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Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 13 2016

Balancing discipleship, activities-minded ministry key to reaching Millennials

Their hair looks different, their style is unconventional and they often have at least one tattoo. Millennials.  There have been countless... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 9 2016

Mission:Dignity helps meet monthly needs of more than 1,800 retired ministers

After 45 years of ministry, former Alabama Baptist pastor Reginald Pressley and his wife, Claudia, retired much the way they began — serving... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 9 2016

CP giving 6.13% above year-to-date projection

NASHVILLE — Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) national and international missions and ministries received... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 9 2016

New missions education opportunities available through Beeson, Samford’s Ministry Training Institute

Having a “solid theological education that grounds you in Scripture” is foundational to a life of missions, according to David Parks,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or most cases, survey shows

According to a recent survey of Americans, 56 percent now think abortion should be legal in all or most cases — up from the slight dip... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jun. 2 2016

US Supreme Court sends 7 cases back to lower courts

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped the constitutional question May 16 of whether Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate substantially burdens... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Faculty and Staff at Spring Luncheon

The University of Mobile (UMobile) announced awards recipients and retirements during its annual luncheon May 11.Faculty who recently retired... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Hall Named Dean of Samford’s College of Arts and Sciences

Timothy D. Hall has been named dean of Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 11. The appointment was... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Guntersville Pastor Wins 54th Ministers’ Golf Tournament

Alabama Baptist ministers gathered in Marion on May 9– 10 for Judson College’s 54th annual Ministers’ Golf Tournament. First... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

‘It’s important to give grieving persons permission to express what they feel,’ Sweatt says

Helen Keller once said that surviving grief is accomplished by going through it. Birmingham-area ministers had opportunity to learn how to help... [READ MORE]