Real Life Issues


Breaking News | Nov. 22 2019

UM alum, dean Lonnie Burnett steps into role of president

University of Mobile (UM) alumnus Lonnie A. Burnett was named president of the university Nov. 22 after serving six months as interim president.... [READ MORE]

Children | Nov. 13 2019

Family-centric Disney Plus service leads November streaming lineup

Family-centric Disney Plus leads November streaming lineup By Michael Foust   In my home, Friday evenings are reversed for family movie... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 25 2019

Parental control settings for Netflix, YouTube, Google: How to guide for parents

Tips for safeguarding Netflix If you are a parent of tweens and teens, you’ve probably discussed your concerns about R and NC-17-rated movies... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Sep. 2 2019

St. Clair church child-care worker arrested on child abuse charges

An Odenville man who worked at a church child-care center has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. Austin Greenway, 19, of Odenville,... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 27 2019

Each Harvest Evangelism graduate has unique story

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Fourteen graduates of Harvest Evangelism’s recovery program celebrated one year free... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Aug. 12 2019

Alzheimer’s, dementia: Pastor shares lessons learned

As a minister for more than 40 years, Mike Glenn walked through the valley of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease with many families through... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Aug. 12 2019

SWBTS denies liability in sex abuse lawsuit

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) says it is not liable for any monetary damages to a former student who claims in a lawsuit... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 5 2019

Southern Baptists respond to ‘horrific’ acts of violence

As two mass shootings over the weekend brought the total to three such tragedies in just over a week, Baptists prayed, met needs and called for... [READ MORE]

Grief | Aug. 5 2019

Communicating in a crisis: How to speak the love of Christ following a tragedy

By Terry Wilhite, Communication Strategist Special to The Alabama Baptist We as Americans are reeling from yet another mass killing. What we... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jun. 19 2019

One day and one dollar at a time, Mission:Dignity helps faithful servants who are struggling financially

Rick and Betty Hall of Eclectic have a multitude of stories about the small churches they served throughout Eastern Alabama over the course of... [READ MORE]

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