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Latest News | Jun. 16 2019

More SBC coverage coming, photos available now

Coverage of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting is in the June 20 issue of The Alabama Baptist. While several articles have... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 14 2019

Rick Lance opens SBC annual meeting in prayer

Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, welcomes messengers to Birmingham and opens the annual meeting... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 13 2019

Retired state missionary’s wife and longtime missions advocate Ann Cushing dies

Ann Claire Weed Cushing, wife of retired state missionary Harrell Cushing, died June 12. She was 88. Ann Cushing was very involved in Woman’s... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 13 2019

Meekness means recognizing that ‘you are weak but God is not,’ Platt says

The week before David Platt flew into Birmingham for the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference was a “sanctifying” week,” he said.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 13 2019

Evangelical financial watchdog faces scrutiny over backing of megachurch

About five years ago the Village Church of Barrington, a congregation northwest of Chicago with a $1.8 million annual budget and average weekly... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 12 2019

Wycliffe to begin 10 Bible translation projects in persecuted nations

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is ready to begin Scripture translation... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 11 2019

Maine bill banning ‘conversion therapy’ for minors signed into law

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill into law May 29 that reportedly prohibits so-called “conversion therapy” for minors struggling with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 11 2019

Racial reconciliation begins with relationships, leadership panelists say

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Though racial strife has been part of Birmingham’s past, racial reconciliation can be part of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 10 2019

Last Missouri Planned Parenthood to stay open

On May 31 a Missouri judge ordered the state’s last remaining abortion center can continue operating just hours before the Planned Parenthood... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 10 2019

‘Pursue’ Christ through prayer, missions is message of 2019 WMU annual meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. to correct final attendance. By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist “Sweet home,... [READ MORE]