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Latest News | Jan. 3 2020

Armed congregants kill guman who shot 2 at Texas church

A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 2 2020

SBC Credentials Committee establishes online submissions portal

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

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 31 2019

Tua Tagovailoa, FBC Huntsville among TAB’s most popular stories of 2019

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and First Baptist Church, Huntsville, members’... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 27 2019

Crackdown on Christianity in China ramps up

As more government officials in China are empowered to close churches and a “social credit” system threatens to block Christians from schools,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 26 2019

In loving memory of Alabama’s Dan Ireland

Alabama Baptists prepare to say goodbye to powerhouse D.L. “Dan” Ireland, longtime minister and executive director emeritus of Alabama... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 23 2019

Fairness for All Act draws opposition from both sides

The Fairness for All Act gained introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives on Dec. 6 as an attempt to address the conflict between religious... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 21 2019

Muhammad one of the most popular baby names in US for first time

For the first time the name Muhammad has cracked the top 10 list of most popular baby names for newborn boys in the United States, according... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 17 2019

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief responds following deadly Dec. 16 storms

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams are assisting in assessment and cleanup efforts today (Dec.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 15 2019

Alabama Baptist pastor, comedian featured on Huckabee show

On Sundays you’ll find pastor Mickey Bell (pictured right) in the pulpit at Grace Church Bessemer, but during the week — well, you’ll find... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 14 2019

Court refuses to strike down KY abortion law

The U.S. Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.... [READ MORE]