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Sean of the South: O, brother

Dan Lovette became an usher at the Baptist church on Easter Sunday, March 26th, 1961. He stood at the door shaking hands, passing out bulletins. Nobody knew Dan.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: The historical precedence of guns in the church

The practice of carrying firearms to church goes back to the days of the Pilgrims, who thought it necessary to keep and bear arms to ensure their safety before, during, and after church services.

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Dear Ashley: Who raises our children: church or parents?

When are we going to realize that it is not the duty of the church to raise our children?

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Laura Clark: A shield for the church against a hostile world

The church has always been controversial in the world. If it isn’t, it ceases to be the Bride of Christ. And in this increasingly litigious and tolerance- or acceptance-happy society, the church is in a battle.

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Sean of the South: Fifth Sunday

For the unbaptized, Fifth Sunday Sings were started in the pioneer days. Back then, rural Americans couldn’t make it to church every Sunday.

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Ashley Carter: ‘Another sacred Sunday in the South’

From the church service to the traditional Sunday dinner, there’s a sense of family, community, and tradition that permeates the day.

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Former Coffee County church secretary to spend a year-and-a-half in prison for stealing money

A 59-year-old woman was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after stealing $89,440 from Brooklyn Congregational Methodist Church in Coffee County.

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10 historic churches in Alabama from each denomination

According to a 2016 study by the Pew Research Center, Alabama is tied with Mississippi for the most religious state in the country. The most popular religion by far in Alabama is Christianity, particularly Evangelical Protestantism. Alabama is also home to a handful of other Christian denominations, including Catholics, Mainline Protestants and even Eastern Orthodox Christians. It's no surprise that churches play a big role in our history, culture and way of life. Here are 10 historic churches from each major denomination:

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“This ain’t no way to go”: gasoline stolen out of church van, pastor responds

“They lost, and we did too,” said Cephus Prophitt, senior pastor at Church of God of Prophecy in Pinson.

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‘Trying days’: Sanctuary steps at FBC Montgomery damaged

From The Alabama Baptist Still cleaning up from a Sept. 30 arson attack, First Baptist Church Montgomery experienced another destructive...