Health


Alabama News | Mar. 27 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey closes nonessential businesses statewide; Ainsworth calls for swifter action

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced today (March 27) that all nonessential businesses statewide are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 13 2020

Alabama confirms first cases of COVID-19; state of emergency declared

Updated March 13, 5:25 p.m.: The second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Alabama has been reported in Jefferson County, according to the Alabama... [READ MORE]

Health | Mar. 10 2020

COVID-19: What’s the difference between pandemic, epidemic and outbreak?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Today (March 11, 2020), World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced that COVID-19... [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]

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]

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]

Conferences | Oct. 13 2016

Shame isolates, destroys community, psychiatrist says

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nobody needs a psychiatrist to explain what shame feels like — we all know, said Curt... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 23 2016

New Obama directive could cause more children to struggle with gender dysphoria

Alabama and at least four other states have indicated they’ll say “no” to the May 13 transgender bathroom directive issued... [READ MORE]

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