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Gender/Sexual Issues | Jul. 30 2020

Female athletes call for protecting ‘integrity’ of women’s sports

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist On July 29, a group of more than 300 female athletes sent a letter to the National Collegiate Athletic... [READ MORE]

Abortion | Jul. 30 2020

Moore, others urge FDA to remove abortion pill from U.S. market

By Tom Strode Baptist Press Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore and more than 20 other pro-life leaders have called for the federal government... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 30 2020

2020 Youth Speakers Tournament winners announced

This year’s Alabama Youth Speakers Tournament and Bible Drill competitions were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Youth Speakers... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 29 2020

Prattville pastor resigns following controversial invocation

Alabama Baptist bivocational pastor Will Dismukes resigned from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Prattville, on July 29 following three days of... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 29 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extends state health order through Aug. 31, requires masks in schools and colleges

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today (July 29) extended the state’s current health order through Aug. 31. The health order remains mostly the same,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 28 2020

Warrior Creek members improving following COVID-19 outbreak

James Carson has watched the church he loves go through a lot in the past two years. When it went up in flames in August 2018, he saw the smoke... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 24 2020

Southern Baptist Media Day is Sunday, July 26

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist EDITOR’S NOTE: July 26 is Southern Baptist Media Day in the Southern Baptist Convention. Trusted sources... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 24 2020

State of the Bible: Left unread during the coronavirus pandemic

People may be reading the news and “doomscrolling” through social media during the coronavirus pandemic. But what they don’t... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jul. 24 2020

Why John Onwuchekwa, a Black pastor and rising star, gave up on Southern Baptists

(RNS) — For years, John Onwuchekwa was a rising star in the Southern Baptist Convention. He attended a Southern Baptist seminary, spoke... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 19 2020

Alabama CP giving exceeds mid-year goal

Cooperative Program giving in Alabama is 1.1% over the state’s mid-year budget goal, a good sign following a turbulent period in church life... [READ MORE]

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