Baylor University must attain the standards Texas Baptists who love it expect of it. A national championship or even a single game is not worth a rape. Baylor—and its ideals—are far bigger than football.
When Mark Wingfield, associate pastor at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, wrote a blog titled “Seven Things I’m Learning About Transgender Persons,” he never expected it to draw so much attention. (KERA)
Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage reiterated Texas Baptists’ official continued opposition to same-sex marriage and transgenderism.
Multiple news outlets reported Baylor University’s board of regents fired Ken Starr as president, but school officials refused to comment on the matter. However, the board chair told a Waco TV station and newspaper Starr still was president as of May 24.
David Hardage, executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, used social media to issue a call to prayer “for healing, restoration, redemption and harmony” in the wake of incidents of sexual violence at Baylor University.
Veteran Dallas Baptist University vice president Adam Wright has been elected to succeed the university's longtime president, Gary Cook.
Congregational leaders can allow naysayers to hold a church hostage. Instead, they should empower members who say yes.
Even during my middle-age years, I love serving as a pastor. I have the privilege of walking alongside folks from the moment of birth to the moment of death and all seasons in-between. — Barry Howard
I have been guilty of being ungrateful for those who attend our church. ... I have been guilty of bemoaning culture without appreciating those who swim against it. The PTO helped me see the light.
Lanny and Carol Hall have spent 17 years serving Hardin-Simmons University in two terms as president and first lady. He will begin his second term as chancellor in June, as he moves out of his role as president. He also served as president of Wayland Baptist University and Howard Payne University.
Texas children do not receive equal opportunity. Poor children and children whose parents speak little or no English suffer from substandard education.
Recognizing blind spots as symptoms of deeper issues is a first step toward treating the underlying ailments that keep us from becoming all Christ intended us to be.
Instead of hoping the poor will recognize my help and be grateful, I can say of my gift: “Thank you. This is not out of the goodness of my heart but out of my need for forgiveness.”