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Damning details emerge about sexual assaults at Baylor

Damning details emerge about sexual assaults at Baylor University

Baylor University regents told a national newspaper about gang rapes allegedly perpetrated by football players, and the school’s chief operating officer acknowledged Baylor’s campus police failed for more than a year to respond to a reported rape. Baylor Interim President David Garland issued a public statement pledging greater transparency.

       
Starr book describes years of disagreements with Baylor regents

Starr book describes years of disagreements with Baylor regents

In his forthcoming book, former Baylor University President Ken Starr writes the school’s board of regents had been working in the three years before his firing to shift his role from chief executive to a nonexecutive fundraiser. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
Details emerge in Baylor sexual violence scandal

Regents release some details about Baylor sexual violence scandal

In interviews with the Wall Street Journal, some regents at Baylor University released findings from an outside investigation conducted by Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton. (Dallas Morning News)

       
Baylor Line Foundation names veteran fund-raiser Holt executive VP

Baylor Line Foundation names veteran fund-raiser Holt executive VP

The Baylor Line Foundation named Allen Holt executive vice president of the organization, effective Nov. 1.

       
Church disbanded but Valerio family missions legacy endures

Church disbanded but Valerio family missions legacy endures

When Primera Iglesia Bautista de Kinwood in north Houston disbanded and sold its property, the congregation wanted to honor the memory of Mike Valerio, the church’s pastor more than 50 years, and ensure his family’s missions legacy endures.

       
TBM volunteers provide pure water and disaster relief globally

TBM volunteers provide pure water and disaster relief globally

Texas Baptist Men heard reports on far-flung water-purification and well-drilling projects and widespread involvement in disaster relief during their board of directors meeting and at the TBM annual convention in Dallas.

       
Nominations for committees and boards presented to BGCT annual meeting

Nominations for committees and boards presented to BGCT annual meeting in Waco

Nominations to be considered by messengers to the 2016 BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15, in Waco, are presented by the Committee on Committees, Committee to Nominate Executive Board Directors and the Committee on Nominations for Boards of Affiliated Ministries.

       
Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Texas needs comprehensive payday lending reform that creates market incentives for lenders to “do the right thing,” a recent Baylor University graduate concluded in her senior thesis.

       
Chickens transformed life of family in Thailand, thanks to hunger offering

Chickens transformed life of family in Thailand, thanks to hunger offering

A chicken-farming project in Thailand supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering enabled a 49-year-old day laborer to provide additional food and income for his family.

       
Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for BGCT consideration

Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for consideration at BGCT annual meeting

Nominations to be considered by messengers to the 2016 BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15, in Waco, are presented by the Committee on Committees, Committee to Nominate Executive Board Directors and the Committee on Nominations for Boards of Affiliated Ministries.

       
TBM volunteers continue disaster relief in wake of Hurricane Matthew

TBM volunteers continue disaster relief in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Texas Baptist Men continues to provide personnel and equipment to support a multi-state disaster relief response in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

       
Public education a moral duty, Baptist minister tells House committee

Public education a moral duty, Baptist minister tells House committee

Texas has a moral obligation to educate all its children and a constitutional duty to direct tax funds to public education, not divert public money to private alternatives, a Baptist minister told the House Committee on Public Education.

       
McLane donation benefits renovation of Baylor nursing school in Dallas

McLane donation benefits renovation of Baylor nursing school in Dallas

A gift from Drayton and Elizabeth McLane and their family will enable Baylor University to begin renovating the former Baptist Building in Dallas for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing.

       
Baylor regents chair acknowledges desire for greater transparency

Baylor under Title IX investigation

Baylor University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

       
Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insists

Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insist

Racial reconciliation should begin through believers in the church, Bryan Carter, pastor of Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, told Youth Minstry Conclave participants.

       
 
 
 
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