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Top Stories | May. 23 2017

Klinner named executive director-elect of Shocco

More than half his life has been dedicated to Alabama Baptists’ official camp and conference center — and now his dream of overseeing it... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 23 2017

Not just your average kidney transplant story

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Bob Kuykendall said that, to the average person, his story looks like the feel-good kind that makes the... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 22 2017

Learn how to teach spiritual discipline of generosity

Churches managed by a single staff member — the pastor — or a small number of paid and volunteer workers will be the target audience for... [READ MORE]

Middle East | May. 22 2017

Christian gets life in prison for blasphemy

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — A Christian in Pakistan has been sentenced to life in prison for blasphemy. A trial court in Rawalpindi sentenced Zafar... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 21 2017

Groups against contraceptive mandate still in limbo

NEW ORLEANS — East Texas Baptist University (ETBU) in Marshall, Texas, and several other religious groups who challenged the Affordable Care... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 21 2017

Kentucky law allows for school Bible courses

FRANKFORT, Kentucky — Public school boards in Kentucky are now authorized to offer elective Bible classes, thanks to a bill signed into law... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 21 2017

Rural Baptist church near Gadsden sees 900 baptisms in 6 years

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist In 1995, Joey Hanner was a trucker who was about to give up on his marriage — and he was one Sunday service... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 21 2017

Sudanese authorities demolish church building

SOBA AL ARADI, South Sudan — Khartoum state authorities in Sudan demolished a church building May 7 as Christians were preparing to worship,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | May. 21 2017

Children’s Homes’ Party at the Parks event celebrates, raises awareness of foster care

Looking around at all the different colors of face paint she had to choose from, a little girl couldn’t decide what design she wanted Kym Mitchell... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | May. 20 2017

Disaster relief teams assist in Missouri

Two Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams have been deployed in response to the flooding caused by what meterologists are calling “once-in-a-millenium”... [READ MORE]