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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.

Jeremy Everett

Jeremy Everett named to National Commission on Hunger

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, appointed Jeremy Everett, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative, to the National Commission on Hunger.

Texas Tidbits

Texas Tidbits: Book surveys DBU architecture

Blair Blackburn, executive vice president at Dallas Baptist University, recently wrote A City on a Hill: Dallas Baptist University An Architectural History

Obituary: Mark Patton

Howard Payne University professor Mark Patton, 59, died April 6 in Brownwood.

Fort Hood memorial service

Baptist chaplain opens Fort Hood memorial service

Southern Baptist Chaplain Matthew M. Goff opened a Fort Hood memorial service honoring soldiers slain and wounded in a shooting spree by asking God to “walk with us to the valley of our grief.”

Joel Gregory

Preachers should learn from their global peers, Gregory says

North American preachers could learn much from their peers in the Global South, professor and pulpiteer Joel Gregory said.

Hale Center women's luncheon

Annual luncheon a big draw for women at Hale Center

At First Baptist Church in Hale Center, attendance at the annual “ladies’ luncheon” rivals the size of the crowd that gathers most Sunday mornings.

First Baptist Church of Covington

Rural church's 'crazy' revitalization began with high hopes

After First Baptist Church of Covington moved into a new, larger building, the congregation generated growth by going regional and baptizing 25 youth in the area, according to Pastor Eric Black.

Fort Hood shooting

Fort Hood shooting reopens wounds for Killeen residents

As ministry leaders at First Baptist Church in Killeen prepared for weekly Wednesday evening activities, they heard an all-too-familiar report—a shooter had opened fire on soldiers at Fort Hood.

Secularization

Secularization linked to sexual revolution, Mary Eberstadt says

Weakened families that followed the advent of the birth-control pill and the sexual revolution have fueled increased secularization, conservative cultural analyst Mary Eberstadt told a crowd at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

Single Adult Rally

Expectations + reality = frustration, Dave Edwards says

Even people with great faith journey through valleys of frustration, communicator Dave Edwards told participants at a Texas Baptist Single Adult Rally.

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