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Latest News | Mar. 29 2019

Texas bill would protect churches that report sex abuse allegations

AUSTIN, Texas — Southern Baptist pastors and leaders have initiated a Texas bill to allow nonprofits including churches to disclose credible... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 28 2019

Study: Strong link between daily use of marijuana and psychosis

A new study published March 19 in The Lancet Psychiatry medical journal shows a strong link between daily marijuana use and the risk of later... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 26 2019

Appeals court OKs ministers housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously March 15 that the long-standing clergy allowance, known... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 25 2019

Alabama legislators to consider two lottery proposals

Two lottery bills were introduced in the Alabama Senate on March 19, and observers believe the issue is once again headed to a statewide ballot.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 24 2019

New Zondervan imprint will focus on leadership, faith and culture

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Zondervan announced March 11 the official launch of Zondervan Reflective, a new imprint featuring the voices of Christian... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 22 2019

Survey shows support for LGBT protections

A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) finds that strong majorities within all religious groups, including white evangelicals... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 21 2019

Nigerian government failed to protect Christians and should act, court rules

ABUJA, Nigeria — The government of Nigeria failed to protect people massacred by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in predominantly Christian areas of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 20 2019

Thieves steal catalytic converters in Cullman

A rash of catalytic converter thefts off church vans and buses caused the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office to issue a warning to churches to... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 20 2019

Colorado baker reaches agreement with state over LGBTQ cakes

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The legal battle between Colorado baker Jack Phillips and the state of Colorado is over after both agreed to end litigation.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 20 2019

All LifeWay retail stores to close by end of 2019

Alabama’s 10 LifeWay stores and the rest of the company’s 170 brick-and-mortar retail stores will close by the end of 2019. The official... [READ MORE]