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Baptist News | April 9, 2021

Kevin Blackwell scholarship for MTI endowed at Samford

The new Kevin Blackwell Annual and Endowed Scholarship for the Ministry Training Institute (MTI) at Samford University in Birmingham was announced... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | April 1, 2021

Judson community mourns loss of professor, artist-in-residence Billie Jean Young

Judson College is mourning the loss of Billie Jean Young, a faculty member who earlier in life was among the first African-American students... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | March 31, 2021

University of Mobile Give Day is April 6!

University of Mobile Give Day 2021 is April 6, and the Christian university is calling on UM family and friends to support “Higher Education... [READ MORE]

Associations | March 31, 2021

Alaska Baptists celebrate 75th anniversary, look to the future

First Baptist Church here served as the official starting point for the Alaska Baptist Convention at its organizational meeting March 27-28,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | March 31, 2021

‘Every day more and more come’ as Southern Baptists minister at Texas border

With the current migrant crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border worsening by the day, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) churches and... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | March 31, 2021

COVID-related funeral benefit scams on the rise, FEMA says

Families of COVID-19 victims should beware of scammers seeking to register them for funeral assistance, warns the Federal Emergency Management... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | March 30, 2021

Church members are minority in U.S. for first time, Gallup says

Church members are in the minority for the first time in at least eight decades, with just 47 percent identifying with a congregation, Gallup... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | March 29, 2021

Alabama legislators weigh abortion, gambling bills as session continues

The Alabama House and Senate are set to reconvene March 30, and legislators expect to hear more about gambling, abortion and raising the age... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | March 29, 2021

Alabama reaches record number of foster care adoptions in 2020

For the third year in a row, Alabama set a record in 2020 for the number of foster care adoptions reported. “I am so proud that Alabama has... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | March 26, 2021

FEMA to offer COVID-19 funeral assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced March 19 that it would begin offering COVID-19 assistance relating to funeral costs. “Families... [READ MORE]

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