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Top Stories | Feb. 9 2018

Shelby Association one of several groups hosting church security conferences

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The stats for gun violence in churches are relatively low — less than 4 percent of... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 8 2018

Alabama’s first Mixtec church to hold building dedication, celebrate gospel presence

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Lisa Rose remembers when the Mixtec people first began arriving at Montgomery-area ministry centers. Volunteers... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 8 2018

Birmingham Baptists see racial unity as vital to faith

Racial Reconciliation Sunday is Feb. 11. By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Kameron Pugh’s church sits right in the heart of Birmingham... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Feb. 7 2018

Samford to commemorate 50th anniversary of integration

Fifty years ago in fall 1967, the late Audrey Lattimore Gaston Howard became the first African-American to enroll full time at Samford University... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Feb. 7 2018

The Alabama Baptist celebrates 175th birthday

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist From all over the state, friends of The Alabama Baptist came to Judson College in Marion on Feb.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 7 2018

Church leaders urged to be wise managers of Lord’s money, educated on tax laws

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist It’s the Lord’s money and church leaders need to use it wisely, said Lee Wright,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 6 2018

Tips for navigating compensation topics as pastor, committee member

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist A job interview is rarely stress-free — especially if the job is a pastorate. But introduce the topic... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 6 2018

Churches may need to approach pastor salary structure differently, financial planner says

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist For more than half of Alabama Baptist pastors, the salary they get for filling the pulpit isn’t their... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 5 2018

Adoption, foster care common in churches

NASHVILLE — Protestant churches in the U.S. seem to be taking the Bible’s call to orphan care seriously, according to a LifeWay Research... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 5 2018

Brownback appointed to religious freedom post

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Kansas’ Republican Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious... [READ MORE]