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Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

Seminaries confer degrees on Alabama Baptists

Alabama Baptists graduated with degrees at the master’s level or higher from Southern Baptist seminaries and divinity schools in May 2016.... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 2 2016

While number of senior adults living alone has dropped, many still feel isolated

Trends and attitudes are changing for senior adults, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey, and the shifts open up a discussion for... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 26 2016

Miscarriage Is Personal

It is not a dramatic story unless you lived it. I did and it changed me forever.  It was the summer before my last year of seminary. My... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Grief is normal response to loss of child through miscarriage

Behind every woman’s joy at learning she is pregnant, there is a fear as well — the fear of losing the baby. Most of us have family... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Pathways clinical director shares about experiencing a miscarriage

Almost two years ago I received devastating news. Sitting in a cold examination room in my doctor’s office, I was anxiously anticipating... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 26 2016

Samford graduates more than 1,000 in 7 ceremonies

Samford University in Birmingham graduated about 1,074 seniors during seven commencement ceremonies that were held May 6–14.  Speakers... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Honesty can help grieving parents receive needed support

Megan had two young children when she discovered she was pregnant with a third. Though surprised, she and her husband, Brandon, were excited... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 26 2016

UMobile graduates encouraged to be ‘courageous, bold, adventuresome’

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson urged University of Mobile (UMobile) graduates to follow the “voice of adventure” and change the world... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor’s wife finds God forever faithful following miscarriage of first child

The greatest loss I have ever experienced was the miscarriage of our first baby 10 weeks into the pregnancy. There are no words to describe the... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Helping children through grief after a miscarriage should not be overlooked

Before giving birth to her daughter, Melissa experienced several miscarriages. Following the birth of her daughter, she experienced several more... [READ MORE]