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About 200 baptized at cowboy church crusade

About 200 baptized at cowboy church crusade

More than 250 people made public professions of faith in Christ and about 200 were baptized during the Main Event Crusade at the Cowboy Church of Corsicana.

       
Paid fantasy sports sites violate Texas law

Paid fantasy sports sites violate Texas law, attorney general says

Paid daily fantasy sports sites run contrary to Texas law, Attorney General Ken Paxton said.

       
Baylor provost resigns

Baylor provost resigns after less than eight months

After less than eight months on the job, Edwin Trevathan resigned as Baylor University’s provost and executive vice president.

       
Around the State: Church safety seminar

Around the State: Church safety seminar, ETBU award-winner, HSU enrichment program

Heart of Texas Baptist Camp sponsors a church safety seminar. Molly Woodruff receives the President's Award at East Texas Baptist University. Deadline Feb. 29 to apply for summer enrichment program at Hardin-Simmons University.

       
UMHB helps bring Holocaust Museum exhibit to Central Texas

UMHB helps bring Holocaust Museum exhibit to Central Texas

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, in partnership with the Bell County Museum, brought a traveling exhibit about the Holocaust to Central Texas.

       
TBM tops 1,000 volunteer hours

TBM tops 1,000 volunteer days—and still counting—after tornadoes

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers helped residents affected by tornadoes that hit the day after Christmas.

       
Dorcas Project brings hope to vulnerable women in Congo

Dorcas Project brings hope to vulnerable women in Congo

Afrika Community Church in Dallas brings hope and empowerment to sexually abused women in eastern Congo through its Dorcas Project.

       
Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery mobilizes 450 volunteers

Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery mobilizes 450 volunteers

Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery ministry mobilized 450 volunteers in two weekends to Rowlett and Garland after tornadoes ripped through North Texas Dec. 26.

       

Obituaries: Nell Bowles & James Keith

Obituaries for Marinelle "Nell" Bowles and James M. Keith

       
Lilly grants benefit Wayland and Truett programs for high school youth

Lilly grants benefit Wayland and Truett programs for high school youth

Wayland Baptist University and Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary each received $600,000 grants from the Lilly Endowment’s high school youth theology institutes.

       
TBM volunteers continue to provide disaster relief in North Texas

TBM volunteers continue to provide disaster relief in North Texas

With chainsaws, blue tarps and skid-steer loaders, Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers continued to help North Texas residents affected by killer tornadoes that swept through the region the day after Christmas.

       
Banning guns at church requires proper notice

Banning guns at church requires proper notice

Some Texas Baptist congregations rang in the new year by posting signs prohibiting openly carried handguns inside their church buildings—or updating signs already banning concealed handguns.

       

Obituaries: Raynal Barber, Wanda Fowler

Raynal Bell Barber, 80, longtime English professor at Dallas Baptist University, died Nov. 23 in Dallas. Wanda Orrick Fowler, 84, wife of the former editor of the Baptist New Mexican, died Dec. 18 in San Antonio.

       
Volunteer opportunities identified

Volunteer opportunities identified to help North Texas storm victims

While Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery program continues to assess damage and establish long-term recovery plans to aid people affected by the Dec. 26 tornadoes that devastated parts of North Texas, immediate relief opportunities are available for churches and individuals.

       
Texas Bapitsts respond in wake of North Texas tornadoes

Texas Baptists respond in wake of North Texas tornadoes

Texas Baptists responded rapidly when multiple tornadoes swept through North Texas the day after Christmas, claiming 11 lives and damaging or destroying more than 1,400 homes in Ellis, Dallas, Rockwall and Collin counties.

       
 
 
 
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