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Latest News | Apr. 18 2019

Former imam beaten after following Christ

Sheikh Hassan Podo, a 28-year-old imam in eastern Uganda who converted to Christianity, was interrogated and then beaten by family members after... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 17 2019

ERLC, other advocates speak at UN to defend religious liberty worldwide

The Southern Baptist Convention’s religious freedom entity and other advocacy organizations expressed concern to the United Nations regarding... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 16 2019

State Board recognized by Prattville-area cleanup organization, being good neighbor

On Jan. 15, 2018, the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) officially opened its doors at 1404 Fairview Avenue in Prattville after... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 12 2019

IMB communications director Alford decides ‘he’s not the right fit’ for role

After two months on the job in the newly created role of vice president for communications at the International Mission Board (IMB), Roger Alford... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 11 2019

Born-alive protections stifled in Congress

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have initiated another effort to gain a floor vote on legislation to require health care for... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 11 2019

Southwestern Seminary removes stained glass windows depicting Patterson, other SBC leaders

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist The stained glass windows in the MacGorman Chapel of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 9 2019

US Department of Justice gives Alabama 49 days to fix “broken” and “inhumane” state prisons

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Alabama’s state prison system – considered the nation’s deadliest – is “broken”... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 5 2019

Doug Sweeney named new dean of Samford’s Beeson Divinity School

Douglas A. Sweeney has been named the new dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham effective July 1.  Sweeney is only... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 4 2019

Proposed bill would expand Stand Your Ground law to Ala. churches

A bill that would add churches to Alabama’s 2006 Stand Your Ground law has been reintroduced into the Alabama Legislature. The Stand Your Ground... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Apr. 3 2019

The Alabama Baptist podcast, radio show expand our reach

The opportunity to expand the content of The Alabama Baptist to the airwaves through a radio show and podcast has broadened our reach to new... [READ MORE]