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Baptists strengthen state by investing in Hispanic education

Baptists strengthen state by investing in Hispanic education

When Texas Baptists contribute toward educational opportunities for Hispanic youth, they are investing in the state’s future, Albert Reyes told a Hispanic Texas Baptist gathering.

       
First ESL class graduates from Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood

First ESL class graduates from Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood

Manuela Rodriguez tried her best to help her children with their homework, but she was limited. That’s starting to change. Rodriguez recently was part of the first graduating class of an English-as-a-Second-Language class through the Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood in Dallas.

       
Baylor interim president cites continued improvements

Baylor interim president cites continued Title IX response improvements

Baylor University is in the process improving its counseling center, campus security and more, Interim President David Garland reported in a letter to the Baylor Family.

       
Journey to Southlake: The Baptist Lonesome Dove

Journey to Southlake: The Baptist Lonesome Dove

When author Larry McMurtry saw a van from Lonesome Dove Baptist Church—the oldest Baptist congregation in Tarrant County—parked outside a restaurant in Oklahoma, where he was eating breakfast, it inspired the name of his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

       
Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

By a 5-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that required abortion clinics to meet surgical center standards and any doctor performing an abortion at a clinic to have admitting privileges at a hospital not more than 30 miles away.

       
Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor University and former Head Football Coach Art Briles mutually agreed to terminate their employment relationship after eight seasons and a sexual assault scandal that resulted in the university president’s demotion and the athletic director’s resignation and prompted federal lawsuits.

       
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Texas CBF deferred to BGCT, Mason reports

Across the past 25 years, Texas Baptists affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship deferred to the Baptist General Convention of Texas, "to our detriment," Dallas pastor George Mason claimed.

       
Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

The Big 12 board of directors has asked Baylor University to provide all information from the outside investigation into the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints—particularly related to Baylor’s athletic program.

       
Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

The story of the Baptists who formed Old North Church is filled with danger, drama, devotion to Christ and, in its earliest days, inspired by a 19-year-old newlywed—Massie Millard.

       
Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

A third federal lawsuit has been filed against Baylor, alleging that the school failed to protect its students who had been sexually assaulted. (Austin-American Statesman)

       
Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Middle school and high school students from churches across Texas spent a week of their summer vacation helping inner-city Dallas residents rehabilitate a dozen homes.

       
Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

A Korean Texas Baptist minister returned recently from North Korea, where he verified delivery of 3.5 tons of corn to a school for orphans and one ton of noodles to a hospital.

       
Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three women filed a federal lawsuit June 15 against Baylor University, alleging they were sexually assaulted on or near campus.

       
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Statewide, children need Christian foster families

Buckner Children and Family Services is asking Texas Baptist parents to pray about opening their homes to children in desperate need of foster care.

       
Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Fort Parker, near Groesbeck, is the site of the amazing story of one of the first Baptist families to settle in Texas.

       
 
 
 
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