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Top Stories | Nov. 21 2017

Messengers approve $37 million budget, vote to sell Auburn BCM property

For several years, the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) has been working its budget toward a 50–50 split of funds with the Southern... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 21 2017

Convention messengers hear details of ‘new relationship’ with Samford

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention (ABSC) annual meeting, held Nov. 14–15 in Huntsville,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 20 2017

FBC Guin couple spends years teaching their kids about lifestyle of missions

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Marguerite Butler remembers vividly April 3, 1974, the day a tornado swept through Guin and nearly wiped... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 19 2017

Nepal enacts law against religious conversion

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Converting to another religion is now a crime in Nepal, thanks to a bill signed into law Oct. 16 by President Bidhya Devi... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 19 2017

One child’s wish to Santa becomes annual ministry

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist It’s the question every mom wonders when her kid strides up to Santa with purpose, Carol Baker said.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 18 2017

UMC court upholds language on homosexuality

LOS ANGELES — The United Methodist Judicial Council, the denomination’s highest court, has refused to rule on two petitions attempting to... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 18 2017

Thweatt re-elected state convention president

All three officers of the Alabama Baptist State Convention were re-elected without opposition for a second one-year term. They are: president,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 18 2017

Broadway composer seeks ‘lights’ in entertainment

Amid entertainment industry scandals and a steady stream of profanity- and sex-laden content from Hollywood, Broadway composer Christopher Smith... [READ MORE]