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Top Stories | Jun. 22 2017

First African-American president elected at historic Pastors Conference

The 2017 Pastors Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention on June 11–12 was historic for a couple reasons. First was the fact that this... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 22 2017

WMU Missions Celebration recounts ‘defining moments’ that make eternal differences

Defining Moments,” those dramatic, life-changing experiences that make an eternal difference in the hearts and minds of the Christian believer,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 21 2017

Motions include study for merging IMB, NAMB

Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) meeting made 11 motions. The only one to receive approval at the annual meeting was the proposal... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 21 2017

Messengers approve $192 million SBC CP budget

Messengers meeting during the June 13–14 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Phoenix approved a 2017–2018 Cooperative Program... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 20 2017

Gaines re-elected, encourages consistent soul-winning

Steve Gaines was re-elected by acclamation to a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention during the June 13–14 annual meeting... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 20 2017

Rare, unedited press conference by Harmening family following loss moves public

By Margaret Colson Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When 17-year-old Sarah Harmening left home to go to Botswana on a missions trip, she didn’t... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 19 2017

SBC messengers denounce racism, white supremacy but confusion stirs concerns

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist As Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leaders headed to Phoenix for the annual meeting, they expected... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 19 2017

Generosity and giving for believers

Focus on becoming financially healthy so there is freedom to give By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist It’s a big topic, figuring out how... [READ MORE]