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Baptist News | Jan. 14 2020

ERLC, Baptist Press address false claims launched by bloggers

In recent weeks a number of blogs have alleged close ties between the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2020

Tennessee Titans center, Alabama native Ben Jones shows Christ to teammates

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist At 10 years old Ben Jones’ life changed forever. His father, Steve, who owned a forestry... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 13 2020

Call to Orlando: A Message from SBC President J.D. Greear

By J.D. Greear President, Southern Baptist Convention The 2019 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention saw thousands of Southern Baptists... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 13 2020

Access to ultrasounds can decrease abortions

Julie McLendon says she can sum it up this way — it gets people to the point of decision even faster. Back in April 2019, the North Jefferson... [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]

Latest News | Jan. 10 2020

Methodists propose split over LGBTQ issues

United Methodist Church leaders from around the world and across ideological divides unveiled a plan Jan. 3 for a new conservative denomination... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 9 2020

Christians love dogs, atheists prefer cats, study shows

By Ryan Burge Religion News Service I do not, and will not ever, own a cat. Instead, I own a dog. In fact, as I type this, Lucy, my 7-pound Yorkshire... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 7 2020

Religious groups, houses of worship frequent targets of attack in 2019

On Dec. 1, 2019, a band of assailants opened fire on worshippers at a small-town Protestant church in Burkina Faso, an impoverished West African... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 6 2020

Sudanese Christians hold Christmas march

Christians in Sudan marched in the streets Dec. 23 to celebrate Christmas, resuming a tradition that had been suspended in recent years under... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jan. 3 2020

Armed congregants kill guman who shot 2 at Texas church

A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who... [READ MORE]