The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson served 294 low-income families at its 13th annual Three Trees event. EthicsDaily.com named Charles Foster Johnson, founding executive director of Pastors for Texas Children, as 2018 Baptist of the Year.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Nativity sets from around the world are on display at Howard Payne University’s Walker Memorial Library. Houston Baptist University received a $20 million donation from Jim and Sherry Smith—the largest gift in the school’s history.
Students in Baylor University’s Philanthropy and the Public Good class presented $62,500 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations. Howard Payne University named Abi Brown as the first recipient of the Jack White Character Scholarship.
Students at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor organized a Putt for a Purpose event to raise awareness and donations for the local Food for Families drive. Raymond Harris received the Russell H. Perry Free Enterprise Award from Dallas Baptist University.
News from ETBU, UMHB, Baylor and WMU in this week’s Around the State.
East Texas Baptist University, in cooperation with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, recently hosted the third annual Worship Summit. The Hendrick Medical Center board of trustees named Brad Holland as the next president and chief executive officer of Hendrick Health System.
Kinesiology students from East Texas Baptist University staffed a field day for Washington Early Childhood Center in Marshall. The South Texas School of Christian Studies is now Stark College and Seminary. The Texas Baptist Missions Foundation Council approved 31 grants totaling $502,550.
Texas Baptist Men disaster relief crews continue to work in the Kingsland and Marble Falls areas after homes in the Highland Lakes region flooded. The Wayland Baptist University chapter of Enactus worked with the university’s faculty and staff to donate 42 Bibles to the Crisis Center of the Plains.
Read this week’s news from around the state.
Learning and Leading classes at East Texas Baptist University staffed fall festivals for four Marshall schools. Levi W. Price received the award as the outstanding interim pastor of the year.
In this week’s Around the State: News from Baylor, DBU, Buckner, HBU, and ETBU; Carolyn Porterfield to retire from WMU of Texas after 24 years.
News from Buckner, Baylor, DBU, and HBU, plus anniversaries in this week’s Around the State.