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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

By a 5-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that required abortion clinics to meet surgical center standards and any doctor performing an abortion at a clinic to have admitting privileges at a hospital not more than 30 miles away.

       
Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor University and former Head Football Coach Art Briles mutually agreed to terminate their employment relationship after eight seasons and a sexual assault scandal that resulted in the university president’s demotion and the athletic director’s resignation and prompted federal lawsuits.

       
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Texas CBF deferred to BGCT, Mason reports

Across the past 25 years, Texas Baptists affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship deferred to the Baptist General Convention of Texas, "to our detriment," Dallas pastor George Mason claimed.

       
Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

The Big 12 board of directors has asked Baylor University to provide all information from the outside investigation into the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints—particularly related to Baylor’s athletic program.

       
Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

The story of the Baptists who formed Old North Church is filled with danger, drama, devotion to Christ and, in its earliest days, inspired by a 19-year-old newlywed—Massie Millard.

       
Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

A third federal lawsuit has been filed against Baylor, alleging that the school failed to protect its students who had been sexually assaulted. (Austin-American Statesman)

       
Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Middle school and high school students from churches across Texas spent a week of their summer vacation helping inner-city Dallas residents rehabilitate a dozen homes.

       
Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

A Korean Texas Baptist minister returned recently from North Korea, where he verified delivery of 3.5 tons of corn to a school for orphans and one ton of noodles to a hospital.

       
Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three women filed a federal lawsuit June 15 against Baylor University, alleging they were sexually assaulted on or near campus.

       
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Statewide, children need Christian foster families

Buckner Children and Family Services is asking Texas Baptist parents to pray about opening their homes to children in desperate need of foster care.

       
Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Fort Parker, near Groesbeck, is the site of the amazing story of one of the first Baptist families to settle in Texas.

       
Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation creates a hurdle for many low-income families in Texas whose children could benefit from free summer meals, a study by the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University shows.

       
Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Interim President David Garland—who sat down for an extensive interview with the Baptist Standard—hopes people think about Baylor University in totally different ways by this time next year. 

       
Photo of Baylor football helmet: Baylor Game Day by RitaHogan via flickr

Baylor University's sexual assault investigation

A compilation of the Baptist Standard's ongoing coverage of Baylor University's handling of campus sexual violence, with the most recent articles at the top.

       
Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed-in-The Spirit Baptists

Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed -in-the-Spirit Baptists

Travel to Elkhart to visit the site of the “Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Regular Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church" and the grave of its founder, Daniel Parker.

       
 
 
 
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