Around the State: Marshall at Matson Lectures

Molly Marshall, president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver the T.B. Maston Lectures in Christian ethics at HSU.

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Molly Marshall, president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Kan., will deliver the T.B. Maston Lectures in Christian ethics at Hardin-Simmons University April 8-9. Monday’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in the Logsdon Chapel. Tuesday’s lecture will be at 9:30 a.m. in Behrens Auditorium. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

Dallas Baptist University will hold the 25th annual Norvell Slater Senior Adult Hymn Sing April 19. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel. A pre-hymn sing concert will begin at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (214) 333-6824.

Don Blackley is the recipient of the Oklahoma Baptist University alumni association’s Profile in Excellence Award. The 1963 OBU graduate has been a minister of music since 1966. He also is director of the Singing Men of North Central Texas.

Terri Hipps has been named executive director of Baptist Child & Family Services’ newly created community services division. The division combines the agency’s former teen and youth services division and community-based services division.

Deemie Naugle has been named adviser of the year at Dallas Baptist University. Naugle is associate provost and associate professor of professional studies. She has been a member of the faculty and staff 30 years. She is a member of Connect Church in Arlington.

Payton Beggs, a sophomore at East Texas Baptist University, won the novice division championship at a debate competition held at Stephen F. Austin University. She won 10 of 11 rounds.


Forrest Smith, fifth, as pastor of First Baptist Church in Ingleside, April 1.

Jeff Brewer, fifth, as pastor of First Baptist Church in Pawnee, April 6.

Tria Heaton, fifth, as minister to preschool and children at Parkside Baptist Church in Denison, April 13.

Bobby Hawkins, 15th, as pastor of Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Tioga, April 26.

Lowell Howard, fifth, as pastor of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church in Bells, April 27.


Mercy’s Well will present a concert at First Baptist Church in Granbury April 11 at 6:30 p.m. An offering will be taken.

First Baptist Church in Bryan will hold a Bible conference April 21-24. Levi Price will lead the Bible study that begins at 6 p.m. Sunday. Hope’s Creek will lead the music for the Sunday night service. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. the following three days with Bible study beginning at 12:10 p.m. David Kipp will lead the music for the afternoon sessions. To make lunch reservations, call (979) 776-1400.

A free job search workshop will be held April 27 at The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson. The all-day workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. A free lunch and materials are provided. Skills taught include finding your job focus, resume critique and development, effective networking skills, creating a 30-second elevator presentation, interviewing techniques and developing a two-minute verbal resume. Doors will open at 7:45 a.m. Preregistration is required. Register here. For more information, call (972) 238-7243.


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