Real Life Issues


Addictions | Sep. 18 2020

Harvest Evangelism recovery programs recognize 23 graduates in difficult year

In nearly 40 years of addiction ministry, Harvest Evangelism founder Rick Hagans has never witnessed a sweeter, more honest graduation than the... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Sep. 17 2020

Campus ministry goes virtual, connects distance learners to fellow students

When students at the Baptist College of Florida were required to move fully online to complete the spring 2020 semester, a long-distance friendship... [READ MORE]

Financial | Sep. 16 2020

Churches report giving boost months after pandemic started

Giving to congregations has shifted upward after churches closed their buildings earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, a survey... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 10 2020

Churches helping schools meets important needs in Alabama’s high-poverty areas

With the third highest child food insecurity rate in America, Alabama ranks as fourth highest in the nation in a recent WalletHub study for percentage... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 7 2020

Trafficking operation rescues 39 children

Nearly 40 missing or endangered children have been rescued by federal and state agents during a law enforcement operation in Georgia, authorities... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 27 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extends state mask mandate through Oct. 2

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today (Aug. 27) extended Alabama’s current Safer At Home state public health order, which includes the statewide mask... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Aug. 18 2020

As a picture of the gospel to unbelieving world, marriages are worth protecting

Consider this common scenario: Mary’s day begins like an empty cup. If she fills the cup with a little water for every stressor experienced... [READ MORE]

Children | Jul. 7 2020

Tips for having thoughtful gospel-centered conversations on race, equality

By Lisa Keane Special to The Alabama Baptist On Sunday, as we watched church online from our couch, my 8-year-old daughter asked a very important... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

Alabama Department of Revenue reminds income taxpayers of approaching July 15 deadline

The Alabama Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that an important deadline is right around the corner. July 15 is the deadline for any... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

Alabama death row inmate hopes courts will allow chaplain by his side at execution

Charles L. Burton Jr. doesn’t want to be alone when he dies. The death row inmate hopes a federal court will make sure that does not happen.... [READ MORE]