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Baptist News | Jun. 10 2019

‘Pursue’ Christ through prayer, missions is message of 2019 WMU annual meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. to correct final attendance. By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist “Sweet home,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 6 2019

Prayer for president, letter that followed stir up social media controversy for pastor David Platt

A misleading headline related to President Donald Trump’s impromptu visit to a Virginia church June 2 began a social media frenzy two days... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 6 2019

Jamie Dew elected president of New Orleans Baptist Seminary

James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr. was elected ninth president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) in a special called trustee... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 4 2019

Ark Encounter suing insurers for refusing to cover rain damage

The owner of the life-size replica of Noah’s Ark in Kentucky has sued its insurers for refusing to cover rain damage. Ark Encounter says heavy... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | May. 20 2019

Dew nominated to lead New Orleans Seminary

James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr., vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary,... [READ MORE]

National News | May. 6 2019

Yisroel Goldstein attends National Day of Prayer at White House

Among the guests at a White House ceremony marking the National Day of Prayer on May 2 was Yisroel Goldstein, leader of the Chabad of Poway synagogue... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 3 2019

Alabama state representative makes national news with comments during house floor debate; house passes restrictive abortion bill

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist An Alabama state legislator has caused a national firestorm after making controversial... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 30 2019

‘Save Chick-fil-A Day’ held at Texas Capitol

Religious liberty advocates held ‘Save Chick-fil-A Day’ at the Texas Capitol on April 17 after the restaurant was banned from the San Antonio... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 27 2019

Birmingham’s Walker Burroughs shines on American Idol; April 28 vote is next hurdle in competition

By Susan Withrow Murphy Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Walker Burroughs, the unassuming, Harry Potter-bespectacled entertainer in season... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 12 2019

IMB communications director Alford decides ‘he’s not the right fit’ for role

After two months on the job in the newly created role of vice president for communications at the International Mission Board (IMB), Roger Alford... [READ MORE]