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Baylor vigil

Baylor students plan prayer vigil for victims of sexual violence

Baylor University students—in response to a rapidly unfolding series of reports about sexual violence on campus—planned a candlelight prayer vigil Feb. 8.

       
BUA to relocate this summer

BUA to relocate this summer, consolidate in one office building

Baptist University of the Américas will relocate this summer, consolidating its operations into an office building near its Southside San Antonio campus, with more square footage than the current eight structures.

       
Youth emerges from foster care to build life, help others

Youth emerges from foster care to build life, help others

Courtney Greer lived in 27 foster homes between the ages of 11 and 18, and today is grateful for the experience. Now Greer, a Buckner After Care client,is passing it on to her own daughter and to other children living in foster care. From BNG

       

CBF to vote on new plan for funding global missions

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly will vote on a proposal to support the long-term presence of field personnel through its annual offering for global missions. From BNG

       
European Parliament identifies ISIS killing as genocide

European Parliament calls ISIS killing 'genocide'

The European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning the killing of minority Christians and Yazidis by the self-described Islamic State as “genocide.” And a Baptist human rights advocate hopes the United States will follow suit.

       

Obituary: William Davenport

 William Davenport, 86, died in Karnes City after long career as Baptist pastor.

       
LifeWay trustees approve land purchase and building new headquarters

LifeWay trustees approve land purchase and building for headquarters

Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a building in downtown Nashville for its corporate headquarters.

       
Around the State: Benefit concert for disaster relief

Around the State: Benefit concert for disaster relief

"Hearts for North Texas" concert benefits Texas Baptist Men and United Methodist Committee on Relief. Will Willimon to lecture at Hardin-Simmons University. U.S. Ambassador speaks at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

       
Buckner Family Pathways receives grant to help moms

Buckner Family Pathways receives grant to help moms

The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation awarded a $15,000 Texas Fund Grant to the Buckner Family Pathways program in Lubbock for its work helping single-parent families.

       
Politics divides American views of Muslims and Islam

Politics divides American views of Muslims, Islam and extremists

Republicans and Democrats divide sharply over views on Islam, Muslims and how a U.S. president should label violent extremists.

       
Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

An old gospel hymn says God’s eye is on the sparrow, but what about panthers and broncos? A LifeWay Research poll found most Americans skeptical about divine intervention on the football field.

       
 
 
 
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