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Baptist News | April 9, 2021

Arkansas bans gender transition procedures for minors

On Tuesday, April 6, Arkansas became the first U.S. state to prohibit doctors from providing gender transition procedures for children. The legislation,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 9, 2021

Two worlds, one Savior shown with Georgia church’s new pastor

By Scott Barkley Baptist Press Winford Smith remembers when, as chairman of the pastor search team for First Baptist Church, Stockbridge, Georgia,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 9, 2021

Algerian pastor, coworker convicted for ‘undermining’ faith of Muslim

ORAN, Algeria — A pastor and Christian coworker were convicted in absentia, fined and sentenced to imprisonment by an Algerian court for “undermining... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 9, 2021

SBOM adds staff to boost disciple-making ministry

Daniel Edmonds said for his team — as with most people — the COVID-19 pandemic caused them to rethink everything. Edmonds, who serves as... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 8, 2021

How do you handle conflict in the church?

By Johanna Willett Portraits When COVID-19 canceled all things 2020, Keith Durham knew church revitalization could not be one of those things.... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 8, 2021

FBC Center Point gifts charter, establishes endowment

In our March 18 issue, we shared the story of First Baptist Church, Center Point, preparing to turn over its facilities to Greater Grace Missionary... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 8, 2021

Prison Fellowship set to expand ministries

Prison Fellowship announced March 31 that the ministry is in the planning stages to start Alabama’s first Tier 2 Prison Fellowship Academy... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Gordo, celebrates Hershel Owen and Donald Latham

PICKENS ASSOCIATION Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Gordo, has named Hershel Owen (center) as pastor emeritus and Donald Latham (second from left)... [READ MORE]