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Journey to Tascosa, Clarendon and Amarillo: Baptists of the Panhandle

Journey to Tascosa, Clarendon and Amarillo: Baptists of the Panhandle

The Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip travels back roads of the Panhandle, where camp songs of cowboys, lowing longhorns and lonesome winds still echo under spacious skies. Baptists helped settle these outposts and, along with others, brought the gospel of Christ to this part of the state.

       
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Q&A with Baylor Title IX Coordinator Patty Crawford

“Ultimately, I do this job because I want people to heal, and I don’t want my job to have to exist,” Patty Crawford, Title IX coordinator at Baylor University, told the Waco Tribune-Herald.

       
Wisdom-Martin sees new national role as ‘an act of obedience’

Wisdom-Martin sees new national role as ‘an act of obedience’

When friends approached Sandy Wisdom-Martin about being considered as the next executive director of national Woman’s Missionary Union, she recalled having  “a long list of valid reasons” why she should not.

       
Baptist ministers join call to halt execution

Baptist ministers join call to halt execution

Several Texas Baptist ministers and professors joined evangelical leaders from around the country in urging Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to stop the scheduled Aug. 24 execution of Jeff Wood.

       
Buckner program teaches boys ‘what a father looks like’

Buckner teaches boys ‘what a father looks like’

Dan Molinksi volunteers with the Boy’s Club that meets at the Dallas Buckner Family Hope Center to provide boys a positive male role model.

       
Journey to El Paso, Paisano and Alpine: Pioneer Baptists in westernmost Texas

Journey to El Paso, Paisano and Alpine: Pioneer Baptists in westernmost Texas

This week's road trip takes us to the westernmost parts of Texas, where Baptist pioneers established churches in El Paso, a bustling railroad stop on the Mexican border, and Alpine, between the towering Davis Mountains and the Chihuahuan Desert, and where circuit-riding cowboy preacher L.R. Millican founded Paisano Encampment. 

       
Buckner chief elected NABF vice president

Buckner chief elected NABF vice president

The North American Baptist Fellowship elected as vice president Albert Reyes, president and chief executive officer of Buckner International.

       
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BUA moves from old campus to new home

Baptist University of the Américas has left its 51-year-old campus and moved into the nearby Baugh Building, which provides updated facilities and room for expansion.

       
Fired Baylor athletic department employee seeks Pepper Hamilton report

Fired Baylor athletics staffer seeks Pepper Hamilton report

A fired Baylor University assistant athletic director has petitioned a Dallas County court to depose three regents and order the school to turn over the report produced by Pepper Hamilton, the law firm that investigated Baylor’s handling of sexual violence.

       
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Baylor University's sexual assault investigation

A compilation of the Baptist Standard's ongoing coverage of Baylor University's handling of campus sexual violence.

       
Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex marks 30 years of changed lives

Mission Arlington marks 30 years of changed lives

Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex officially began on a Friday 30 years ago when hardly anyone except Tillie Burgin was available at First Baptist Church in Arlington to respond to a need.

       
Literacy Connexus worker honored as volunteer of the year

Literacy Connexus worker honored as volunteer of the year

Pam Moore never expected statewide recognition for her work as a literacy ministry volunteer. Until a few years ago, she never gave literacy much thought.

       
Former foster kid awarded $90K scholarship

Former foster kid awarded $90K scholarship

Recent high school graduate and Buckner Aftercare alum Tenneil Wallace has plenty of reasons to smile. She recently received a $90,000 scholarship through a program that benefits young adults formerly in foster care.

       
Alfa & Omega a base camp for ministry in Spain

Alfa & Omega a base camp for ministry in Spain

When it comes to Christians sharing their faith, people in Spain want to see “real love through real people,” Pastor Antonio Calero Cerrado said. That’s what they experience through the varied ministries connected with Alfa & Omega Camp in Denia.

       
Fourth woman joins federal lawsuit against Baylor

Lawsuit against Baylor amended to add fourth alleged victim

A federal Title IX lawsuit against Baylor University was amended to assert a fourth woman was gang-raped by some Baylor Bears football players in 2011.

       
 
 
 
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