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Latest News | Jul. 5 2020

In loving memory: Shocco Springs’ George Ricker

George Ricker, director of Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega from 1970 to 1989, died July 2. He was 94. Originally from Fackler,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

Alabama Department of Revenue reminds income taxpayers of approaching July 15 deadline

The Alabama Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that an important deadline is right around the corner. July 15 is the deadline for any... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

SBOM workshop offers tips for engaging senior adults amid COVID-19 concerns

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Seniors adults may feel especially vulnerable during the current coronavirus crisis,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 1 2020

First person: Five lessons I learned from a COVID-19 spike at our church

By Pastor Derek Allen First Baptist Church Tillman’s Corner, Mobile In March, April and May, our church staff braced for a wave of COVID-19... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 30 2020

High court affirms religious access to state programs

The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly upheld Tuesday (June 30) a state tax credit scholarship program that includes religious schools, thereby maintaining... [READ MORE]

International News | Jun. 30 2020

Amid rising Christian persecution, Turkey denies visa to pastor’s American wife

Amid rising Christian persecution, Turkey has denied a visa to a U.S. citizen and wife of a Protestant pastor there, reportedly in an attempt... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 30 2020

SBC Executive Committee actions bring flurry of back-and-forth statements

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist Recent accusations of procedural and ethical improprieties within the Southern Baptist Convention Executive... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 30 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extends Safer-At-Home public health order through July 31

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended the state’s Safer-At-Home public health order through July 31. Ivey announced the extension at a press conference... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jun. 29 2020

Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Louisiana abortion law

The Supreme Court today (June 29) struck down a Louisiana abortion law that placed strict limits on abortion access. The case, June Medical Services... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 27 2020

Rash given honorary doctorate at Judson College commencement

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist At its spring commencement June 27, Judson College in Marion honored Jennifer Davis Rash, editor and president... [READ MORE]