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Top Stories | Apr. 26 2017

Shades Mountain BC senior athlete draws crowd when he pitches

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist When Susan Stevens’ son Joshua was young, she wanted him to learn how to swim, but she got a little nervous... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 25 2017

Second Chance Month to help alleviate ‘second prison’ in US

Nearly 1 in 4 American adults have a criminal record — that’s 65 million people trying to restart their lives after living behind bars. And... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 25 2017

Churches should make intentional effort to reclaim inactive members

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist If every person who has dropped out of church in the past 10 years came back, most churches would triple... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 24 2017

Churches, individuals can partner to bring hope of Christ to millions in Amazon River Basin

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist When Alabama Baptist Ty Harris went on a missions trip to the Amazon River Basin several years ago, one... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 24 2017

Reaching remote people in Amazon jungle takes giving up control, safety, time

By Roy McCormick Special to Baptist Press Although we sometimes lament the digital age, truth be told it’s nice to be so connected. Most of... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 24 2017

Prayer, faith, hope important tools to reach incarcerated, help prevent crime

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Contrary to political rhetoric and common public opinion, serious crime in the United States... [READ MORE]

Religion News | Apr. 23 2017

Trump signs order reversing LGBT policy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has reversed an executive order made by former President Barack Obama in 2014 that prevented companies... [READ MORE]

Europe | Apr. 23 2017

Pope considers married men for priesthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is open to the possibility of ordaining married men to the priesthood in remote areas that lack spiritual leadership,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Apr. 23 2017

Faith keeps Sacramento Kings guard grounded

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Collis Temple Jr.’s legacy has made its way to the NBA. From 1971 to 1974, Temple was the... [READ MORE]

Religion News | Apr. 22 2017

Mothers file lawsuit over ‘subtle propaganda’

CHATHAM, N.J. — Two mothers are filing a lawsuit against a middle school in New Jersey after their seventh graders were shown pro-Islamic video... [READ MORE]