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Rolling the Dice

Now it's up to the people to defeat the lottery," said Joe Bob Mizzell, Christian ethics director for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, of an Oct. 12 referendum on lottery gambling in the state. The four-part enabling legislation for a state-sponsored lottery, which was passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Don […]

Fugitive’s 10-state trail includes encounter with Baptist pastor

GROVE HILL, Ala. (BP)–An agent with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is warning churches to be wary of a dangerous fugitive whose history allegedly includes kidnapping, rape and robbery. Louis Fawcett, an agent for the TDCJ, has been tracking Preston Carl Cronn since March 16 on a trail through 10 states — including […]

16-year-old’s prayer answered at outset of Crossover outreach

CENTER POINT, Ala. (BP)–Sixteen-year-old Jonothan Smith admits he was “really nervous” when he knocked on the first door. Smith had traveled to Atlanta with 35 other youth choir members from First Baptist Church, Center Point, Ala., to participate in Crossover Metro Atlanta, an evangelistic sweep of the host city for this year’s Southern Baptist Convention. […]

Ala. lottery referendum Oct. 12 spurs Baptists, others to action

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP)–“Now it’s up to the people to defeat the lottery,” said Joe Bob Mizzell, Christian ethics director for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, of an Oct. 12 referendum on lottery gambling in the state. The four-part enabling legislation for a state-sponsored lottery, which was passed by the legislature and signed by […]

State corrections leader trusts God in tackling ‘awesome responsibili

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP)–The call came over a car phone Jan. 15, 1998. When Mike Haley answered and was instructed by the voice on the other end to “please hold for the governor,” he couldn’t have imagined the opportunity he was about to receive in making a difference in the lives of a large portion of […]

His on-line ministry touches lives across U.S. to India & Australia

PELHAM, Ala. (BP)–The question loomed on the computer screen like a plump, juicy tomato hanging on the vine, waiting to be picked and subsequently devoured by a hungry onlooker: “Can a homosexual be a Christian?” That anonymous inquiry, posted in a Christian chat room, was recently discovered by Bob Cleveland while browsing the Internet. “I’m […]

Pastor’s prayer for co-worker answered as church builds race relation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP)–In the early 1980s, Valley Park Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., could have joined the “white-flight” epidemic. But this trend — in which the majority of white residents, and sometimes even entire churches, move out of an area that is becoming predominantly black — was not something Valley Park members wanted to do. […]

48-hour ‘Urban Plunge’ pushes students ‘to look need in t

MOBILE, Ala. (BP)–According to Webster, plunge means: “To thrust or cast oneself quickly and forcibly into something.” That’s a fitting description for what a group of University of Mobile students experienced as they took part in UM’s first-ever “Urban Plunge.” Taking the plunge were almost 70 collegians and leaders who traveled to five cities in […]

Man with unique name, passion for discipleship joins college staff

MOBILE, Ala. (BP)–When a college seeks our that perfect person to head its Baptist Campus Ministries, direct its Fellowship of Christian Athletes and lead its chapel programs, who better to take responsibility than a man named Moses? The University of Mobile, however, not only recruited a Moses but also a Caesar — Moses Caesar, that […]

He’s helping fellow seniors learn ‘All About Heaven’

BAILEY, Miss. (BP)–For a retired Baptist pastor who’s spreading a little bit of heaven around nursing homes, it’s “the most important thing I’ve ever done.” Carless Evans, who has ministered to churches in his home state of Mississippi and in Alabama for 50 years, now is sharing with nursing home residents that “the Lord still […]