Latest News

Alabama News | Jan. 22 2021

Mobile native and baseball legend Hank Aaron dead at 86

Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron — a Mobile native who overcame racism and discrimination to become one of the greatest professional... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 21 2021

Ivey extends statewide mask ordinance through March 5, vaccine rollout continues

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today (Jan. 21) extended the state’s mask ordinance through March 5, even as the state is trying to ramp up vaccine distribution.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 19 2021

Mobile-area pastor Ed Litton to be nominated for SBC president at 2021 annual meeting

Mobile-area pastor Ed Litton will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the 2021 SBC annual meeting in June. Former... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jan. 19 2021

DC March for Life rally shifts to virtual event on Jan. 29

Citing safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic and pressures facing law enforcement officers in and around the U.S. Capitol, organizers... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jan. 19 2021

White House declares Jan. 22 National Sanctity of Human Life Day

The White House issued a proclamation yesterday (Jan. 18) declaring Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 14 2021

Each year 1,000 Pakistani girls forcibly converted to Islam

Neha loved the hymns that filled her church with music. But she lost the chance to sing them last year when, at the age of 14, she was forcibly... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 13 2021

WMU board meeting underscores that “mission matters most,” addresses possible sale of Birmingham building

At this year’s National WMU board meeting Jan. 8–9, the executive board approved the exploration of potentially selling the WMU building... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 12 2021

NAAF leaders, seminary presidents hold ‘honest and open conversation’

A multiethnic group of Southern Baptist leaders described a Jan. 6 meeting as productive and trust-building, saying although they did not agree... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 12 2021

Western Recorder, second oldest Baptist paper in America, to cease publication

The Western Recorder, the second-oldest Baptist newspaper in America, will cease publication March 31. Once a flagship paper among a large... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Jan. 11 2021

US-approved COVID-19 vaccines don’t violate faith-based principles, leaders say

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the anti-abortion movement in the United States are telling their followers that... [READ MORE]