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Baylor bans handguns

Baylor bans handguns

Baylor joins SMU and TCU in banning possession of handguns on campus.

       
Evangelistic Iranian Christians face persecution, Baylor professor reports

Evangelistic Iranian Christians face persecution, Baylor professor reports

Christians in Iran—particularly those who share their faith with Muslims—face persecution less overtly violent than in Iraq and Syria but no less real, a Baylor University religion professor told a recent global gathering in Rome.

       
Love for neighbor includes people who are different, Sellers tells HPU crowd

Love for neighbor includes people who are different, Sellers insists

The second Great Commandment of Jesus—“love your neighbor as yourself”—requires Christians to show inclusive love to people of different faiths and cultures, a theologian and missions expert told students and guests at Howard Payne University. In 21st century Texas, that means Muslims and Mexican immigrants, he noted.

       

Iconic San Antonio pastor Buckner Fanning dies

Buckner Fanning, longtime pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio, died at age 89. He suffered a major stroke in August. BNG

       
Obituary: Billie Sue Henna-Cariker

Obituary: Billie Sue Henna-Cariker

Obituary for Billie Sue Henna-Cariker, co-founder of Texas Baptist Children's Home.

       
Baptist Standard changes email delivery date to Thursday in March

Baptist Standard changes email delivery date to Thursday in March

Subscribers to the weekly Baptist Standard will receive the news four days earlier, beginning the first week in March.

       
Family Pathways Houston opens doors for single mother

Family Pathways Houston opens doors for single mother

Sitting in a Houston jail cell, Lindsay Larson realized things had reached an all-time low.

       
Baylor regents approve plan to address sexual violence

Baylor regents approve plan to address sexual violence

Baylor University's board of regents approved an administrative action plan to prevent acts of sexual violence on campus and to improve treatment and services for all those affected by interpersonal violence.

       
Raising Highly Capable Kids program sees continued growth

Raising Highly Capable Kids program sees continued growth

With flowers in hand, students at W.J. Turner Elementary School in Fort Worth assembled in the school’s auditorium to witness their parents’ graduation.

       
Recent grad says she was raped at Baylor; claims inadequate response

Recent grad says she was raped at Baylor; claims inadequate response

A former Baylor University student who graduated last summer asserts she was violated—first by a fellow student she said raped her and later by a school she claims violated her trust because it seemed to her to care more about protecting its image than protecting its students.

       
Baylor 'family' stands with survivors of sexual violence

Baylor ‘family’ stands with survivors of sexual violence

About 250 Baylor University students, faculty and staff gathered on a chilly night outside the home of President Ken Starr for a candlelight vigil supporting survivors of sexual violence.

       
Baylor vigil

Baylor students plan prayer vigil for victims of sexual violence

Baylor University students—in response to a rapidly unfolding series of reports about sexual violence on campus—planned a candlelight prayer vigil Feb. 8.

       
BUA to relocate this summer

BUA to relocate this summer, consolidate in one office building

Baptist University of the Américas will relocate this summer, consolidating its operations into an office building near its Southside San Antonio campus, with more square footage than the current eight structures.

       
Youth emerges from foster care to build life, help others

Youth emerges from foster care to build life, help others

Courtney Greer lived in 27 foster homes between the ages of 11 and 18, and today is grateful for the experience. Now Greer, a Buckner After Care client,is passing it on to her own daughter and to other children living in foster care. From BNG

       

Obituary: William Davenport

 William Davenport, 86, died in Karnes City after long career as Baptist pastor.

       
 
 
 
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