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Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Donnie Brown is named director of the Wayland Mission Center. Truett Seminary offers MinistrySafe training event. DBU named a top school for preparation of elementary school teachers.

       
Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Wayland Baptist University hires executive director of integrated marketing. Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing event.

       
Around the State: TBM seeks volunteers for long-term recovery; HPU raises money for missions

Around the State: TBM seeks volunteers for long-term recovery; HPU raises money for missions

Texas Baptist Men’s long-term recovery program is seeking volunteers to repair flood-damaged homes in Texas and Louisiana. The annual Moustache Wheel of Doom event at Howard Payne University raised more than $9,000 for Go Now Missions, the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ student missions program.

       
Around the State: DBU honors Joel Allison; Slover to HighGround

Around the State: DBU honors Joel Allison; Slover to HighGround

Dallas Baptist University presented the 2016 Russell H. Perry Free Enterprise Award to Joel Allison, president and chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health. HighGround Advisors named David Slover senior vice president and chief strategy and business development officer.

       
Around the State: UMHB music students compete; TBM ministers along Rio Grande

Around the State: UMHB music students compete; TBM volunteers meet needs along Rio Grande

Nineteen music students from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor participated in the Texoma Region National Association of Teachers of Singing Conference. Texas Baptist Men volunteers worked in McAllen, helping the Rio Grande Valley Baptist Association minister to refugees from Latin America. 

       
Around the State: UMHB recognizes servant leaders; ETBU fills Christmas shoeboxes

Around the State: UMHB recognizes servant leaders; ETBU fills Christmas shoeboxes

Two seniors at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor receive awards for servant leadership. Student athletes at East Texas Baptist University fill shoeboxes with gifts for Operation Christmas Child.

       
Around the State: Deneen lectures at DBU; Skaggs new VP at UMHB

Around the State: Deneen lectures at DBU; Skaggs new VP at UMHB

Henry Deneen delivered the T.B. Maston Lectures at Dallas Baptist University. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor named Brandon Skaggs vice president for student life. Howard Payne University will hold its 33rd annual Community Thanksgiving Feast.

       
Around the State: HBU receives $5 million gift; ETBU cheer team visits kindergarten class

Around the State: HBU receives $5 million gift; ETBU cheer team visits kindergarten class

Houston Baptist University received a $5 million gift from Pinky Pampell of Houston to expand its online academic programs. East Texas Baptist University’s Tiger Pom and Tiger Cheer teams visited Cain Elementary School in Whitehouse to participate in the school’s “No Excuses Program” celebration.

       
Around the State: Worship Leadership Summit at DBU; Guatemala's first lady tours Buckner campuses

Around the State: Worship Leadership Summit at DBU; Guatemala's first lady tours Buckner campuses

Contemporary hymn writers and worship leaders Keith and Kristyn Getty participated in a Worship Leadership Summit at Dallas Baptist University. Patricia Morales, first lady of Guatemala, toured Buckner International facilities in Texas. Howard Payne University honored 10 individuals during homecoming.

       
Around the State: Luncheon focuses on persecution; DBU students study leadership in Boston

Around the State: Luncheon focuses on persecution; DBU students study in Boston

A luncheon sponsored by the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative during the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting focuses on persecutiion of believers. Dallas Baptist University students toured Boston-area historic sites during fall break.

       
Around the State: UMHB and ETBU students serve; Baylor awards alumni

Around the State: UMHB and ETBU students serve; Baylor awards alumni

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students work at Belton-area nonprofit agencies during a Reaching Out service event. East Texas Baptist University students spend fall break helping flood victims in Baton Rouge, La.

       
Around the State: Buckner sponsors family event at Dallas elementary school

Around the State: Buckner sponsors family event at Dallas elementary school

Buckner sponsors event for families at Dallas elementary school. Plainview church honors first responders. ETBU recognizes students for servant leadership. 

       
Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Texas Baptist schools recognized by U.S. News & World Report. American College of Surgeons honors medical missionary Rebekah Naylor. ETBU students gather for See You at the Pole.

       
Around the State: BCFS serves homeless vets; Tyler church collects for flood victims

Around the State: BCFS serves homeless vets; Tyler church collects for flood victims

Health care professionals used a mobile medical unit operated by BCFS Health and Human Services to serve homeless veterans. Southern Oaks Baptist Church in Tyler is collecting items to help families affected by flooding in Louisiana.

       
Around the State: Patriot Day in Pasadena; Baylor seeks input on presidential search

Around the State: Patriot Day in Pasadena; Baylor seeks input on presidential search

South Main Baptist Church in Pasadena observed Patriot Day Sept. 11 by honoring local first responders. Baylor University is seeking input regarding the characteristics the university’s next president should possess, as well as soliciting names of candidates for the position.

       
 
 
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