Death and Dying


Baptist News | Oct. 23 2020

COVID-19 outbreak at Baptist senior-care ministry in Missouri causes several deaths

Two of four campuses of The Baptist Home in Missouri (TBH), a senior-care ministry, are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, Word & Way reported.... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Oct. 19 2020

New ERLC documentary tells family’s story of rare illness, accepting God’s will

The decision to protect Pearl Joy Brown as an unborn child with a debilitating disorder, as well as the joy of her life and the grief in her... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Apr. 9 2020

Civil rights complaint about Alabama’s former emergency ventilator guidelines resolved

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved its compliance review of the State of... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 30 2020

Lessons from Italy: Faith and self-sacrifice under quarantine

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Last fall, troubling news images from Italy showed the historic flooding of Venice. Today,... [READ MORE]

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 associated... [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]