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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.

Alabama Baptists called to prayer over concerns about controversial student group at Samford University

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) has authorized an ad hoc committee to work with Samford University in Birmingham regarding official recognition of a student organization called Samford Together (ST), according to SBOM chairman Morgan Bailey, pastor of Canaan … Continue reading

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Great Commission Globe ready for University of Mobile graduates

The University of Mobile (UM) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at 3 p.m. to celebrate a new focal point on campus and the centerpiece of a new graduation tradition. Read the full story here or by going to http://www.thealabamabaptist.orgContinue reading

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JD Greear headlining Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference in November

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Controversial student group at Samford one step closer to approval

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Another step has been taken in the process of approving a new student group at Samford University in Birmingham promoting discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity. The group, Samford Together (ST), was given provisional recognition in the … Continue reading

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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

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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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