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Africa | Sep. 13 2017

Egypt closes church, blocks worship at another

MINYA, Egypt — Egyptian officials have closed at least 15 Christian worship sites in the Upper Egypt bishopric of Minya and blocked worship... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 12 2017

Samford establishes group to discuss issues at intersection of faith, culture

Discussions about faith and culture, including matters related to human sexuality, are set to take place at Samford University in Birmingham.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 12 2017

Samford, University of Mobile ranked in U.S News & World Report list

Samford University in Birmingham and the University of Mobile (UM) both ranked as No. 1 for veterans in their respective categories, according... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 12 2017

Number of those with special needs is rising; Alabama Baptist churches can have impact

By Carolyn Tomlin Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist In recent years, the percentage of people with special needs has increased across our nation.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 11 2017

Alabama Baptist disaster relief volunteers respond to Hurricane Harvey

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist As Hurricane Irma made its way through Florida and the Atlantic-Gulf Coast region, Alabama Baptist... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 11 2017

Irma moving through Alabama; volunteers assisting Florida evacuees

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist After battering Florida, Hurricane Irma moved north into Alabama early on Monday, bringing warnings... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 11 2017

Famine in Sudan may lessen but hunger, malnutrition persist

Decades of civil war, ethnic tensions and government infighting continue to contribute to extreme famine conditions in the world’s newest country.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 10 2017

Child suicide bombings at all-time high

DORO GOWON, Nigeria — Boko Haram’s abuse of children as suicide bombers is at an all-time high in the Lake Chad region including northeast... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 10 2017

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams gearing up ‘for a lengthy response’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist As Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief coordinators prepared to deploy teams to flood-stricken areas... [READ MORE]