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Baptist News | Sep. 10 2019

LifeWay Worship director says honor God, make disciples with music

By Michael J. Brooks Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Many churchgoers use the terms “worship” and “music” interchangeably but music... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 9 2019

Removal of extradition bill ‘not enough’ in Hong Kong

The withdrawal of an extradition bill that threatened religious freedom in Hong Kong is not enough to satisfy Christians and others amid protests... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 9 2019

Howe named EC VP of communications

Jonathan P. Howe has been named vice president of communications for the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee (EC).  Howe will... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 3 2019

Independent Christian book retailers fill gap left by LifeWay store closings

By Lanell Downs Smith Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Following the closing of all LifeWay Christian Resources brick-and-mortar stores earlier... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Sep. 3 2019

Tokyo ‘vision trips’ to introduce Olympics outreach

Missionaries in Japan are hosting three vision trips in October for those interested in leading mission teams to Tokyo during the 2020 summer... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 3 2019

Iron Stream Media Acquires Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Birmingham-based Christian publisher Iron Stream Media has acquired LPC Books, doing business as Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, a traditional,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Sep. 2 2019

St. Clair church child-care worker arrested on child abuse charges

An Odenville man who worked at a church child-care center has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. Austin Greenway, 19, of Odenville,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 30 2019

Christian mother in Somalia divorced, forced to leave children after Bible discovered

A 32-year-old mother of two in Somalia was forced to leave her home after her husband discovered a Bible in her possession. The woman, who secretly... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 30 2019

Dorian spares Puerto Rico, US relief ready

Puerto Rico escaped a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian as the storm moved through the Caribbean, to the relief of those on the island still recovering... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 29 2019

IMB decides to go in different direction with VP of marketing, communication

On Aug. 12 the International Mission Board (IMB) named Mark MacDonald as the new vice president of marketing and communication. On Aug. 26 the... [READ MORE]

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