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Pastor | Oct. 27 2016

Ranks of ex-pastors grow as some join ‘nones,’ ‘dones’

Between the notoriously long hours, the unrealistic expectations and the severe stress on health and family, church ministry often becomes too... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 27 2016

Alabama Baptist Retirement Centers provides homes, other necessities to 200 seniors

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist For LaJuana Holloway to feed her household, it takes a little more than most people. She... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 27 2016

Pastor suggests Christian response to nation’s changing political climate

By Pastor Joshua Pendergrass Special to The Alabama Baptist The 2016 election cycle has been one of the wildest ever. I have been watching and... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 27 2016

The Alabama Baptist prepares to celebrate 175-year anniversary

Plans for a yearlong celebration of the 175th anniversary of The Alabama Baptist newspaper were approved during the Oct. 7–8 meeting of the... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 27 2016

Faith and Family — Conflict inevitable; communication key when dealing with differences

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Unrealistic expectations, fears, competing... [READ MORE]

National News | Oct. 27 2016

Annie Armstrong 2016 giving 2nd highest ever

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The nearly $59 million given to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering in 2016 ranks second highest in the offering’s history,... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Oct. 27 2016

Co-author Powell shares 6 ways to reach young people

There’s no way around it: The Church is shrinking, and it’s aging. And with the growing number of unchurched young people, churches may be... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 20 2016

Assessments, life-saving relief efforts continue after Hurricane Matthew

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist By 7 a.m. that morning Jared McCrory had heard from officials at Children’s Hope in Jacmel, Haiti, accounting... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 20 2016

As churches reach out to surrounding culture, age has become ‘passé,’ according to demographer

For years Christian communities have been intensely focused on serving baby boomers, millennials and other groups demarcated by age. But that... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 20 2016

Alabama Baptist schools named among best in US

All three Alabama Bapist institutions of higher education were named among “America’s Best Christian Colleges” for 2017 by Institutional... [READ MORE]