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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

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.

       
Young refugee from Southeast Asia seeks to make a difference

Young refugee from Southeast Asia seeks to make a difference

A young refugee from Southeast Asia who benefitted from a ministry supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering serves on the Dallas Youth Commission, where she seeks to make a positive impact on her peers.

       
Buckner helps Lufkin single mom overcome obstacles

Buckner helps Lufkin single mom overcome obstacles

Tiffany Pangarakis faced her share of challenges. But the solid foundation Buckner Family Pathways in Lufkin offered provided the footing she needed to take steps to fulfill her potential.

       
Medical equipment ready for delivery to Ghana

Medical equipment ready for delivery to Ghana

Texas Baptist Men volunteers rang in the New Year by loading a shipping container with medical supplies and equipment two healthcare professionals from Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall collected for Baptist Medical Centre in Ghana.

       
 
 
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