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Latest News | Dec. 8 2019

New report shows abortion rate continues to decline

The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that reported abortions in the United States continue to... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 7 2019

Attack in Africa’s Burkina Faso kills 14 churchgoers

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in a Dec. 1 attack on a Protestant church in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 6 2019

Youth evangelist Bowen pleads guilty to child sexual abuse charges

Alabama evangelist Acton Bowen pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to 28 counts of sexual abuse against children. Bowen entered the plea in an Etowah County... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 6 2019

Hallmark’s ‘Project Christmas Joy’ brings seasonal cheer to tornado-ravaged Beauregard community

A new Hallmark TV special will shine a seasonal spotlight on Lee County’s Beauregard community and Providence Baptist Church. “Project Christmas... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 4 2019

Mike Jacobs, University of Mobile baseball coach, athletic director, dies at 64

Mike Jacobs, baseball coach and athletics director (AD) at the University of Mobile, has died at the age of 64 of an apparent heart attack. A... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 4 2019

Faith-based refugee resettlement groups sue federal government

Three faith-based groups that assist with refugee resettlement are suing the federal government, arguing a September executive order granting... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 3 2019

Harvest Bible Chapel leaders failed to provide oversight, report says

A “massive corporate governance failure apparently developed over several years” at Harvest Bible Chapel primarily because of its former... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Dec. 3 2019

SBC Credentials Committee establishes online submissions portal

The Southern Baptist Convention Credentials Committee has established an online submission portal for reports of a church’s alleged departure... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 2 2019

Tony Evans publishes CSB study Bible

Tony Evans has become the first African American to publish a study Bible. Evans is pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Dallas, and founder... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 2 2019

Coptic Christians attacked in Egypt

The elder son of a Coptic Christian family is in critical condition after he, his mother and younger brother were stabbed by a Muslim assailant... [READ MORE]