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Smithsonian includes material from Baylor’s Black Gospel music project

Smithsonian includes material from Black Gospel music project

When the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C., an exhibit featuring African-American musical history will include materials from a Baylor University search-and-rescue mission to save recordings from the “Golden Age” of American Black Gospel music.

       
National Geographic exhibit at Baylor recreates pilgrimage sites

National Geographic exhibit at Baylor recreates pilgrimage sites

Each year, more than 330 million people around the world journey to sacred places. Visitors to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will learn about those pilgrimages through the exhibition National Geographic Sacred Journeys from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.

       
Retired chaplain offers disaster relief near Baton Rouge

Retired Texas Baptist chaplain offers disaster relief near Baton Rouge

As he stood in the middle of a flood-ravaged neighborhood in Denham Springs, La., retired Brig. Gen. Bob Page summed up the devastation in a single word—“overwhelming.”

       
Friendship can enrich community and cultivate virtue, Baylor panelists assert

Baylor panel: Friendship can enrich community and cultivate virtue

As Baylor University aspires to be the “caring community” described in its mission statement—and to correct the flaws cited in an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual violence—some members of the “Baylor Family” believe the university should aim even higher.

       
Baptist pastor helping Trump woo Hispanics

Baptist pastor helping Trump woo Hispanics

Donald Trump isn’t the ideal candidate for conservative Christian voters, but he’s far preferable to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, claimed Ramiro Peña, founding pastor of Christ the King Baptist Church in Waco. (BNG)

       
At 60-something, Mesquite couple continues to open home to foster children

At 60-something, couple continues to welcome foster children

Paula and Lance Raymond are both in their 60s, but after 17 years as foster parents, they continue to welcome into their home children in need.

       
Belton Baptists honor Church of Christ pastor

Belton Baptists honor Church of Christ pastor

A Baptist church making its sanctuary available for the funeral of a longtime Church of Christ pastor and paying tribute to him may seem unusual in some towns, but not in Belton.

       
Disaster relief accelerates in South Louisiana

Disaster relief expanding after Louisiana floods

Texas Baptist Men volunteers continue to expand disaster relief in South Louisiana as they discover additional needs and receive more appeals for help from residents affected by floods.

       
Wood case may change hearts on death penalty

Wood case may change hearts on death penalty

On Aug. 19, a Texas criminal appeals court stayed the pending execution of Jeffrey Wood. Some Baptists believe the attention the case has received may cause many people to rethink their longtime support for capital punishment. (BNG)

       

Buckner International names Adkison chief development officer

Arnie Adkison assumed the chief development officer post at Buckner International Aug. 24.

       
DBU student feels called to help the persecuted

DBU student feels called to help the persecuted

Dallas Baptist University student Sean McAndrews feels God has called him to help persecuted people.

       
DFW gives shoes and shines hope into lives of vulnerable children

DFW gives shoes and shines hope into lives of vulnerable children

New shoes and a message of hope for vulnerable children united a diverse group of businesses, churches and individuals for the same cause.

       
West church repays kindness, helps TBM meet needs in Louisiana

West church repays kindness, helps TBM meet needs in Louisiana

When members of First Baptist Church in West learned Texas Baptist Men needed sports drinks and bottled water to deliver to flood victims in South Louisiana, they seized the opportunity to repay kindness shown to them when an fertilizer blast rocked their town three years ago.

       
Baylor reports major progress on improving response to sexual violence

Baylor reports progress on improving response to sexual violence

This summer, Baylor University completed or made significant progress on more than three-fourths of the 105 recommendations that grew out of an investigation into the university’s response to sexual violence.

       
TBM offers relief to flood victims in isolated South Louisiana

TBM offers relief to isolated flood victims in South Louisiana

When a storm-with-no-name dumped more rain on South Louisiana in two days than Hurricane Katrina did in 2005, Texas Baptist Men responded to the needs of residents in isolated areas east of Lake Charles.

       
 
 
 
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