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Latest News | May. 29 2019

Extremists threaten family in Uganda

Yusuf Tulo, a Ugandan man who converted from Islam to Christianity in October 2018, was worshipping with his family in their home in eastern... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 23 2019

Alabama lottery bill fails to pass this year

A bill proposing a statewide vote on the establishment of a state lottery failed to pass a procedural motion in the Alabama House of Representatives... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 22 2019

Founding dean of Beeson Divinity School transitioning to new role

By Kristen Padilla Editor, Beeson Magazine Timothy George did not apply for the position of dean of a brand-new divinity school on the campus... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 21 2019

Church ordination study finds ‘room for improvement’ in SBC churches

The ordination process of Southern Baptist churches is a weak spot when it comes to protecting congregations from sexual predators, according... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 20 2019

Church attacks leave many dead in Africa

A rash of attacks on churches in Burkina Faso is exposing the growing challenge of containing Islamist violence across Africa’s Sahel region. ... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | May. 20 2019

Dew nominated to lead New Orleans Seminary

James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr., vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 18 2019

Pope says priests, nuns must report abuse

A new law issued by Pope Francis on May 9 requires all Catholic priests and nuns worldwide to report clergy sexual abuse as well as superiors... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 17 2019

‘Alive from New York’: Rally for life draws large crowd to Times Square

Alabama Baptists were among one of the largest ever pro-life events on May 4. The event took place in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 17 2019

Alabama Governor signs Alabama Human Life Protection Act

On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that criminalizes performing an abortion in Alabama.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 14 2019

Debate on gambling, abortion ban continues in Alabama Legislature

A bill to exempt daily fantasy sports from state prohibitions on gambling passed the Alabama House of Representatives May 8 in a 74–22 vote.... [READ MORE]