Social Issues

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]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 11 2016

Beeson to host racial reconciliation conference

Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham will host a racial reconciliation conference titled “Black and White in... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Sessoms seeks to clarify original letter to editor

Please allow me to clarify a statement I made in a previous letter concerning the Syrian refugees.   I nor the church I pastor have ever... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor receives backlash on anti-refugee letter to editor in TAB

A letter to the editor in the Jan. 21 issue of The Alabama Baptist has sparked controversy as well as a clarification by the letter writer. ... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Oct. 8 2015

Texas megachurch Prestonwood Baptist to host Oct. 18 presidential forum

Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee are reportedly confirmed for a “North Texas Presidential... [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]

Administration Issues | Jul. 24 2015

Second Planned Parenthood video brings polarized media response

A week after America saw a stunning undercover video of a Planned Parenthood (PP) executive discussing the methods and price tag of harvesting... [READ MORE]


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