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Top Stories | Feb. 24 2021

God answers Indiana church’s requests, down to the penny

By Scott Barkley Baptist Press At first glance, the numbers don’t compute. Before COVID-19, the small church in northern Indiana averaged 80…

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Top Stories | Feb. 24 2021

Huntsville churches merge to reach community

Two years ago, Devins Jackson would have said things were going well for his church, but they were lacking one thing they needed — a family.…

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Top Stories | Feb. 24 2021

Church’s faith-based crime series ‘Vindication’ launching second season

If not for the COVID-19 pandemic, a second season of “Vindication” might never have been made. The successful faith-based police series,…

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Top Stories | Feb. 24 2021

The difference clear communication, unified effort can make

As temperatures dropped into the teens last week, I walked over to the thermostat and bumped it up from 68 to 72 without a second thought. I…

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Top Stories | Feb. 23 2021

Jim Barnette, longtime pastor and Samford professor, dies at age 59

James “Jim” Barnette, a longtime professor at Samford University and pastor of Brookwood Baptist Church, Mountain Brook, died Monday (Feb.…

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Top Stories | Feb. 23 2021

TAB’s new Stories podcast to offer audio adventures

I love stories — hearing people tell them, writing them, reading them. I’m pretty sure I always will. But over the past couple of years,…

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Top Stories | Feb. 23 2021

Annual ‘Night to Shine’ prom event adapts to pandemic concerns

Beth Anderson, known affectionately as “Miss Beth,” had been ready for this year’s Night to Shine event for months. She had her dress picked…

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Top Stories | Feb. 23 2021

Stephen Ministry ‘quiet but powerful’ tool for helping the hurting

Christians are never immune to difficult times, and the trials of 2020 underscore that many believers can benefit greatly from a caring smile,…

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Top Stories | Feb. 22 2021

Uzbek authorities deny Protestant church applications, incite fear

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The Uzbekistan government reportedly has denied Protestant churches’ applications to exist, with some leaders saying…

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Top Stories | Feb. 22 2021

Major league baseball’s Darryl Strawberry urges pastors, churches to share faith boldly

Darryl Strawberry says he’s thankful he had a praying mother. He had a life many would call the definition of successful — a major league…

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