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Top Stories | Feb. 15 2019

Women of Joy holds first international conference in Dominican Republic

By Martine Bates Fairbanks  Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist There was a deafening sound of worship and broken hearts crying out to God,”... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 14 2019

Alabama bill proposes Bible literacy classes

Alabama public schools could have more options when it comes to teaching the Bible if a recently filed bill passes. Sen. Tim Melson, R-District... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 14 2019

A look at mass incarceration in Alabama — tenth in a series

Church and community involvement critical for inmates’ successful re-entry By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Thousands of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Feb. 13 2019

Report sheds light on SBC sexual abuse

Seventeen men with Alabama connections are listed in a database of sex offenders published along with a series of articles by two Texas newspapers... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 13 2019

Inaugural Southern Christian Book Expo brings authors, readers together

The fellowship hall at First Baptist Church, Birmingham, was packed full of authors and readers Feb. 2 for the first ever Southern Christian... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 12 2019

5 ways churches can be more loving to guests and each other

By Carolyn Tomlin Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Sometimes it’s the small things that say, “We’re a loving church!” Or perhaps, “We’re... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 12 2019

Many families face the heartbreak of suicide as Church struggles to help

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Happiness. That’s what Steve Marshall said he sensed in his wife, Bridgette, the night the family gathered... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 11 2019

Be your church’s missions advocate, McIntosh says

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist This year Pam Ashberry’s Acteens group is crossing borders for the first time. And by the grace of God,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 11 2019

European homeschool ruling ‘ignores’ parents’ rights

STRASBOURG, France — A European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Jan. 10 that Dirk and Petra Wunderlich’s human rights were not violated... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 11 2019

Chitwood installed as new IMB president Feb. 6

Paul Chitwood was formally installed as the 13th president of the International Mission Board (IMB) on Feb. 6 in Richmond, Virginia, at a service... [READ MORE]