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Top Stories | Dec. 12 2018

Per-inmate spending has increased, but staffing remains low and conditions are poor

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist On any given day in Alabama nearly 106,000 men, women and children are either incarcerated... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 11 2018

Most popular verse of 2018 offers words of consolation for troubling times

By Carrie Brown McWhorterThe Alabama Baptist The most shared, bookmarked and highlighted Bible verse of 2018 is a verse of reassurance and comfort,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 11 2018

Teach children compassion, generosity, gratitude during Christmas season

By Denise GeorgeSpecial to The Alabama Baptist Some years ago on a Sunday before Christmas our pastor at the time, Charles Carter, preached a... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 10 2018

Young adults cohabiting more often, census finds

The American household continues to change, as more young adults are living together before marriage and delaying marriage for much longer than... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 10 2018

SCWC, TAB to host Southern Christian Book Expo in Birmingham

Do you love to read? Do you love southern and Christian literature? Do you read fiction, nonfiction or devotionals? Mark your calenders now for... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 9 2018

Graham marks 60 years in gospel ministry

Phil Winningham said he remembers the night “the preacher” knocked on his door 41 years ago. “I heard the robust voice of Don Graham say,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 9 2018

NFL’s Watson aids life through Psalm 139

In an Oct. 23 Instagram post, NFL player Benjamin Watson said he knows from experience the power and encouragement seeing inside the womb offers.... [READ MORE]

Middle East | Dec. 8 2018

Christian converts surveilled, arrested

MASHDAD, Iran — Two Christian converts from Islam planning to meet in a northern city of Iran were detained on the same day, part of what rights... [READ MORE]

Movie Reviews | Dec. 8 2018

‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ leads family-friendly spotlight

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The commercialization of Christmas started in the early 1900s, grew out of control by the... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 7 2018

ABREA to hold annual gathering at Crossroads Community Church

The Alabama Baptist Religious Education Association (ABREA) exists to support and encourage staff members who lead Christian education and discipleship... [READ MORE]

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