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Coalition suggests ways congregations can fight hunger

Coalition suggests ways churches can fight hunger

The faith community action team of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions presented proven strategies congregations can implement to fight hunger.

       
Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report on sexual violence

Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report

The executive committee of The Baylor Line Foundation—formerly the Baylor Alumni Association—urged Baylor University’s board of regents to release the full report by the law firm that investigated the university’s response to reports of sexual violence.

       
Lynn Craft, longtime Foundation leader, dead at age 73

Lynn Craft, longtime Baptist Foundation of Texas president, dies

Lynn Craft, who led the Baptist Foundation of Texas—now HighGround Advisors—more than three and a half decades, died May 31. He was 73.

       
Major shake-up at Baylor University

Major shake-up at Baylor University

In a week of fast-moving events and sweeping change, Baylor University lost a president and chancellor, a head football coach and an athletic director, gained an interim president and an acting football coach, and found itself in an unwanted national spotlight.

       
Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Angel Hardy knew living in a travel trailer parked in the backyard of her friend’s house was no way to live—for her or her son. She found help through Buckner's Family Pathways program.

       
Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

Texas Baptist universities generally opt out of campus carry

Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

       
Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip—A summer to celebrate

Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip—A summer to celebrate

Over the next 10 weeks this summer, we  will visit different parts of the state, unfolding the history of Baptists and their like-minded friends as they settled the regions and began ministries that endure today.

       
Baylor AD resigns; acting football coach hired

Baylor AD resigns; acting football coach hired

Baylor University—reeling in the wake of an investigation into the way the school handled reports of sexual violence—begins the summer with an interim president and acting head football coach in place and the athletic director’s resignation in hand.

       
Baylor University demotes president and fires football coach

Baylor University demotes president and fires football coach

Citing a “fundamental failure” to handle sexual violence complaints appropriately, Baylor University’s regents announced plans May 26 to remove Ken Starr from his role as president, fire Head Football Coach Art Briles and sanction Athletic Director Ian McCaw.

       
Go Now marks 70 years of students on mission

Go Now marks 70 years of students on mission

Go Now Missions celebrated 70 years of sending college students on mission by commissioning 223 student missionaries to share the gospel around the world this summer.

       
Dallas minister’s blog on transgender people attracts widespread attention

Dallas minister’s blog on transgender people attracts widespread attention

When Mark Wingfield, associate pastor at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, wrote a blog titled “Seven Things I’m Learning About Transgender Persons,” he never expected it to draw so much attention. (KERA)

       
BGCT leader underscores opposition to gay marriage and transgenderism

BGCT leader underscores opposition to gay marriage, transgenderism

Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage reiterated Texas Baptists’ official continued opposition to same-sex marriage and transgenderism.

       
Ken Starr Starr still Baylor University president—for noweportedly fired as Baylor University president

Starr still Baylor president—for now

Ken Starr remains president of Baylor University as of May 24, but the school's board of regents expects to make an announcement by June 3.

       
BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

David Hardage, executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, used social media to issue a call to prayer “for healing, restoration, redemption and harmony” in the wake of incidents of sexual violence at Baylor University.

       
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Adam Wright elected president of Dallas Baptist University

Veteran Dallas Baptist University vice president Adam Wright has been elected to succeed the university's longtime president, Gary Cook.

       
 
 
 
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