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Events Promotion | Nov. 5 2018

Various annual meetings set for November in Trussville

Each year prior to and during the Alabama Baptist State Convention annual meeting, various groups across Alabama Baptist life meet to connect... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 4 2018

Decatur choirs sing for former President Bush at Celebrators Conference in Pigeon Forge

By Martine Bates Fairbanks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The excitement was evident. A full two hours before the doors were scheduled to... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 4 2018

Pakistani court acquits Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy charges

On Oct. 31, Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi, also known as Aasiya Noreen, a Christian mother condemned to death for alleged blasphemy.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 4 2018

Baptists offer support as Pittsburgh, nation reel from shooting

Anti-Semitism spouted by the man accused of entering a Pittsburgh synagogue and murdering 11 congregants is “a despicable lie of the enemy... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 4 2018

Number of clergywomen has grown in US

NASHVILLE — A new study reports that in most mainline denominations, the percentage of clergywomen has doubled or tripled in the past 25 years,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 3 2018

Presidential search committee named for New Orleans Seminary

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustee chairman Frank Cox named an 11-member presidential search committee Oct. 11... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 2 2018

Southwestern trustees move forward, uphold Patterson firing

FORT WORTH, Texas — In a meeting characterized by unity despite differences of opinion, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s (SWBTS)... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 2 2018

Atheist group sues IRS over tax exemption

WASHINGTON — An atheist relief organization has sued the IRS, claiming its tax-exempt status was unfairly revoked. The Aug. 20 IRS revocation... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 1 2018

Southern Seminary honors Mohler for 25 years as president

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s trustees presented a resolution of appreciation to R. Albert Mohler Jr. to celebrate... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 1 2018

Churches’ employment practices allow ‘ministerial exception’

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Modern Baptists are like their colonial ancestors charged by the state with “dissenting... [READ MORE]