Social Issues


Book Reviews | Aug. 12 2019

Alzheimer’s, dementia: Pastor shares lessons learned

As a minister for more than 40 years, Mike Glenn walked through the valley of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease with many families through... [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. 20 2019

Cadence Call to offer courses for first responders, military members facing trauma or transitional issues

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist As tornados ripped across Lee County earlier this month, Alabama’s first responders were right there,... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 6 2019

Parents may want to limit children’s tech use — and definitely their own

Practically everyone these days is concerned, if not annoyed, by the way young people seem to be addicted to technology. Research shows that... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Sep. 1 2016

Henagar makes ‘bad decision’ to go ‘wet,’ Godfrey says

Residents of Henagar voted Aug. 23 to allow private alcohol sales in town — a change from the last 161 years of its existence. With a total... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 28 2016

Global Impact Alabama seeks to reach immigrants in state with gospel

A lot could change if we’d be willing to just go in a grocery store and strike up a conversation with the people who work there. At least... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 2 2016

Churches should address sexual violence, provide safe place to heal

Something happened recently on Baylor University’s campus in Waco, Texas, that Kyndall Rae Rothaus said she doesn’t remember ever... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 21 2016

Panelists offer pathway to dialogue, harmony at racial reconciliation conference

“Birmingham is a far cry from the past,” Mayor William A. Bell told participants in a national conference on racial reconciliation March... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Feb. 18 2016

Purdue staff member threatens to rape pro-lifers

A Purdue University staff member recently took to Facebook with his pro-choice opinions, but in the process he landed himself under investigation... [READ MORE]

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