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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]

Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

SBOM workshop offers tips for engaging senior adults amid COVID-19 concerns

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Seniors adults may feel especially vulnerable during the current coronavirus crisis,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 20 2020

Black church, communities hit hard by COVID-19

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist While COVID-19 has impacted all sectors of Alabama’s population, studies show that African-American... [READ MORE]

Addictions | May. 11 2020

Foundry Ministries continues perfecting ‘secret sauce,’ transforming lives

By Shawn Hendricks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Gradine’s smile can light up a room. When one hears her story, it doesn’t take long... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 6 2020

Profound Influence: COVID-19 offers time for family discipleship; resources available

In February, Heritage Baptist Church in Montgomery became the first Alabama Baptist church to offer a family Bible study focus using “Moments... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 4 2020

Ministering to, protecting vulnerable Alabamians in ‘new normal’

By Denise George Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist After many weeks of obeying “shelter in place” laws, staying home, taking our children... [READ MORE]

Financial | Apr. 24 2020

CARES Act offers new charitable giving deduction in 2020

As part of the CARES Act, the largest economic stimulus package U.S. history that was signed into March 27, the federal tax code was amended,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 21 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says state’s stay-at-home order will remain in place at least through April 30

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said the state’s stay-at-home order will remain in place at least through... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 20 2020

Alabama AG Marshall releases domestic violence resources, shelter map

Attorney General Steve Marshall and Jawandalyn Brooks, executive director of Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV), issued a joint... [READ MORE]

Financial | Apr. 17 2020

Unlike toilet paper, no shortage of scams during coronavirus crisis

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Feeling fearful, broke and lonely as a result of the current coronavirus crisis? That’s... [READ MORE]