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Top Stories | Jan. 24 2017

Open Doors USA releases annual World Watch List where Christians face most persecution

For the 15th consecutive year North Korea tops the list of countries deemed most dangerous for Christians, according to Open Doors USA. And 2016... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 23 2017

Churches encouraged to promote importance of life

—Sanctity of Human Life Sunday is Jan. 22 — By Denise George Special to The Alabama Baptist Southern Baptist churches throughout Alabama... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 23 2017

Personal meaning of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

By Crystal S. Bachus Special to The Alabama Baptist Allow me to tell you what Sanctity of Human Life Sunday means to me. Consider Becky (see... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 23 2017

Who are the evangelicals? Part 3 of 8

Anabaptists By Kenneth B.E. Roxburgh Special to The Alabama Baptist During the European Reformation, a group of radical Christians began to reject... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 23 2017

Cost of prevention often minor compared to cost of repair in churches

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist David Whitworth has a reputation around the campus of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham.... [READ MORE]

Discipleship | Jan. 17 2017

Troy church seeks to disciple by ‘living life together’

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Malachi Gandy says hardly a week goes by that he doesn’t run into discipleship happening when he’s... [READ MORE]

Marriage | Jan. 15 2017

Nearly half of all married adults said sharing religious beliefs is ‘very important’ for successful marriage

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Shared religious beliefs in marriage are still important to Americans according to a recent report... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 15 2017

Who are the evangelicals? Part 2 of 8

Lutherans By Kenneth B.E. Roxburgh Special to The Alabama Baptist The first Protestant denomination, which divided from the Roman Catholic Church... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 14 2017

Religious devotion, feelings of reward linked, study shows

Feelings of religious devotion evoked by prayer, Scripture reading and other spiritual practices may be connected directly to parts of the brain... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 13 2017

Birmingham civil rights sites designated as national monument

WASHINGTON — In one of his last official acts, President Barack Obama has designated Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, and other... [READ MORE]

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