The persistent plague of racism in the United States requires conscientious American Christians not just to be non-racist but to become anti-racist, cultural commentator Jemar Tisby told a Baylor University audience.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Daniel “Tiny” Dominguez understands the challenge of honoring tradition and embracing change.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Every Friday, Art and Susan Green serve dinner to international students from Hardin-Simmons University and Abilene Christian University, making them feel at home even when they are away from their families.
By Lucila Decia / Hardin-Simmons University
Observing the sabbath can be tough for ministers, but taking time away from the demands of ministry can help them maintain emotional, physical and spiritual health.
By Carolyn Tomlin
The State Preservation Board unanimously voted to remove a plaque from the Texas Capitol that extols the “heroic deeds” of the Confederate Army and denies the Civil War was fought to sustain slavery.
Shahid Shafi, a trauma surgeon who is Muslim, declared a win for religious freedom after fellow Republicans in Texas’ most conservative urban county voted 139-49 with 10 abstentions to retain him in a key leadership position.
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
Texas Baptist Men has named Dwain Carter as state disaster relief director for the missions organization.
By Rand Jenkins / Texas Baptist Men
A 65-member congregation in a town of 2,000 is committed to making a difference in the world. Members of Minnehulla Baptist Church in Goliad demonstrate a willingness to give themselves away to show God’s love locally and globally.
Suzii Paynter, who announced plans last July to retire as executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, has been named co-director of Pastors for Texas Children.
Baylor University recently completed Year One of a five-year project, funded by a $1.5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, designed to help churches explore how God calls Christians to lives of meaning and purpose.
“The Lord protected us,” the pastor of First Baptist Church in Vidor proclaimed after police arrested a masked gunman more than 250 miles away who cited the Southeast Texas church as his destination.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
When lawmakers convene in Austin Jan. 8 for the 86th Texas Legislature, they will elect a new Speaker of the House and face major challenges regarding public school financing.