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Top Stories | Aug. 31 2017

Transgender students win legal battles

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Two schools accused of discrimination against transgender students recently resorted to payout settlements and policy changes.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 31 2017

Nashville area churches show unity in Christ

As the nation faced turbulence on the race-relations scene, two Tennessee megachurches — one predominantly white and one predominantly black... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 30 2017

Churches can help prevent mishandling of money

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Jim Swedenburg can’t remember the last time a month went by that he didn’t hear at least one report... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 30 2017

Recent study asks: Can volunteering time at church replace tithing?

Is it OK to give volunteer time to the church instead of putting money in the offering plate? Are the two — time and finances — interchangeable?... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 29 2017

Birmingham’s Iron Stream Media to acquire New Hope Publishers

BIRMINGHAM — Iron Stream Media will acquire New Hope Publishers effective Sept. 1 with plans to expand the impact for Christ as more readers... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 29 2017

BCM, church planting leaders cooperate to reach out in college towns

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist On Sundays, Alabama’s nine Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) centers are closed for church. That... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 28 2017

Suspected Barcelona attacker shot dead after four-day manhunt

SUBIRATS, Spain — The man who is suspected to have killed 13 people in a terror attack in Barcelona was reportedly shot and killed by Spanish... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 28 2017

Opelika evangelist walks across one state every year, prays for divine appointments

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Rick Hagans has walked across 37 states. He has stories from all of them. The family in Louisiana who fed... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 27 2017

Child sex slave rescue group ordered to close

Roseville, California — An American Christian group that rescues child sex slaves has been ordered to close after Cambodian Prime Minister... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 27 2017

Stansel Baptist children raise funds for wheelchair-bound peer

By Anna Keller Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nine-year-old Sophie Claire Rector can’t communicate verbally but her facial expressions... [READ MORE]