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Latest News | Jun. 26 2019

High court upholds cross on public land

A 40-foot cross on public land completed in 1925 to memorialize 49 World War I soldiers from Prince George’s County, Maryland, does not violate... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 25 2019

SWBTS responds to lawsuit alleging rape on campus

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) is committed to protecting survivors of abuse and being a safe place for the vulnerable, SWBTS... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 21 2019

Ben Mandrell nominated as LifeWay president/CEO

Colorado pastor Ben Mandrell has been unanimously recommended as the next president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources by the trustees’... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jun. 19 2019

One day and one dollar at a time, Mission:Dignity helps faithful servants who are struggling financially

Rick and Betty Hall of Eclectic have a multitude of stories about the small churches they served throughout Eastern Alabama over the course of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 16 2019

More SBC coverage coming, photos available now

Coverage of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting is in the June 20 issue of The Alabama Baptist. While several articles have... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 14 2019

Rick Lance opens SBC annual meeting in prayer

Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, welcomes messengers to Birmingham and opens the annual meeting... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 13 2019

Meekness means recognizing that ‘you are weak but God is not,’ Platt says

The week before David Platt flew into Birmingham for the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference was a “sanctifying” week,” he said.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 13 2019

Evangelical financial watchdog faces scrutiny over backing of megachurch

About five years ago the Village Church of Barrington, a congregation northwest of Chicago with a $1.8 million annual budget and average weekly... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 12 2019

Wycliffe to begin 10 Bible translation projects in persecuted nations

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is ready to begin Scripture translation... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 11 2019

Maine bill banning ‘conversion therapy’ for minors signed into law

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill into law May 29 that reportedly prohibits so-called “conversion therapy” for minors struggling with... [READ MORE]