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Republican candidates appeal to religious conservatives

Republican candidates appeal to religious conservatives

A half-dozen Republican presidential candidates hit all the hot buttons while speaking to an influential audience—religious conservatives, the kinds of voters who could decide many GOP primaries next year.

       
Korean orphans receive soccer balls, not food

Korean orphans receive soccer balls, not food

A Korean Texas Baptist minister who has traveled to North Korea more than two-dozen times in the last 19 years delivering tons of corn and wheat noodles to schools, orphanages and hospitals was denied permission to distribute food on his most recent overseas trip.

       
Youth ministers challenged to create bold disciples

Youth ministers challenged to create bold disciples

In the midst of a cultural revolution where technology has cultivated a “me” generation and immorality is prevalent, youth ministers face the challenge of teaching students to become bold Christian disciples, speakers told participants at Texas Baptists’ Youth Ministry Conclave.

       
Higher ‘spiritual capital’ boosts success in developing countries, Baylor study shows

Study: Higher ‘spiritual capital’ boosts success in developing countries

A Baylor University study discovered a link between a God-inspired work ethic and business success in companies overseas. American businessmen say the principle holds true in the United States, too.

       
Buckner and TBM provide hope to Yazidis in Kurdistan

Buckner and TBM provide hope to Yazidis in Kurdistan

Buckner International and Texas Baptist Men provided more than 6,700 pairs of shoes, along with children’s clothing and infant-care products, to Yazidi refugees on Mount Sinjar in Iraqi Kurdistan.

       
Baylor partners with seminaries in Cuba

Baylor partners with seminaries in Cuba; will provide books to students

Officials with the ministry of religious affairs for the Cuban Communist Party’s Central Committee granted Truett Theological Seminary permission to establish a partnership with three Cuban Baptist seminaries and authorized Baylor University Press to provide a basic theological library for every Christian seminary student in Cuba.

       

Obituary: Elizabeth Johnson Morgan

Elizabeth Johnson Morgan, 90, educator, writer and longtime member of First Baptist Church in Richardson, where she was the church historian, died Oct. 16 in Richardson.

       
Texas Tidbits: Laura Bush guest speaker at Wayland

Texas Tidbits: Laura Bush guest speaker at Wayland

Former First Lady Laura Bush will speak on “Reflections from the White House” as part of the Willson Lectures Series at Wayland Baptist University.

       
Buckner Family Pathways clients serve as volunteers

Buckner Family Pathways clients serve as volunteers

Being a mother takes lots of time, but two participants in the Buckner Family Pathways program make time to volunteer to help others.

       
Moro Baptist Church experiences new life

Moro Baptist Church experiences new life

Moro Baptist Church believes in resurrection. After all, the congregation experienced it.

       
Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for BGCT consideration

Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for BGCT consideration

Nominations to be considered by messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting, Nov. 8-10 in Frisco, are presented .

       
Corsicana pastor to be nominated for BGCT 2nd VP

Corsicana pastor to be nominated for BGCT second VP

Danny Reeves, pastor of First Baptist Church in Corsicana, will be nominated for second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas during its annual meeting in Frisco, Nov. 8-10.

       
Musician Aryn Michelle Calhoun challenges audiences to explore theological depth

Aryn Michelle Calhoun calls audiences to theological depth

When future recording artist Aryn Michelle Calhoun was a child, her parents realized God had given her a unique gift to minister through music.

       
National Commission on Hunger heard directly from hungry people

National Commission on Hunger heard directly from hungry people

Seeing the faces and hearing the stories of hungry people—from Oakland, Calif., to colonias along the Rio Grande, to Maine—shaped the findings and recommendations the National Commission on Hunger soon will report to Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

       
Waco-based worship band seeks to be relevant in the digital age

Waco-based worship band seeks to be relevant in the digital age

Through their music and message, the Waco-based worship band The Digital Age seeks innovative ways to reach teenagers and college students with the gospel.

       
 
 
 
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