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Women leading – Francis Hamilton

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The Alabama Baptist: Reflecting on its Ministry

Join us at a symposium celebrating the history of The Alabama Baptist and its impact. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the speakers beginning at 10:00 a.m. Topics include: Journalism Standards through the Years By Troy University Assistant Professor Steve Stewart … Continue reading

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“All men are created equal”

 

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Commemorate this Alabama Baptist milestone with your very own copy of our anniversary book

  There’s still time to purchase your copy of “The Alabama Baptist: Celebrating 175 Years of Informing, Inspiring and Connecting Baptists.” Visit here for hardcover and here for paperback.

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Alabama Baptists leading across the country

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A day of prayer, worship and celebration

   

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Theological division between the east and west

  According to the June 22, 1845, issue of The Alabama Baptist: Readers began arguing over the $250 contribution to convention causes required in the new Southern Baptist Convention constitution. One writer scored the “extravagant estimate put upon the privilege … Continue reading

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Basil Manly and the founding of the Southern Baptist Convention

  According to the March 22, 1845, issue of The Alabama Baptist: A resolution by the Virginia Board of Foreign Missions was printed calling for Baptists of the South to meet in Augusta, Georgia, to confer about the best way … Continue reading

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Thank you!

We want to take a moment and say thank you to everyone who came to Marion to celebrate our 175th birthday with us! The day was a huge success and it couldn’t have happened without the support of our readers. … Continue reading

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Who is Editor Bobby S. Terry?

Bobby S. “Bob” Terry was born in Decatur, Alabama, to Leldon and Opal (Hill) Terry, both of Lawrence County, Alabama. In the early 1950s, the family migrated from a family cotton farm to the factories of Michigan. There, Terry made … Continue reading

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