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Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Michael Adler honored for 20 years as worship pastor at Shades Mountain Baptist Church

BIRMINGHAM METRO ASSOCIATION Years ago, when Michael Adler went to lead music ministry at a church in San Antonio, he followed a minister who... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Brian Smith is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Opp

COVINGTON ASSOCIATION Brian Smith is the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Opp. He previously served as associate pastor of administration... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast

Florida Coming to Christ was difficult for Jamaica-native Michael Chin Quee — not because he lacked the desire but because no one shared the... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Alabama Baptists provide recovery assistance following March 25 tornadoes

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief responded quickly following the March 25 tornado outbreak that left five dead and carved a path of destruction... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Sheila Smith — wife of Scott Smith, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Oxford — dies March 29

Sheila Smith — wife of Scott Smith, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Oxford — died March 29 of COVID-19 complications. She was 62. She worked... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 7, 2021

Churches can raise awareness of post-incarceration issues, help people unlock a better future

Alabama has an incarceration crisis. In 2018, 946 out of every 100,000 residents were incarcerated, placing the state in the top five within... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 6, 2021

Irena O’Neal, longtime pastor’s wife, dies at age 83

Elsie “Irena” O’Neal — wife of Ernest O’Neal, pastor emeritus of Memphis Baptist Church, Dothan — died March 30. She was 83. A Mississippi... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | April 6, 2021

Christian colleges face difficulties

In the past five years, some 65 public and private nonprofit colleges have closed, merged with other schools or announced plans to close in the... [READ MORE]