A former church planter alleged in 2006 to be involved in Baptist General Convention of Texas financial improprieties has filed a defamation lawsuit against the BGCT, the Baptist Standard and several other Texas Baptist entities and individuals.
08/26/2008 - By Vicki Brown, Associated Baptist Press
Dave Atwood to Tanglewood Church in Lexington as pastor.
08/26/2008 - By Staff
Texas Baptists represent the nation’s best hope for maintaining the distinctive blend of beliefs and practices that have characterized Baptists historically, a pastor from the Rio Grande Valley told the Texas Baptists Committed annual convocation.
08/25/2008 - By Ken Camp, Managing Editor
After years of planning and preparation, Wayland Baptist University has kicked off its celebration of the century.
08/21/2008 - By Staff
David Garland, dean of Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, has been appointed interim president of the university.
08/20/2008 - By Marv Knox
Javier Elizondo has been named executive vice president and provost of Baptist University of the Americas, and Craig Bird has been named vice president for university relations.
08/20/2008 - By Staff
Volunteers from Trinity Baptist Church in Kerrville worked with Children’s Emergency Relief International to provide relief for families displaced by flooding in Moldova.
08/20/2008 - By Haley Smith, Baptist Child & Family Services
Ophelia Humphrey, president of Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas from 1964 until 1968, died Aug. 16 at age 85.
08/20/2008 - By George Henson, Staff Writer
In spite of staff cutbacks, the Baptist General Convention of Texas continues to offer counseling and psychological services to ministers and their families through a network of counselors across the state.
08/14/2008 - By John Hall, Texas Baptist Communications
Baptist Child & Family Services and Texas Baptist Men were set up for mass feedings after Hurricane Dolly. But they were also quick to meet small, personal needs.
08/14/2008 - By Craig Bird, Baptist Child & Family Services
After Hurricane Dolly hit the Rio Grand Valley, Primera Iglesia Bautista in Santa Maria distributed more than $1 million in food donated from groups such Texas Baptist Men, the Baptist General Convention of Texas and the Red Cross.
08/14/2008 - By John Hall,Texas Baptist Communications
C.W. Brister Jr., who taught pastoral counseling and theology to generations of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students, died Aug. 9, reportedly of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 82.
08/14/2008 - By ABP staff