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Top Stories | Jan. 12 2020

Church coffee shop provides hot drinks, creative missions education opportunity

If you’re heading to Mount Harmony Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, you don’t need to stop at a fancy coffee shop on your way to church.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 11 2020

Severe storms move across Alabama; three reported dead in Pickens County

Article by Carrie Brown McWhorter Photo by Susanna Fowler Severe thunderstorms moved through Alabama today (Jan. 11), killing three and leaving... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 11 2020

Churches on front line of responding to nation’s drug epidemic, ministering to those affected

Opioid addiction remains at crisis levels in the United States, and churches are faced with the challenge of serving those affected by the addiction... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Jan. 11 2020

Review: Readers will love ‘The Reading Life’ compiled from C.S. Lewis’ writings

By Jana Reiss Religion News Service Drawn from his fiction and nonfiction writings, “The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 10 2020

Testimony of addiction recovery leads to first church pastorate

Twelve years ago, Adam Montgomery and his wife weren’t in a good place. “We were both down in addiction and heading down a terrible path,”... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 10 2020

U.S. makes moves to support religious freedom globally

Two federal government actions shortly before Christmas are vital to protecting international religious liberty, according to Travis Wussow,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 9 2020

Gardendale FBC to host Who’s Your One? event

With its challenge to church members to intentionally engage in personal evangelism, the Who’s Your One? Tour is coming to Gardendale First... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 9 2020

Hispanic church in Tuscaloosa finds location, ministry partner

Eric Boykin said in his mind both congregations needed a win. Misión Monte Sinaí, a small Hispanic congregation, was a “sweet, sweet church”... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 8 2020

New Friendship pastor Smothers retires after 51 years of ministry

At the end of 2019, Tommy Smothers retired as pastor of New Friendship Baptist Church, Somerville, where he served for 35 years. After being... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 8 2020

Evangelistic drama presentation results in 340 decisions for Christ

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Choctaw and Washington Baptist associations presented the evangelistic drama Heaven’s... [READ MORE]