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Baptist News | Aug. 13 2019

MacDonald Elected as IMB VP of Marketing, Communication

International Mission Board (IMB) trustees voted to elect Mark MacDonald as the missions organization’s vice president of marketing and communication... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 13 2019

Christians in India arrested at wedding

Five men, five women and a 3-year-old girl were jailed following a raid at a Christian wedding in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan state, India. A mob... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Aug. 12 2019

SWBTS denies liability in sex abuse lawsuit

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) says it is not liable for any monetary damages to a former student who claims in a lawsuit... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 12 2019

SD public schools will display national motto

Public school students in South Dakota will be greeted by the national motto, “In God We Trust,” when classes resume this fall. A new state... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 9 2019

Worship Music Emphasis Week is August 18–24; One Day For Worship Leaders is Aug. 29 in Birmingham

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When it comes to worship music, only one thing is essential, according to Keith Hibbs,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 9 2019

Oregon assisted suicide policy enters ‘dangerous territory,’ opponents say

Oregon has rolled back one of the safeguards in the state’s assisted suicide law, doing away with a 15-day waiting period if a physician predicts... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 7 2019

Religious persecution in Kazakhstan rising

Prosecutions for exercising freedom of religion or belief appear to be rising in Kazakhstan.  At least 104 cases were brought between January... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 6 2019

Urgent need at border, SBC leaders say

Southern Baptist leaders visited the U.S.-Mexico border in July to assess needs and gather information to help formulate ideas for ministry through... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 6 2019

Valleydale Baptist receives $1.5 million gift

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist When Pastor Mac Brunson said hello to Valleydale Baptist Church, Birmingham, a year ago, there was something... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 5 2019

Southern Baptists respond to ‘horrific’ acts of violence

As two mass shootings over the weekend brought the total to three such tragedies in just over a week, Baptists prayed, met needs and called for... [READ MORE]