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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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Biblical message found amid Gatlinburg fires spreading rapidly

By Jeremy Henderson Special to The Alabama Baptist Had it just been any page from the Bible — something from Leviticus or Proverbs or something — sure, he probably still would have put it on Facebook. It would have been … Continue reading

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Decatur church suffers serious damage in fire

DECATUR (TAB) — Smoke from the fire that consumed part of a church in Morgan Baptist Association could be seen for miles before it was put out Nov. 30. Light of Life Church, Decatur, lost its kitchen and classrooms in the … Continue reading

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Remlap’s Valley Grove BC damaged by fire

REMLAP, Ala. (TAB) — After hours of work, firefighters have put out the fire at Valley Grove Baptist Church, Remlap. Crews were called around 5 a.m. to the blaze, which seems to have begun in the 111-year-old sanctuary. Pastor Jeff Logan … Continue reading

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Fire consumes Clayridge Baptist but congregation, community rally together to help in cleanup

CLAY, Ala. (TAB) — In the early morning hours of July 5, Clayridge Baptist Church, Clay, was set ablaze by what was thought to have been caused by an electrical issue. Pastor Ron Hudgens said the building sustained heavy smoke damage … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Adger’s Dogwood Grove Baptist engulfed in flames

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Dogwood Grove Baptist Church, Adger, caught on fire around 3 a.m. Nov. 7, according to myfoxal.com. By the time the Adger Fire Department was alerted of a possible woods fire, according to neighbors, the church building was fully … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Fire consumes Saraland’s Celeste Road Baptist

SARALAND (TAB) — A fire consumed the building of Celeste Road Baptist Church, Saraland, before the Sunday evening service Oct. 20. Pastor Eddie Holmes got a call at 4 p.m. that the church was on fire, and he rushed over expecting minor … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Lightning may be cause of church fire

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Unity Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, was struck by lightning late Aug. 12 and caught on fire, abc3340.com reported. Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Quinton Brown believes the lightning started the fire that eventually spread to the roof and steeple, … Continue reading

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Loss of 19 firemen in Arizona prompts chaplains’ deployment

YARNELL, Ariz. (BP) — After an out-of-control, lightning-induced fire in Yarnell, Ariz., killed 19 firefighters June 30, Southern Baptists are mobilizing disaster relief chaplains to walk alongside grieving families to offer spiritual support. As of July 1, Arizona Southern Baptists had … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Colorado wildfires update from Evangelical Press Association

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (EPA) — As wildfires rage through Colorado, many Evangelical Press Associations (EPA) member organizations and staff members have been touched by this tragedy. Many EPA publications are based in Colorado Springs, and of course this year’s annual … Continue reading

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