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Social Issues | Sep. 1 2016

Henagar makes ‘bad decision’ to go ‘wet,’ Godfrey says

Residents of Henagar voted Aug. 23 to allow private alcohol sales in town — a change from the last 161 years of its existence. With a total... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 1 2016

Alabama Baptist volunteers serve immediate needs in Louisiana, share gospel along way

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist It’s a common scene after a natural disaster — miles-long lines at Walmart and thousands of people... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 1 2016

Leed’s Cedar Grove Baptist member rides across US, shares Jesus along the way

By Hannah Muñoz Intern, The Alabama Baptist I prayed with people on the Golden Gate Bridge,” Charles “Ronny” Burleson said of his recent... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Sep. 1 2016

‘Born this way’ argument not supported by science, psychiatrists say

A report by two Johns Hopkins psychiatry scholars debunking myths about homosexuality and transgenderism has been cited by a pastor who specializes... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Sep. 1 2016

State schools can keep gender-based restroom policy; federal judge issues stay

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist Alabama schools can keep their current gender-based restroom policies, at least for now. U.S. District... [READ MORE]

Southern Baptist Convention | Sep. 1 2016

Some church membership loss natural, expected

By Thom S. Rainer President and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources On the surface the issue looks hopeless. Your church will lose four categories... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Sep. 1 2016

‘Pornography is the new tobacco’ and that’s a good thing, according to Center on Sexual Exploitation

As more research links pornography to psychological and physiological damage, advocates hope it will soon generate the same national antipathy... [READ MORE]

Music | Sep. 1 2016

Christian rap artist challenges students to ‘take action’

By Leann Callaway Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Through his music and message, Christian rap artist Trip Lee wants to encourage, equip and... [READ MORE]

Sports | Sep. 1 2016

NFL Coach Fisher found ‘something’ he was missing

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher had it all — a Super Bowl ring as a player with the Chicago Bears, the most career wins of any Tennessee... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 30 2016

Keeping lines of communication open with teens vital for difficult topics

As the homeschooled daughter of a pastor, LeeAnn was taught from an early age that Christianity involved rules — lots of them. Sexual purity... [READ MORE]