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Alabama News | Feb. 8 2019

‘Not Alone’ mental health conference Feb. 22-23 will feature Kay Warren, Steve Marshall

One in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That makes it important for the church to know how to minister well both... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 6 2019

Parents may want to limit children’s tech use — and definitely their own

Practically everyone these days is concerned, if not annoyed, by the way young people seem to be addicted to technology. Research shows that... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 5 2019

Preschool and children’s ministry conference is set for Feb. 27-March 1

The Alabama Preschool and Children’s Ministry Organization (APCMO) will have its annual retreat in Orange Beach, Alabama, Feb. 27–March 1,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 18 2019

FBC Huntsville gives out $16,500 in grocery cards to furloughed government workers

  First Baptist Church, Huntsville, provided $16,500 of grocery store gift cards to hundreds of furloughed government workers at an event... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 18 2018

Free financial aid webinar for high school seniors is Oct. 18

If you are a high school senior or the parent of one, you are probably thinking about what comes after graduation and how to pay for it. Cash... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 23 2018

Alabama law on ‘dismemberment abortion’ unconstitutional, appeals court rules

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 22 upheld a lower court’s ruling that Alabama’s... [READ MORE]

Events Promotion | Apr. 20 2018

Alex Kendrick’s latest film, ‘Like Arrows,’ shines spotlight on Christ-centered parenting

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Filmmaker Alex Kendrick has directed or produced five films during his career, but none of... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Apr. 17 2018

Evangelist jailed in Etowah County on 7 charges involving 4 more victims

Evangelist and former youth pastor Acton Bowen was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on April 17 on seven new felony charges involving... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Feb. 13 2017

Celebrate, remember blessings of spouse every day; be intentional

By Carolyn R. Tomlin Special to The Alabama Baptist While attending an Alabama writing workshop, I noticed an older woman talking with a group... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Jan. 15 2017

Nearly half of all married adults said sharing religious beliefs is ‘very important’ for successful marriage

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Shared religious beliefs in marriage are still important to Americans according to a recent report... [READ MORE]

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