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Alabama News | Sep. 3 2019

Independent Christian book retailers fill gap left by LifeWay store closings

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Following the closing of all LifeWay Christian Resources brick-and-mortar stores earlier... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Sep. 3 2019

Tokyo ‘vision trips’ to introduce Olympics outreach

Missionaries in Japan are hosting three vision trips in October for those interested in leading mission teams to Tokyo during the 2020 summer... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 3 2019

Iron Stream Media Acquires Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Birmingham-based Christian publisher Iron Stream Media has acquired LPC Books, doing business as Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, a traditional,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Sep. 2 2019

St. Clair church child-care worker arrested on child abuse charges

An Odenville man who worked at a church child-care center has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. Austin Greenway, 19, of Odenville,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 30 2019

Christian mother in Somalia divorced, forced to leave children after Bible discovered

A 32-year-old mother of two in Somalia was forced to leave her home after her husband discovered a Bible in her possession. The woman, who secretly... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 30 2019

Dorian spares Puerto Rico, US relief ready

Puerto Rico escaped a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian as the storm moved through the Caribbean, to the relief of those on the island still recovering... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 29 2019

IMB decides to go in different direction with VP of marketing, communication

On Aug. 12 the International Mission Board (IMB) named Mark MacDonald as the new vice president of marketing and communication. On Aug. 26 the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 28 2019

New federal rule protecting religious liberty of organizations praised

Christian leaders are applauding a rule proposed Aug. 14 by the Department of Labor (DOL) to protect the rights of faith-based organizations... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 28 2019

More clergy members in Nigeria killed by Fulani herdsmen

Attacks in Nigeria have left more than 600 dead, some of them pastors and clergy members. Dozens of others have been kidnapped in the continued... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Aug. 28 2019

Peyton Hill installed as pastor of FBC Prattville

The baton of leadership at First Baptist Church Prattville was figuratively and literally passed to the church’s new pastor Peyton Hill... [READ MORE]