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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]

Baptist News | Mar. 20 2019

SBC Executive Committee to vote on presidential nominee April 2

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) will hold a special called meeting in Dallas April 2 to vote on a presidential nominee,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 19 2019

Court upholds ministerial 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 does... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Mar. 14 2019

Vaughn Forest Church, new lead pastor decide not to move forward

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Pastor Rob Singleton said he enjoyed dreaming with leaders of Vaughn Forest Church, Montgomery, during... [READ MORE]