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COVID-19 | January 4, 2021

Court: Ohio county order violated Christian schools’ rights

A federal appeals court Thursday provided the go-ahead for Christian schools in an Ohio county to resume holding in-person classes during the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | January 4, 2021

Sheriff: Pastor dead, 2 hurt in shooting at Texas church

A 21-year-old man who hid from police in an East Texas church was charged with first-degree murder and felony assault in a shooting that left... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | January 4, 2021

Samaritan’s Purse to open a North Carolina field hospital for COVID-19 patients

Samaritan’s Purse is opening a field hospital in western North Carolina to treat overflow patients suffering from the coronavirus. The evangelical... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | December 31, 2020

Ridgecrest Conference Center sale finalized

LifeWay Christian Resources has finalized the sale of Ridgecrest Conference Center and Summer Camps to the Ridgecrest Foundation, a group dedicated... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | December 30, 2020

Former Alabama convention president Harper Shannon dies Dec. 30

Longtime pastor and leader among Alabama Baptists Harper Shannon died Dec. 30 of complications from progressive dementia. He was 89. Shannon... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | December 28, 2020

Protests, pandemics and politics: The top 2020 searches for Bible passages online

In the midst of a strange and stressful year, people turned to the same place they have for decades in their search for answers. The internet.... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | December 26, 2020

Hamilton pastor Mike Stancil dies Dec. 26

Alabama Baptist pastor Michael “Mike” Stancil died Dec. 26 after a six-week battle with COVID-19. Stancil, 49, was pastor of Fulton... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | December 26, 2020

Former state convention president Dewey Corder dies Dec. 25

Dewey Corder, longtime pastor of Central Baptist Church, Argo, died Dec. 25, reportedly from COVID pneumonia and heart failure. He served Central... [READ MORE]

Children | December 23, 2020

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ — on Disney Plus Dec. 25 — is a mixed bag for Christian families

The phrase “family-friendly,” as every parent knows, is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | December 22, 2020

Luter, Greear latest Southern Baptist leaders to weigh in as turmoil over race theory grows

New Orleans pastor Fred Luter, the only black person to have served as president of the predominantly white Southern Baptist Convention, has... [READ MORE]

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