- September 10, 2008
- By Staff
Former Texas Partnerships leader goes to BWA. Don Sewell has been appointed consultant to Baptist World Alliance Secretary Neville Callam in the area of mission advancement. Alan Stanford, who directed mission advancement for BWA since 2006, has left BWA to return to the pastorate. Sewell is former liaison to Baptist groups for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, where one of his responsibilities was enlisting Texas Baptists for volunteer positions with BWA-related causes. Before he assumed the liaison post, he directed Texas Partnerships. Sewell is a member of the Baptist World Aid committee.
Morris Foundation fulfills $1 million matching pledge to HBU. Stewart and Joella Morris presented a $1 million check from the Morris Foundation to Houston Baptist University at a recent trustee board meeting. Last winter, Morris challenged the trustees and other HBU supporters to make a financial commitment to the university, pledging to match all contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $1 million, with all funds used to meet general operating expenses.