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State Baptist newspaper serving Baptists in Alabama, providing information, inspiration and interpretation as well as challenging readers to serve and find opportunities for ministry that further the kingdom of God.

Keeping children safe in digital world topic of March seminars in Birmingham

Read more about MySecureFamily taking place at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills, for the next three Sunday nights under the Events Promotion category at http://www.thealabamabaptist.org or click here: http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/keeping-children-safe-in-digital-world-topic-of-march-seminars-in-birmingham/

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FBC Orange Beach suffers second devastating loss

Read story under Latest News at http://www.thealabamabaptist.org or click here: http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/fbc-orange-beach-suffers-second-devastating-loss/

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IMB’s Platt apologizes to Southern Baptists

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AG Strange appointed to Sessions’ former senate seat

MONTGOMERY (Jennifer Davis Rash) — Alabama’s Jeff Sessions will be sworn in as U.S. Attorney General this morning (Feb. 9) and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange will step right into the Sessions’ vacant U.S. Senate seat. Gov. Robert Bentley announced his appointment … Continue reading

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FBC Orange Beach damaged by fire; pastor sees ‘opportunity for new day’

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (Grace Thornton) — Pastor John Price said he doesn’t know yet how the fire started in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, Orange Beach. And he doesn’t know why. But he does know he’s grateful for the … Continue reading

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Hayden residents vote ‘wet’ for 2017

BIRMINGHAM (Neisha Roberts) — The last time Hayden residents voted on the legalization of alcohol sales they voted to remain “dry” in 2015 with only five votes. But on Jan. 24, voters determined the city would become a “wet” city in … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptists at the ready to help fellow states following deadly weekend storm system

ADEL, Ga. (BP) — Southern Baptists throughout the Southeast have started responding to a deadly storm system that reportedly claimed the lives of at least 19 people from Georgia to Mississippi over a two-day period this past weekend. Severe weather, … Continue reading

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Samford’s Ministry Training Institute offers digital, social media course

Facebook, Twitter, website, blog—you’ve got them all covered, so your digital strategy is well in hand, right? Maybe and maybe not. Are you getting consistent new visitors to your homepage? Are your social media profiles consistent in voice and appearance? … Continue reading

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President Obama designates historic Alabama civil rights sites

WASHINGTON (RNS) — In one of his last official acts, President Barack Obama has designated Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, and other civil rights landmarks as the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument. The designation protects the historic A.G. Gaston Motel … Continue reading

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TAB launches new website

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — 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 is The Alabama Baptist’s new website is just that, said … Continue reading

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