International News | Oct. 22 2015

Pakistan’s Supreme Court rules against extremism

A Supreme Court decision to uphold the death sentence for an Islamist who killed Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer because of his objections to Pakistan’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2015

SBC leader helps draft statement on animal welfare

A Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leader helped draft a statement against animal cruelty released Sept. 30 that is being hailed as a possible... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Alcohol sales vote makes Sunday ‘just another day’ in Sylacauga

To the dismay of Alabama Baptists, the Lord’s Day has yet again been deemed “just another day” with 689 “yes” votes... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 24 2015

Wife of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini organizes Sept. 26 prayer vigil

The wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini is on a 21-day “Daniel” fast and is organizing prayer vigils internationally... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 24 2015

NOBTS professor’s family talks openly about suicide, encourages people to show love, forgiveness in wake of Ashley Madison scandal

The family of Baptist professor and pastor John Gibson is calling his death a suicide connected to the Ashley Madison website hack. By openly... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 17 2015

Department of Mental Health provides help to mentally challenged, mentally ill

Unless you or a loved one receives services provided by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH), you may not know much about the agency’s... [READ MORE]

International News | Sep. 17 2015

Israel’s Christian schools’ doors remain closed while on strike to regain government funding

At press time, Israel’s 47 Christian schools had finished the second week of an open-ended strike to protest ongoing cuts in government... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 3 2015

Study: ‘Gay’ teens have higher pregnancy rates

A Minnesota study that found lesbian teens four times more likely to become pregnant than their heterosexual peers has been called a predictable... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 3 2015

State loses lawsuit against Poarch Band of Creek Indians, cannot regulate casinos

Many gambling proponents were hopeful the lawsuit brought by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 27 2015

Former Birmingham minister Shahan enters ‘not guilty’ plea; trial scheduled for April 2016

It will be April 2016 before the trial for former Birmingham minister Richard Shahan gets underway, but a pretrial hearing was held Aug. 19.... [READ MORE]