Lipper honors GuideStone again. The annual Lipper Fund Awards recognized GuideStone Financial Resources for outstanding fund performance, honoring the GuideStone extended-duration bond fund as the best fund over three years and the best fund over five years in the corporate Debt A-Rated Funds category. In each category, which ended Nov. 30, 2013, the extended-duration bond fund bested more than 50 eligible funds. It marks the third consecutive year the Lipper Fund Awards has recognized GuideStone. In 2012, the entire GuideStone funds family was ranked No. 1 out of 182 eligible fund families with up to $40 billion in assets and was honored with Lipper’s best overall small fund group in the United States over the three-year period ending Nov. 30, 2011. In 2013, the MyDestination 2025 Fund was ranked No. 1 out of 92 similar funds for its performance over the three-year period ending Nov. 30, 2012.
Tyler pastor chairs SBC resolutions committee. Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter named David Dykes, Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, as chair of the resolutions committee for the June 10-11 annual meeting in Baltimore. Proposed resolutions may be submitted as early as April 15 but no later than 15 days prior to the SBC annual meeting, giving the resolutions committee two weeks to consider submissions. For more information, click here.pastor of