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Hands in Service helps alleviate malnutrition in Mexico

Hands in Service helps alleviate malnutrition in Mexico

Lee Baggett’s Hands in Service ministry is partnering with Amarillo Baptist Association and the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering to fight malnutrition in Mexico with a daily teaspoon of alfalfa concentrate.

Obituaries: David Silva, Peggy Fuston, Robert Cargill

David Silva, 70, pastor of First Baptist Church in Pettus, died March 16 in Pettus; Peggy Fuston, 80, a former BGCT employee, died April 3 in Arlington. Robert Cargill, 85, former vice president for financial resources for the SBC Radio and Television Commission, died April 4 in Fort Worth.

Diana Garland to step down as dean of the Baylor School of Social Work

Diana Garland to step down as dean of Baylor School of Social Work

Diana Garland, inaugural dean of Baylor University’s School of Social Work, will step down from her administrative post due to health reasons effective June 1.

TBM begins work on 8,000-square-foot facility for builders

TBM begins work on 8,000-square-foot facility for builders

Fourteen months after the ceremonial groundbreaking, Texas Baptist Men began preparing the ground in earnest for an 8,000-square-foot builders’ ministry headquarters, next to the Dixon Mission Equipping Center in East Dallas.

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.

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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.

 
 
 
 
 
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