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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]

Top Stories | Aug. 26 2017

Baptists hit hard in Sierra Leone mudslide

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — An Aug. 14 mudslide that left more than 500 dead and 810 missing in Sierra Leone hit the majority Muslim nation’s... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 26 2017

North central Ala. is nation’s 5th most ‘churched’ area

Stretching across north central Alabama is the nation’s fifth most “churched” area, according to a recent Barna poll. The region that spreads... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 26 2017

‘Victoria’ might fill your ‘Downton Abbey’ void

By Michael Foust Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist I didn’t cry when PBS’ “Downton Abbey” went off the air but I thought about it. After... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 25 2017

Group attacks newly converted Christians

THI TAW, Myanmar — About 150 angry Buddhists and monks recently attacked a group of newly converted Christians in Myanmar (Burma), destroying... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 25 2017

Scottsboro nonagenarian honored for 74 years of teaching Sunday School

By Margaret Colson Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist She has been recognized on the U.S. Congressional Record of the 115th Congress. She has... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 24 2017

Most Americans think they are a sinner, according to recent study

By Bob Smietana Lifeway Christian Resources America is full of sinners — and most of them want to mend their ways. Two-thirds of Americans... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 24 2017

Jefferson County court says online ‘auctions’ are same as slot machines

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist A ruling by the Jefferson County Circuit Court has shuttered a Birmingham gambling operation and... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 24 2017

Father-son pastor duo attacked in India

HYDERABAD, India — A father and son, both pastors, were attacked by hard-line Hindus in India, and one of the victims is defending a Muslim... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 23 2017

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the city of Bethsaida

Archaeologists excavating in northern Israel believe they may have discovered the biblical city of Bethsaida, the hometown of three of Jesus’... [READ MORE]