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Latest News | Jul. 28 2017

Nominee for religious liberty post ‘exceptional’

When the White House announced July 26 that President Donald Trump planned to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for the U.S. State Department’s... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 24 2017

Ole Miss football coach ‘seeking to get his life back together’

By David Roach Baptist Press The forced resignation of Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze — an outspoken follower of Jesus — amid what the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 7 2017

Samford to withdraw from state convention funding channel

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Samford University in Birmingham — described by many as Alabama Baptists’ “crown jewel” —... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 5 2017

Alabama Baptists called to prayer over concerns about controversial student group at Samford

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) has authorized an ad hoc committee to work with Samford University in Birmingham regarding... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jul. 5 2017

Controversial student group at Samford one step closer to approval

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Another step has been taken in the process of approving a new student group at Samford University in Birmingham promoting... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 26 2017

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in ‘playground’ case

The Supreme Court has ruled for a Missouri church that claimed religious discrimination after it was refused state funds to improve its playground.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 15 2017

Charges made in deadly Mount Zion Church bus crash

ATLANTA — The Mount Zion Baptist Church bus driver has been charged with vehicular homicide following the deadly crash last week outside of... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 8 2017

Huntsville student missions team involved in deadly bus accident near Atlanta

Update at noon June 9: ABC News is reporting that the crash happened when the driver attempted to change lanes and collided with another vehicle.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 23 2017

21-day fast leading to SBC annual meeting begins today

Editor’s Note — This article was reprinted from Baptist Press (, news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | May. 20 2017

Disaster relief teams assist in Missouri

Two Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams have been deployed in response to the flooding caused by what meterologists are calling “once-in-a-millenium”... [READ MORE]