Medical Issues


Medical Issues | Feb. 11 2021

Arkansas Senate OKs health care religious objections bill

The Arkansas Senate on Feb. 10 approved a measure allowing medical providers to refuse to treat someone because of their religious or moral beliefs.…

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Medical Issues | Feb. 10 2021

Medical marijuana bill moves to Alabama Senate floor

The Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee has approved moving forward with the Compassion Act, or Senate Bill 46, to legalize medical marijuana…

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Medical Issues | Feb. 3 2021

Dayspring Baptist, Mobile, partners with local health officials for COVID-19 vaccination clinics

COVID-19 vaccinations are being administered throughout Alabama, and some churches have been asked to help. “It was really a kind of easy way…

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Medical Issues | Feb. 3 2021

Ministers eligible for COVID-19 vaccination beginning Feb. 8 under ADPH plan

Ministers and clergy members in Alabama will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 8. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department…

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Medical Issues | Jan. 11 2021

US-approved COVID-19 vaccines don’t violate faith-based principles, leaders say

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the anti-abortion movement in the United States are telling their followers that…

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Medical Issues | Jan. 11 2021

COVID-19 vaccination set to begin Jan. 18 for Alabamians 75+, other critical groups

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday (Jan. 8) that COVID-19 vaccinations will be available statewide beginning Jan. 18 on…

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Medical Issues | Dec. 20 2020

Former pastor seeks gift of life from liver donor

By Brian Blackwell Baptist Message A former Louisiana Baptist pastor is hoping to receive an early Christmas gift — a living donor who would…

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Medical Issues | Dec. 14 2020

Dave Ramsey, Christian personal finance guru, defies COVID-19 to keep staff at desks

Ramsey Solutions, the company founded by bestselling author and radio host Dave Ramsey, plans to host “Boots & BBQ,” a large in-person…

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Medical Issues | Dec. 9 2020

Pandemic, loss unite two rural Missouri pastors around faith

Thirty miles of rural Missouri separate the two churches, and so much else. One is mostly white; the other hosts services in five languages for…

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Medical Issues | Nov. 28 2020

Martin Luther’s pandemic advice goes viral — 500 years later

It has been more than 500 years since German monk Martin Luther’s words went viral, thanks to what was then some cutting-edge technology. In…

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