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Dallas minister’s blog on transgender people attracts widespread attention

Dallas minister’s blog on transgender people attracts widespread attention

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)

       
BGCT leader underscores opposition to gay marriage and transgenderism

BGCT leader underscores opposition to gay marriage, transgenderism

Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage reiterated Texas Baptists’ official continued opposition to same-sex marriage and transgenderism.

       
Ken Starr reportedly fired as Baylor University president

Baylor refuses comment on Starr's reported firing as president

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.

       
BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

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.

       
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Adam Wright elected president of Dallas Baptist University

Veteran Dallas Baptist University vice president Adam Wright has been elected to succeed the university's longtime president, Gary Cook.

       
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Around the State: TBM completes Houston flood relief; Global Women honors Babs Baugh

Around the State, May 19 edition.

       

Obituary: Estelle Slater

Obituary for the May 18 issue: Estelle Slater

       
Lanny and Carol Hall

Halls leave legacy after 30 years in Baptist education

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.

       
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Heartache permeates commencement services for Clementa Pinckney

Civil rights martyrs pursued the path of resistance despite the possibility of injury or death. However, their children did not.

       
Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Clyde and Elaine Meador are known among IMB missionary teams for steady, unflappable leadership.

       
Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Rotary Clubs in northern Missouri donated a truckload of new shoes to Buckner International and its Shoes for Orphan Souls emphasis.

       
 
 

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