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Latest News | Mar. 27 2020

NAMB implements cutbacks, freezes to shore up budgets for missions

The North American Mission Board (NAMB) is implementing a series of budgetary freezes and cutbacks designed to keep missionaries on the field... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 27 2020

IMB postpones visits by volunteer groups

International Mission Board (IMB) senior leaders have directed IMB missionary personnel around the world to postpone hosting any volunteer groups... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 27 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey closes nonessential businesses statewide; Ainsworth calls for swifter action

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced today (March 27) that all nonessential businesses statewide are... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 27 2020

SWBTS launches 8-week online courses for seminary students

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) is launching eight-week courses for online students beginning April 27. The effort is part... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 27 2020

Funerals in the time of social distancing: safety and ministry in Covid-19 crisis

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist   While other countries are having to resort to extreme measures to deal with deaths... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 26 2020

‘I Still Believe’ to release on video-on-demand platforms March 27

Timing is everything, they say, and the timing for the release of “I Still Believe,” the newest faith-based film from Birmingham-based... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 26 2020

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief donating 2,000 masks to law enforcement, health care workers

Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM), announced today (March 26) that Alabama Baptist Disaster... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 25 2020

Alabama Baptists lift prayers for patients, caregivers, leaders in the face of ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Leaders of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) and more than 450 pastors and laypeople joined in an online call to prayer today... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 24 2020

Why canceling the 2020 SBC Annual Meeting is putting ‘Gospel Above All’

by J.D. Greear President, Southern Baptist Convention I was warned that it would be tricky to lead the Southern Baptist Convention. But I don’t... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 24 2020

Hospitals and critical care units: How does Alabama stack up?

According to a March 24 update by the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama has 215 coronavirus cases in 25 counties. As the number of... [READ MORE]