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Alabama News | Feb. 23 2021

Stephen Ministers struggle to help during COVID-19 pandemic

When a ministry is called to be near people who are struggling or in pain, it can be more difficult during a pandemic. “We are truly just someone... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Feb. 21 2021

Florida pastor views COVID-19 vaccine line as a missions field

By Ashley Russell Florida Baptist Witness Pastor Shelly Chandler was on his way to Walmart to pick up groceries Jan. 5, when he came upon a line... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Feb. 8 2021

More Americans report COVID-19 strengthened faith, compared to citizens of other economically developed countries

Close to 30% of American adults state that the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened their personal faith as well as the overall religious faith... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Feb. 7 2021

Hawaii Convention churches show ‘tremendous faith’ amid devastation of COVID-19 shutdown

By Scott Barkley Baptist Press The front desk workers and bellboys. Food service. Concierge. Restaurant staff. Custodians. Maintenance workers... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2021

Dayspring Baptist, Mobile, partners with local health officials for COVID-19 vaccination clinics

COVID-19 vaccinations are being administered throughout Alabama, and some churches have been asked to help. “It was really a kind of easy way... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2021

Ministers eligible for COVID-19 vaccination beginning Feb. 8 under ADPH plan

Ministers and clergy members in Alabama will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 8. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 3 2021

Mount Moriah pastor Mickey Jones dies of COVID-19 complications

Mickey Jones — pastor of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Pell City, since 2014 — died Jan. 29 from complications of COVID-19. He was 62. Jones... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 28 2021

Pastors express ‘decision fatigue’, ‘ministerial frustration’ as COVID-19 pandemic lingers

For the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Rock Hill Baptist Church in rural west Tennessee was resuming onsite worship. Then, Pastor... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 16 2021

Pensacola church offers hope through COVID-19 vaccines

By Barbara Denman Florida Baptist Witness Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida, has become the site of life-sustaining hope for thousands... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 14 2021

Viral spread of persecution: Extremists use COVID-19 to perpetrate persecution

Across the globe, extremists have used COVID-19 to expand their atrocities against Christians and other religious minorities, according to Open... [READ MORE]