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Racial injustice abounds in America, and it won’t be resolved until the nation’s clergy demonstrate “relationships of equality,” a trio of African-American pastors told a multiracial crowd gathered by the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission.

CLC Advocacy Day: Racial reconciliation requires ‘relationships of equality'

Racial injustice abounds in America, and it won’t be resolved until the nation’s clergy demonstrate “relationships of equality,” a trio of African-American pastors told a multiracial crowd gathered by the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission.

5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston

Baptist schools raise RFRA defense in federal appeals court

Two Texas Baptist universities argued religious objections to mandated coverage of contraceptives in the Affordable Care Act in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Obituary: Jon Randles

Jon Randles, 58, former director of evangelism for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died April 1 in Lubbock.

Student volunteers demonstrate ETBU cares about its community

Student volunteers demonstrate ETBU cares about its community

East Texas Baptist University students sacrificed personal time on a Saturday morning to show Marshall “ETBU cares.”

Friendship across cultures at the heart of global Christianity, missions expert says

Friendship at the heart of global Christianity, missions expert says

At its heart, global Christianity represents a cross-cultural network of friendships, missions expert Dana Robert told an assembly at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

Brookhaven Church in McKinney is working with Texas Baptist Men, Buckner International and other partners to provide essential supplies to refugees in Iraq.

TBM to ship items for refugees in Iraq

Brookhaven Church in McKinney is working with Texas Baptist Men, Buckner International and other partners to provide essential supplies to Kurdish Yazidi refugees in Iraq.

Baylor student nurses minister in Ethiopia

Baylor student nurses minister in Ethiopia

Treating spear-carrying tribesmen at a remote clinic on the banks of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia required mental adjustment from five Baylor nursing students and their faculty sponsor.

ETBU trustees elect Blair Blackburn president

ETBU trustees elect Blair Blackburn president

East Texas Baptist University’s board of trustees elected Blair Blackburn the school’s 13th president, effective in June. Blackburn has been executive vice president at Dallas Baptist University since 2002.

“Rookie” inspiration Morris joins BCFS staff as motivational specialist

“Rookie” inspiration Morris joins BCFS as motivational specialist

Jimmy Morris, whose Major League Baseball debut as a rookie pitcher at age 35 inspired a Disney movie, has joined the staff of BCFS—formerly Baptist Child & Family Services—as motivational specialist.

Obituaries: Max Brown, Luther Hutchinson

Max Brown, 76, pastor and former director of the BGCT Human Welfare Coordinating Board, died March 15 in Amarillo. Luther Hutchinson, 69, a longtime Abilene pastor, died Jan. 28 in Dallas.

Church musician delivers joy to seminary in Argentina

Church musician delivers joy to seminary in Argentina

Wayne Graham, worship pastor at First Baptist Church in Duncanville, brought more than choir robes to the Baptist seminary in Argentina. He delivered joy.

Pastor Wes Terry makes a point during a sermon at Broadview Baptist Church in Abilene.

Pastoral succession model works for West Texas church

When David Cason, senior pastor at Broadview Baptist Church in Abilene, began to mull retirement after 38 years there, he proposed a “succession” transition to younger leadership that has proved successful.

Wayland grieves death of freshman

Wayland grieves death of freshman

Wayland Baptist University confirmed the death of Rachel Bates, a 19-year-old freshman biology major from Spring, in a residence hall on the Plainview campus.

Texas Baptists plan return to Oklahoma after devastating tornadoes

Texas Baptists plan return to Oklahoma after devastating tornadoes

Less than two months shy of the two-year anniversary a tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., twisters returned to the state, and Texas Baptists began to make plans to help the affected area.

Nancy Pearcey, professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University, was keynote speaker at the pastors’ conference sponsored by the John Newport Foundation and the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. (PHOTO / Jim Spivey)

Former agnostic exposes deficiencies of unbelief

Atheism and secularism provide ultimately unsatisfying “God-substitutes”—idols too small to give human life dignity and value, a former-agnostic-turned-Christian-apologist told a pastors’ conference in Arlington.

 
 
 
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