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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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Alabama Baptist church damaged in tonight’s storms

BESSEMER (TAB) — Grace Life Baptist Church, Bessemer, has suffered tornado damage following the storms that moved through west and central Alabama during the early evening hours. There were no injuries but the church has suffered roof damage and the steeple … Continue reading

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DR efforts underway in Dothan

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) efforts in the Dothan area are underway after a heavy storm last night and assessments are being conducted, according to Mel Johnson, DR strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. … Continue reading

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DR teams mobilize in wake of Pickens Co. tornado

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Disaster Relief (DR) teams from several associations converged on Pickens County on Feb. 3 not 24 hours after a large tornado tore through Aliceville, leaving massive devastation in its wake. Six Alabama Baptist DR teams from Pickens, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams respond across state

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams were dispatched across the state April 28 after several strong storms and tornadoes left damage in their wake. According to news sources, a large tornado touched down near UAB Medical West in … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assesses storm damage, deploys chain saw unit

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — An early morning storm system April 7 brought with it heavy rainfall, flash flooding and tornado watches, some of which remained in the southeastern parts of the state at press time. Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief was quick … Continue reading

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Canoe Baptist near Atmore endures storm damage

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Straight-line winds, some as fast as 110 mph according to the National Weather Service, cut through areas of Alabama on March 16. Canoe Baptist Church, near Atmore, endured damage from the storm as well as numerous businesses in … Continue reading

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Churches open their doors for those stranded in winter storm

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — With the temperature dipping to a bitter 19 degrees mid-day Jan. 28, several Alabama Baptist churches opened their doors to those who need shelter and have been stranded on the dangerous roads. The following churches are open as … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Damage in Mobile County; tornado watches continue

MOBILE (TAB) — Thomas Wright, director of missions for Mobile Baptist Association, reports no church damage after tornado/storms passed through early Dec. 20. Ten houses are completely destroyed and the Mobile Association Disaster Relief command center was “activated early this … Continue reading

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Alabama DR teams on the road to New Orleans area

Three Alabama Baptist disaster relief cleanup and recovery teams left around 7 a.m. for the New Orleans area. The teams are headed to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to help with cleanup on campus. A heavy equipment team left from … Continue reading

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