked

Pro-life advocates are watchful after back-to-back decisions on abortion restrictions emerged from Washington in late February. On Feb. 24 the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 5 2019

UMC decides in favor of traditional marriage

A special session of the United Methodist Church (UMC) General Conference meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, decided Feb. 26 to strengthen the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 5 2019

Judson College removed from alleged harassment suit

A lawsuit filed against Judson College alleging sexual harassment of a former student by a former employee of the college has been dismissed... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 5 2019

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief aids in recovery and cleanup in Beauregard and other areas hit by March 3 tornadoes

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mark Wakefield said teams worked throughout the day... [READ MORE]