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Petition asks administration to declare Baylor a sanctuary campus

Petition seeks sanctuary status for Baylor campus

Several doctoral students in Baylor University’s religion department have initiated a petition asking the school’s administration to declare Baylor a sanctuary campus for refugees, immigrants and international visitors.

       
Some Baylor regents may need to resign, former regents assert

Some Baylor regents may need to resign, former regents assert

If any Baylor University regents failed in their responsibility to the school, they need to resign, 14 former regents said in a letter to the university’s governing board.

       
Texas Baptists challenged to teach children the power of worship

Texas Baptists challenged to teach children the power of worship

Worship involves an intimate relationship with God—and children may find that concept easier to grasp than adults do, Kathleen Chapman told participants at Children’s Worship University.

       
CLC urges lawmakers to reject ‘anti-sanctuary city’ legislation

CLC urges lawmakers to reject ‘anti-sanctuary city’ legislation

The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission joined a coalition of faith-based groups urging the Texas Legislature to reject one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities—legislation outlawing “sanctuary cities.”

       
TBM volunteers demonstrate Super Week of Caring

TBM volunteers demonstrate Super Week of Caring

Houston expected hundreds of thousands of visitors for festivities surrounding the Super Bowl, but about 60 Texas Baptist Men volunteers arrived in the city to help homeowners rather than focus on football.

       
New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

A Title IX lawsuit filed against Baylor University asserts members of the Bears football team coaching staff encouraged a culture of sexual abuse  by arranging for women to have sex with recruits on official campus visits. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
North Texas woman sells all to serve in Nigeria

North Texas woman sells all to serve in Nigeria

Cori Rodgers worked more than two decades in executive management in the auto service industry. Today, she can fit all her worldly possessions into a 2005 Honda. She sold nearly all her belongings to pursue mission work in Nigeria.

       
ETBU students honor MLK with day of service

ETBU students honor MLK with day of service

More than 160 East Texas Baptist University students, faculty, and staff participated in service projects throughout the Marshall area as part of the National Day of Service in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

       

Committee seeks next Texas WMU executive director-treasurer

The search committee seeking the next executive director-treasurer of Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas will accept resumes and recommendations for the position through March 20.  

       
TBM celebrates 50 years of responding to invitations from God

TBM celebrates 50 years of responding to invitations from God

In five decades, Texas Baptist Men ministries expanded from two programs—men’s ministry and the Royal Ambassadors missions organization for boys—to 18 areas with a global reach.

       
TBM receives grant for long-term recovery efforts in Houston

TBM receives grant for long-term recovery efforts in Houston

Texas Baptist Men received a $125,000 grant from the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund and the Greater Houston Community Foundation to assist with long-term recovery and repair of homes affected by floods last year.

       
Task force presents proposals for reforms in Baylor governance

Task force presents proposals for reforms in Baylor governance

Baylor University regents will vote next month on recommendations from the board’s governance review task force designed to "help build greater trust and confidence within the Baylor community."

       
Reform group urges changes in election of Baylor regents

Reform group urges changes in election of Baylor regents

A reform group called on Baylor University to enact major governance changes, including a plan to allow Baylor constituencies to elect a majority of the board of regents and a policy requiring regents to conduct much of their business in open sessions.

       
Fort Worth lawmaker seeks end to no-fault divorce

Fort Worth lawmaker seeks end to no-fault divorce

State Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) says the prevalence of no-fault divorces has contributed to the breakdown of the family in society, and he wants to make it harder for couples to divorce. (BNG)

       
Mineral Wells couple felt God’s calling to foster parenthood

Mineral Wells couple felt God’s calling to foster parenthood

Long before state officials called on church leaders to help meet the needs of foster children, a Baptist pastor in Mineral Wells and his family responded to God’s call to meet that challenge.

       
 
 
 
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