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ETBU haircuts for cancer

ETBU expresses Shear Love to individuals fighting cancer

Hair fell to the floor and contributions reached $5,500 as 19 students at East Texas Baptist University—and the school’s president and Baptist Student Ministry director—received extreme haircuts during the Shear Love initiative to support two people battling cancer.

Obituaries: Cunningham, McGee, Solomon

Deaths: Longtime Baptist Standard employee Wade Cunningham, 94, April 19 in Duncanville; Baylor ethics professor Dan McGee, 80, April 19 in Waco; and Emmett Solomon Jr., prison chaplain and founder of the Restorative Justice Ministries Network, 78, April 22 in Huntsville.

One in five Texans still food-insecure

One in five Texans still food-insecure

Despite some signs of economic recovery, about one in five Texans in 2012 had limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy lifestyle, new research revealed.

Christianity in China

Christianity, culture must co-exist in China, scholar insists

As Christianity continues to grow dramatically in China, the nation’s culture and the Christian culture must co-exist, educator Jing Cathy Zhang told a Baylor University audience.

Texas Tidbits

Texas Tidbits: Golf classic raises funds for disaster relief

The first-ever Texas Baptist Golf Classic at the Dallas Athletic Club raised $25,000 for the Baptist General Convention of Texas disaster recovery program. 

Obituary: Norris Cash

Norris Cash, 85, April 5 at Holly Lake Ranch. He served as director of missions for Dogwood Trails Baptist Area and Grayson Baptist Association.

UMHB Easter pageant

UMHB Easter pageant served as ministry to cast

As the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor planned its 75th annual Easter pageant during Holy Week, this year’s director wanted to make preparation as important for the students involved as the presentation would be for 5,000 spectators.

WMU annual meeting

WMU reflects on defining moments at annual meeting

In life’s defining moments, God demonstrates loving faithfulness to those who surrender to his leadership, speakers stressed at the Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas annual meeting.

 Love for Myanmar

Georgetown church demonstrates Love for Myanmar

Love for Myanmar, birthed out of Crestview Baptist Church in Georgetown, has developed into a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that provides aid, support and programs to the people of Myanmar.

ETBU day of community service

Day of community service shows ‘ETBU Cares’

East Texas Baptist University volunteers spent a recent Saturday working in service projects throughout Harrison County to demonstrate “ETBU Cares.”

TBM ‘mule team’

TBM ‘mule team’ may serve future disasters

A new Texas Baptist Men disaster relief specialty team will enable trained disaster relief volunteers who own and operate all-terrain vehicles or four-wheel utility vehicles to use them in disaster areas.

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