Brad Lomenick, executive director of Catalyst Conference and author The Catalyst Leader, will be the featured speaker at “Engage at ETBU: Leading the Church in the 21st Century,” 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 18, on the East Texas Baptist University campus in Marshall. Cost is $40, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register online, click here, or contact Scott Bryant, ETBU chaplain and vice president for spiritual development, at (903) 923-2178.
Baylor University regents selected eight individuals and two couples as the recipients of accolades awarded during a dinner held as a part of homecoming actitivities. The Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award honorees are: Godfrey Sullivan, president and CEO of Splunk Inc., alumnus of the year;Michele Perry, CEO and executive coach, Edge Creative Consulting, young alumna of the year; Bill Glass, minister, founder and CEO, Champions for Life, Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service; Thomas Phillips, former Texas Supreme Court chief justice, Pro Texana Medal of Service; Vinnie Johnson, The Piston Group, Business Leadership Medal of Service; Maj. Gen. (Ret) David Rubenstein, former Deputy Surgeon General of the Army, clinical associate professor of health administration at Texas State University, Contributions to the Professions-Healthcare Medal of Service; Bob Simpson, founder of XTO Energy, co-chairman of Rangers Baseball Express and a majority owner of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, Baylor Legacy Award; Jim and Julie Turner, principal of JLT Beverages, Baylor Legacy Award; Harold and Ann Cunningham, retired from Arthur Andersen, former Baylor vice president for finance and administration/chief financial officer and vice president for special projects, Baylor Founders Medal; Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins quarterback, Distinguished Achievement Award.