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Alabama News | Nov. 6 2020

Samford football player J.D. Beall lives out his faith through his ‘servant heart’

Samford football player J.D. Beall goes through his day smiling, though these days his smile is hidden behind a coronavirus mask. Still, Beall’s... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Nov. 5 2020

Nick Challies, son of well-known evangelical blogger, dies at college

Nick Challies, 20-year-old son of the evangelical blogger and author Tim Challies, has died. “In all the years I’ve been writing I have never... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

Byron Allen Murphy, pastor of New Oak Grove Baptist Church, dies Oct. 20

Byron Allen Murphy — pastor of New Oak Grove Baptist Church, Piedmont — died Oct. 20. He was 71. A native of Calhoun County, Murphy served... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

David Harris — pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Lineville, dies Aug. 31

David Harris — pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Lineville, and moderator for Clay Baptist Association — died Aug. 31. He was 52. A lifelong... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 4 2020

Ryan Wood is the new student minister at First Baptist Church, Fort Payne

DeKalb Association Ryan Wood is the new student minister at First Baptist Church, Fort Payne.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 3 2020

Bears quarterback Nick Foles partners with Chicago church to help students

With Chicago Public Schools continuing virtual learning, Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles is working with Progressive Baptist Church to distribute... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 30 2020

Jack Brymer Sr., former managing editor of The Alabama Baptist, dies at age 84

Jack E. Brymer Sr., a former managing editor of The Alabama Baptist, former editor of the Florida Baptist Witness and retired communications... [READ MORE]

Instagram | Oct. 23 2020

New England WMU president reflects on spiritual journey from Ghana to US

When Doris Opoku and her family immigrated to the United States from Ghana in 2008, they had no idea what ministry opportunities God had in store.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 17 2020

Union Hill, Oneonta, Pastor Bill Barnett dies

Bill Barnett, pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church, Oneonta, died Oct. 17. Barnett’s death was announced in a Facebook post by the church.... [READ MORE]

Sports | Oct. 16 2020

Cincinnati Reds’ Michael Lorenzen seeks to live the crucified life daily

During his junior year at Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California, Michael Lorenzen sat on a pier, high on drugs and living a lifestyle... [READ MORE]