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Baptist Foundation of Texas becomes HighGround Advisors

Baptist Foundation of Texas has changed its name to HighGround Advisors. The organization also is moving to a broader, more flexible investment platform and customizable, expanded client services.

       
Faith, MS motivate inspiring Baylor law grad

Faith, MS motivate inspiring Baylor law grad

Allison Dickson—who has multiple sclerosis—graduated at the top of her class from Baylor Law School. She insists any positive influence she had on others derived not from her but from her relationship with God, generous and loving parents and wonderful friends. BNG

       
Around the State: UNT opens new BSM building; ministry assistants conference slated

Around the State: UNT opens new BSM building; ministry assistants conference slated

The University of Texas has a new Baptist Student Ministry building. The Texas Baptist Ministry Assistants Conference is scheduled in San Antonio. Travis Jones has been named executive director at Gracewood.

       
Baylor Scott & White CEO Allison plans move to advisory role

Baylor Scott & White CEO Allison plans move to advisory role

After four decades in hospital administration, including more than 15 years as president of Baylor Health Care System, Joel Allison announced plans to step down as president and chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health next year and become senior adviser to the chairman of the board.

       
White House recognizes Baylor student as Champion of Change

White House recognizes Baylor student as Champion of Change

The White House recognized Riya Rahman, a senior at Baylor University, naming her a Champion of Change for her work to ensure summer meals for children.

       
River Ministry seeks seeds for community gardens

River Ministry seeks seeds for community gardens

Texas Baptists’ River Ministry is asking churches, groups and individuals to donate seeds for community gardens along the Rio Grande.

       
Nursing education in India the focus of Baylor professor’s Fulbright-Nehru grant

Baylor prof’s research focuses on nursing education in India

What began as a mission trip became an internationally recognized honor for Shelby Garner, assistant professor at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing.

       
Baylor researchers link job satisfaction and attachment to God

Baylor researchers link job satisfaction and attachment to God

People who see God as a “secure base” for intimacy and attachment are more likely to be emotionally committed to their workplace and satisfied with their jobs, Baylor University researchers concluded.

       
Wayland professor sworn in as U.S. citizen

Wayland professor sworn in as U.S. citizen

While political candidates debate immigration, one Chinese immigrant and Wayland Baptist University professor looks forward to casting her vote in the general election this year, after becoming a U.S. citizen.

       
CommonCall: Strange family, assembled by God

CommonCall: Strange family, assembled by God

Chad and Cheri Strange of Temple didn’t set out to have a large family. They just were determined to follow God’s will for their lives.

       
Bruntmyer named president of Hardin-Simmons University

Bruntmyer named president of Hardin-Simmons University

Trustees at Hardin-Simmons University elected Eric Bruntmyer, an attorney and university administrator, as the Abilene school’s 16th president.

       
Around the State: ETBU inaugurates president; Ag Department honors Texas Hunger Initiative

Around the State: ETBU inaugurates president; Ag Department honors Texas Hunger Initiative

East Texas Baptist University inaugurated Blair Blackburn as the school’s 13th president. The Texas Department of Agriculture honored the Texas Hunger Initiative with its Fresh Perspectives’ Award.

       
ETBU students organize Bible-reading marathon

ETBU students organize Bible-reading marathon

East Texas Baptist University students organized an on-campus, around-the-clock marathon to read through the entire Bible publicly.

       
Hardin-Simmons marks 125th anniversary

Hardin-Simmons marks 125th anniversary

Hardin-Simmons University honored its past and looked toward its next 125 years at a convocation Feb. 18.

       
TBM board hears reports on far-flung ministries

TBM board hears reports on far-flung ministries

The Texas Baptist Men board of directors honored two longtime employees and heard reports on TBM volunteer ministries around the world during their Feb. 20 meeting.

       
 
 
 
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