Social Issues

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]

Alabama News | Jul. 23 2015

Christians decry news of Planned Parenthood selling fetal parts

Christians took to social media en masse after news broke July 14 that Planned Parenthood allegedly sold baby parts gained through partial birth... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 4 2015

Trail Life USA offers Bible-based opportunities

As the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) continues to relax standards related to homosexual behavior, many are looking to the faith-based outdoor adventure... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jun. 4 2015

Nebraska passes bill to end death penalty

Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill May 20 to abolish the death penalty by a big enough margin to override a threatened veto by Gov. Pete Ricketts.... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jun. 4 2015

Ireland legalizes gay ‘marriage’ by vote

Ireland on May 22 became the first country to hold a public vote amending its constitution to allow gay “marriage,” but the change will not... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 4 2015

Baptists in east-central Africa ask for prayer as violent protests continue

Tensions remain high in Burundi as protesters continue to oppose President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. Baptists in the East... [READ MORE]