COVID-19


Alabama News | Jan. 21 2021

Ivey extends statewide mask ordinance through March 5, vaccine rollout continues

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today (Jan. 21) extended the state’s mask ordinance through March 5, even as the state is trying to ramp up vaccine distribution.... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 20 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast for January 21

Florida Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida, has become the site of COVID-19 vaccinations for senior adults in the Sunshine State. Florida... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 16 2021

Pensacola church offers hope through COVID-19 vaccines

By Barbara Denman Florida Baptist Witness Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida, has become the site of life-sustaining hope for thousands... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 13 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast for January 14

Florida Instead of its usual Christmas production, Bell Shoals Church in Tampa, Florida, released a half-hour film, “Nothing Wasted,” focused... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jan. 13 2021

Supreme Court reinstates restrictions on abortion pill

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reinstate restrictions on mifepristone, a drug... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Jan. 12 2021

Samaritan’s Purse field hospitals much in demand as COVID case counts rise

On a cold, gray January morning, the field hospital Samaritan’s Purse erected on the asphalt parking lot in the rear of the city’s hospital... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Jan. 11 2021

US-approved COVID-19 vaccines don’t violate faith-based principles, leaders say

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the anti-abortion movement in the United States are telling their followers that... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 11 2021

COVID-19 vaccination set to begin Jan. 18 for Alabamians 75+, other critical groups

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday (Jan. 8) that COVID-19 vaccinations will be available statewide beginning Jan. 18 on... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 7 2021

WMU ministry reaches ministers’ wives online

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretched on in 2020, people began to be concerned about the stress pastors were facing — and rightly so, said Candace... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Jan. 5 2021

Dozens of virus cases traced to Massachusetts church’s Christmas services

Dozens of positive coronavirus cases have been traced back to Christmas services at a Massachusetts church, authorities said. The Woburn Board... [READ MORE]