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Gambling | Oct. 6 2016

Illegal gambling allowed to operate in Alabama

By Maggie Walsh The Alabama Baptist Electronic bingo machines were ruled “illegal” under state law by the Alabama Supreme Court in March.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 29 2016

State of the Church 2016 report tracks change in American believers

Although 73 percent of Americans self-identify as Christian, a much smaller number actually practice their faith. That is one insight found in... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 22 2016

‘The Insanity of God’ docudrama scores at box office

NASHVILLE — Ticket sales for an encore showing of “The Insanity of God” in theaters Sept. 13 pushed box office receipts to $1.1 million.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Sep. 15 2016

The Alabama Baptist preparing to launch new website, expand reader engagement

You want to read what you want to read. And you want it to be easy to use, easy on the eyes and simple to interact with. Right? The good news... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Sep. 15 2016

#WhyBible campaign targets millennials

Countless social media posts showcase the conversation taking place around Wycliffe Bible Translators’ new #WhyBible campaign. Value in reading... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 30 2016

SBOM’s Wakefield takes helm of state’s Disaster Relief

Mark Wakefield has taken on the role of disaster relief and chaplaincy ministry strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM),... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Aug. 25 2016

Former pastor creates faith film on MMA backdrop

You don’t often hear of mixed martial arts (MMA) being a backdrop for a faith story, but that’s exactly the construction of “The Fight... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Annual Equip conference encourages, trains missions leaders at Shocco Springs

Friends of Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) gathered July 22–23 at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega to celebrate... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Excitement builds for new missions offering

For some Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) leaders in the state, the upcoming Myers-Mallory State Missions Offering (see story, this page)... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Women you should know from Alabama WMU history

Jessie Davis Stakely During her term as president (1908–1920), Stakely challenged Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) members... [READ MORE]