Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 23 2016

New Obama directive could cause more children to struggle with gender dysphoria

Alabama and at least four other states have indicated they’ll say “no” to the May 13 transgender bathroom directive issued... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 19 2016

Alabama dad shares faith through hiking, passes hobby to son

Confucius Raisin. “I think that was his name,” Lowell Van Ness said with a laugh. “It was something like that.” That’s... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Alabama Baptists support life through pregnancy resource centers

As the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 — which would effectively repeal some of the Affordable... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Jan. 28 2016

Parental influence, spiritual preparation key to teens’ sexual integrity

When we think of hypersexualized media we usually think of X-rated magazines and online pornography. But what about the photos in the lingerie... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jan. 21 2016

‘My Secure Family’ to equip parents in battle for their children’s purity in today’s digital age

There is a war being waged for the hearts and minds of children, Traylor Lovvorn of Undone Redone said, and it’s one that his organization,... [READ MORE]

Children | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: How adult children can deal with the emotions of a widowed parent

Many adult children have a story similar to mine. My mother died of complications from dementia after a 10-year struggle. My father had been... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 21 2015

Many young people shun cellphone use in church — even to read Scripture

Young adults, known for using cellphones in just about every public setting imaginable, frown on the practice during worship services, a recent... [READ MORE]

Children | Aug. 13 2015

Churches can help parents stay involved in their children’s education

Two years ago Principal Marta Plata of Manuel Jara Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas, recognized her school needed help. She realized her... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Aug. 13 2015

Important tips for parents of students

Maybe my kids are weird but I have been surprised to learn they can’t wait to start school. In fact as soon as school ended back in June,... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Aug. 13 2015

Parents should help children’s focus be on mission of God

The beginning of the school year often comes with a variety of emotions from parents. There may be excitement, apprehension, fear, nervousness... [READ MORE]