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Fired Baylor athletics employee sues Pepper Hamilton firm

Fired Baylor athletics employee sues Pepper Hamilton firm

Tom Hill, a former Baylor University athletics employee who was fired amid the school’s sexual assault scandal, has sued the law firm that investigated the university’s response to sexual assault allegations.

       
Baylor philanthropy expert suggests five factors to consider in choosing charities

Baylor philanthropy expert suggests five factors to consider in choosing charities

Andy Hogue, director of the philanthropy and public service program at Baylor University, said givers should consider five key areas as they assess who they are, what they have been given and the needs and opportunities around them.

       
Wayland students help developmentally disabled launch soap business

Wayland students help developmentally disabled launch soap business

Wayland Baptist University business students are helping Plainview residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities create and sell a line of fragrant soaps.

       
Sexual assault crisis could cost Baylor $223 million, expert estimates

Sexual assault crisis could cost Baylor $223 million, expert estimates

The sexual assault crisis at Baylor University could cost the school up to $223 million in expenses and lost revenue, a professional services firm that specializes in business valuation and litigation consulting estimates.

       
Texas Baptists make Cuban connection

Texas Baptists make Cuban connection

Two leaders of the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Great Commission Team served a week of ministry and missions in Cuba, returning home about one week before Fidel Castro’s death.

       
Baylor regents reject reform group’s call for new investigation

Baylor regents reject reform group’s call for new investigation

Baylor University’s board of regents reaffirmed confidence in the Pepper Hamilton investigation of the university’s response to sexual violence, rejecting a call by Bears for Leadership Reform for another probe.

       
Waco church opens doors to LGBT members

Waco church opens doors to LGBT members

Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco amended its bylaws Nov. 30 to identify as “a welcoming and affirming community” accepting “all persons into membership and full participation in the life and ministry of our congregation.”

       
Accrediting agency places Baylor on warning for one year

Baylor receives 1-year warning from accreditor

In the wake of a sexual violence scandal, a regional accrediting agency has placed Baylor University on a one-year warning for noncompliance regarding student support services, control of intercollegiate athletics and institutional environment.

       
Baylor names Rhule head football coach

Baylor names Rhule head football coach

Baylor University named Matt Rhule, who led the Temple University Owls to an American Athletic Conference championship, as head football coach. Rhule, 41, succeeds Art Briles, who was fired earlier this year in the wake of a sexual violence scandal at Baylor. 

       
Flowers strives toward goal of loving God with every ounce of being

Flowers strives toward goal of loving God with every ounce of being

Functioning both as an evangelist and as an equipper of believers to share their faith with others, Leighton Flowers strives to lead by example in loving God with every ounce of his being and loving his neighbor as himself.

       
Reform group wants independent investigation of Baylor board

Reform group wants independent investigation of Baylor board

A group of prominent donors and alumni wants a comprehensive third-party investigation into events surrounding the sexual violence scandal at Baylor University, including the board of regents’ and administration’s response. And some members of the reform group are willing to help pay for it.

       
Arlington church changes with community

Arlington church changes with community

Leaders at Fielder Church in Arlington pursued diversity that transcended the city's ethnic, social, economic and age barriers. 

       
TBM offers pure water and Living Water to Sierra Leone

TBM offers pure water and Living Water to Sierra Leone

Hundreds of people in two villages in Sierra Leone gained access to clean water, and at least 75 accepted the gift of Living Water, thanks to three Texas Baptist Men volunteers.

       
Family serves together in East Texas helping flood victims rebuild

Family serves together in East Texas helping flood victims rebuild

When the Managan family took up residence in Deweyville for the summer to coordinate disaster recovery, each member played a valuable role in helping families rebuild their homes after a devastating flood.

       
Advance directives are gifts to loved ones, health care professionals say

Advance directives are gifts to loved ones, health care professionals say

Conversations about end-of-life care may be the most precious gifts imaginable for loved ones, some Baptist hospital administrators and chaplains insist.

       
 
 
 
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