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Top Stories | Jan. 20 2020

Staying fit for active ministry: Part 2 in a series

Lack of sleep puts people at greater risk for developing serious health problems By Denise George Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Sadly, too... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 19 2020

Regular time in communion with God vital for Christian walk, spiritual health

Denise George Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist According to the 2018 Annual Church Profile, more than 900,000 of Alabama’s 4.8 million people... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 18 2020

The Bible Project offers ‘approachable way’ to dive deeper into Scripture

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist  Reading through the Bible is a challenging undertaking. Seeing the big story of how the Old Testament... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 17 2020

Birmingham’s Lyric Theater to host Joy 2020 Women’s Conference

Connecting Ministries will present the Joy 2020 Women’s Conference on Feb. 21–22 at the Lyric Theater in downtown Birmingham. Friday’s... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 17 2020

How long is the sermon? Study ranks US branches of Christianity

The major branches of Christianity in the U.S. have sharply different traditions when it comes to sermon length. That’s among the findings... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 16 2020

Planned Parenthood’s latest report shows increase in abortions

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s (PPFA) 2018–2019 annual report released Jan. 6 showed the organization performed 345,672 abortion... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 16 2020

Union Hill members ‘travel’ US in yearlong challenge

At the beginning of 2019, Bill Barnett wouldn’t have expected his church’s ministry plans to include Wisconsin cheese. But he had long felt... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 15 2020

Pastors who feel out on a limb get help from PassionTree

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Robert Mullins was happy to have answered God’s call to become a lead pastor, but he was... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 15 2020

Christians, religious minorities reportedly bullied by police in India

Police in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh (UP) state work in tandem with Hindu extremists to treat Christians and other religious minorities... [READ MORE]