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Financial | Apr. 17 2020

Scammers look to economic stimulus payments in latest schemes

Since Americans began receiving their economic impact checks from the federal government on Wednesday (April 15), scammers also have been actively... [READ MORE]

Sports | Apr. 14 2020

How coronavirus pandemic could change America’s religion of sports

By Paul Putz George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University Sports in America, John Tunis declared in 1928, are “a kind of national religion.”... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 8 2020

Patricia Anne Wolfe, wife of Fred Wolfe, founding pastor of Luke 4:18 Fellowship, Mobile, dies Feb. 21.

MOBILE ASSOCIATION Patricia Anne Wolfe, wife of Fred Wolfe, founding pastor of Luke 4:18 Fellowship, Mobile, died Feb. 21. She was 80. Wolfe... [READ MORE]

Someone You Should Know | Apr. 8 2020

Someone You Should Know — Judy McGuirk

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Judy McGuirk, of Fultondale, retired in her 50s after working 32 years for General Motors.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

David Carter, children and young families pastor for First Baptist Church, Athens, dies age 57.

LIMESTONE ASSOCIATION David Carter, children and young families pastor for First Baptist Church, Athens, died March 22 at the age of 57. Carter... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 1 2020

James Broox “J.B.” Thompson dies age 88

James Broox “J.B.” Thompson died Jan. 22. He was 88. Thompson was a longtime pastor, serving churches in Birmingham, Bessemer, Jasper and... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 30 2020

YMCA of Greater Birmingham offering crisis child care at several locations

Health care workers, emergency responders and other essential personnel going to work during the coronavirus pandemic are getting help with child... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 25 2020

Paul Hall, longtime director of the Alabama Singing Men, passed away at the age of 89

Paul Hall, longtime director of the Alabama Singing Men, died Jan. 31 at the age of 89. Hall directed the all-men’s choral group from 1973... [READ MORE]

Sports | Mar. 22 2020

XFL kicker ‘never loses faith’ in God’s plan throughout ups and downs of career

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nick Novak has experienced a lot of beginnings in his football career, which may be why the... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 20 2020

Updates: Alabama Baptist colleges announce COVID-19 precautions

Alabama and Montgomery County health officials announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the state on March 13, but Alabama Baptist colleges... [READ MORE]