Medical Issues


Latest News | Aug. 20 2020

Short film ‘Tutwiler’ documents growing doula ministry at Alabama prison

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Women are the fastest-growing prison population in the country. And each year, thousands... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 20 2020

2,500 Christians sign pandemic statement warning: Don’t ignore science

Amid some churches’ ongoing defiance of state pandemic safety rules, a group of prominent evangelicals has signed on to a statement affirming... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 10 2020

Church leaders face tough choices as COVID-19 cases rise

When Mobile pastor Derek Allen announced on July 1 that his church, First Baptist Church Tillman’s Corner,  was reverting back to online-only... [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]

Alabama News | Jun. 13 2020

Spreading the gospel not the virus: Churches ponder return to traditional services

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Churches around the country are quietly contemplating when, how – and even if – they... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 28 2020

For top U.S. virus experts, faith and science work together

By Elana Schor Associated Press The relationship between faith and science has faced its share of strain during the coronavirus pandemic —... [READ MORE]

Medical Issues | Apr. 30 2020

Recovered COVID-19 patient reflects on experience, future

By Tommy Shapard Minister of music and worship Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida Tensions over the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 28 2020

Ivey announces ‘safer-at-home’ guidelines for first phase of reopening state businesses, churches

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said today (April 28) that Alabama will implement a “safer-at-home” plan... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 9 2020

Medical professionals keep the faith amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Shawn Hendricks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Cory Luckie usually doesn’t wear scrubs to work, but the COVID-19 pandemic has turned... [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]