Moral and Ethical Issues


Alabama News | Jul. 10 2020

Church leaders face tough choices as COVID-19 cases rise

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist When Mobile pastor Derek Allen announced on July 1 that his church, First Baptist Church Tillman’s... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jul. 9 2020

Supreme Court delivers decisions favorable to religious liberty

The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed in two 7-2 rulings July 8 that churches and religious organizations are free to make employment and health... [READ MORE]

Children | Jul. 7 2020

Tips for having thoughtful gospel-centered conversations on race, equality

By Lisa Keane Special to The Alabama Baptist On Sunday, as we watched church online from our couch, my 8-year-old daughter asked a very important... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

Alabama death row inmate hopes courts will allow chaplain by his side at execution

Charles L. Burton Jr. doesn’t want to be alone when he dies. The death row inmate hopes a federal court will make sure that does not happen.... [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]

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. 29 2020

Mineral Springs member sees lives changed through jail ministry

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist For the past few months, Truett Maddox hasn’t gotten to go into Chilton County jail like usual. But it... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jun. 25 2020

Federal officials in Texas seize website promoting prostitution, indict site’s owner

Officials in Texas have shut down CityXGuide, a prominent prostitution and sex trafficking website. The U.S. Secret Service working with the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 24 2020

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, other state AGs send letter to Congress in support of law enforcement

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led an 11-state Attorney General letter to Congressional leadership... [READ MORE]