Death and Dying


Alabama News | Mar. 27 2020

Funerals in the time of social distancing: safety and ministry in Covid-19 crisis

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist   While other countries are having to resort to extreme measures to deal with deaths... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 5 2019

Southern Baptists respond to ‘horrific’ acts of violence

As two mass shootings over the weekend brought the total to three such tragedies in just over a week, Baptists prayed, met needs and called for... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 27 2019

Until we meet again — Facing the end of life: making decisions ahead of time will help loved ones

Believers in Christ know they have a hope and a future in heaven after life here is over. They know with confidence the sting of death doesn’t... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Dec. 15 2016

Most Americans say physician-assisted suicide is morally acceptable

The American Medical Association has described physician-assisted suicide as a serious risk to society and “fundamentally incompatible with... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 23 2016

Southern Baptists mourn those killed, FBC Orlando hosts prayer service

Southern Baptists gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting opened every session by praying... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

‘It’s important to give grieving persons permission to express what they feel,’ Sweatt says

Helen Keller once said that surviving grief is accomplished by going through it. Birmingham-area ministers had opportunity to learn how to help... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Grief is normal response to loss of child through miscarriage

Behind every woman’s joy at learning she is pregnant, there is a fear as well — the fear of losing the baby. Most of us have family... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Pathways clinical director shares about experiencing a miscarriage

Almost two years ago I received devastating news. Sitting in a cold examination room in my doctor’s office, I was anxiously anticipating... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Honesty can help grieving parents receive needed support

Megan had two young children when she discovered she was pregnant with a third. Though surprised, she and her husband, Brandon, were excited... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor’s wife finds God forever faithful following miscarriage of first child

The greatest loss I have ever experienced was the miscarriage of our first baby 10 weeks into the pregnancy. There are no words to describe the... [READ MORE]

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