Real Life Issues

Financial | Oct. 6 2016

Trust, prayer, planning can help with financial stress

By Howard Dayton Co-founder, Crown Financial Ministries Remember, God assures us He will always supply our needs, but He has not promised to... [READ MORE]

Financial | Oct. 6 2016

Economy, stewardship, attendance trends all impact church finances

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist If the statistic that 1 in 5 churches saw their finances decline in 2015 is accurate, there must be a reason... [READ MORE]

Ministries | Sep. 15 2016

‘Come see’ opportunities available in prison ministry volunteer roles

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When James Smoker met Bruce, Bruce was serving out the last part of a 25-year sentence in... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 15 2016

Students read Scripture less during busy seasons; parents’ example can help

A recent study suggests that teens read the Bible less when they are busy with school and activities, but student leaders say parental example... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Sep. 7 2016

BCMs from UA, LSU set rivalry aside; partner following historic flooding in Louisiana

When deadly tornadoes ripped through Tuscaloosa in April 2011, students from Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) at Louisiana State University (LSU)... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Billy Graham answers 6-year-old boy’s question ‘Where did God come from?’

Where did God come from?” It’s a question many people may ask, whether you are a little boy or a 45-year-old woman. It was the same question... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Guidelines for talking to kids about salvation

By Pastor Mark Bethea Argo Baptist Church, Trussville When a child expresses readiness to follow Christ there is great responsibility and great... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Parents’ goal should be teamwork, counselor says

By Lisa Keane, MAMFC,  LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC Pathways Professional Counseling Oh the joys of parenthood. It never fails to amaze me how many decisions... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Keeping lines of communication open with teens vital for difficult topics

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist As the homeschooled daughter of a pastor, LeeAnn was taught from an early age that... [READ MORE]

Other | Sep. 1 2016

Adults born in 90s less likely to be sexually active as young adults than previous decades

People born in the 1990s are less likely to be sexually active in young adulthood than were their counterparts born in the three previous decades,... [READ MORE]