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Latest News | May. 13 2019

Many Christians still pay church tax  in countries across Europe

In several Western European countries a majority of adults not only agree to pay a church tax imposed on all baptized Christians but also have... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 12 2019

Professors in Washington must make accommodations for religious traditions

A new Washington state law makes it easier for college students to take time off for religious holidays. Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5166... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 11 2019

UM names long-term interim president

The University of Mobile board of trustees has named history professor and executive dean Lonnie Burnett as interim president of his alma mater.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 10 2019

Study: Suicides spiked after ‘13 Reasons Why’

An analysis of suicide data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a significant jump in youth suicides following the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 10 2019

New YouTube channel features ERLC’s Moore

Russell Moore, Southern Baptist ethicist and president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), launched a YouTube channel May... [READ MORE]

Events Promotion | May. 10 2019

Annual Southern Christian Writers Conference will be held June 7–8 at FBC Tuscaloosa

Providing inspiration and instruction for aspiring and published writers of faith, the Southern Christian Writers Conference (SCWC) has brought... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 8 2019

Second cyclone hits devastated area of southeastern Africa

Less than two months after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi and left more than 400 people dead a second cyclone... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 6 2019

UMC upholds marriage stance, split possible

A ruling by the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) highest court has upheld the denomination’s support of traditional marriage and its opposition... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 3 2019

Alabama state representative makes national news with comments during house floor debate; house passes restrictive abortion bill

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist An Alabama state legislator has caused a national firestorm after making controversial... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 1 2019

NOBTS presidential search committee narrows its list to top 4 candidates

Frank Cox, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustee board chairman, updated the trustee board on the status of the seminary’s presidential... [READ MORE]