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Universal truths crucial for good decisions, Bush tells UMHB crowd

Universal truths crucial for good decisions, Bush tells UMHB crowd

Good decisions demand recognition of universal truths and adherence to unchanging principles, former President George W. Bush told a crowd at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Resist religious persecution, grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors pleads

Armenian Genocide a warning to resist religious persecution

The genocide of Armenian Christians almost exactly 100 years ago provides a graphic reminder of evil and a call to vigilance, since Christians across the Middle East still suffer persecution, an expert on the atrocity told Dallas Baptist University audiences.

Obituary: Ruth Kinkeade

Ruth Kinkeade, 96, widow of Henry Kinkeade, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Irving, died Jan. 31 in Irving.

Faith-based education offers society ‘ethical ammo,’ university presidents say

Presidents: Faith-based universities offer society ‘ethical ammo’

The presidents of Baylor University, the Catholic University of America in Washington and Yeshiva University in New York agreed at a meeting in Washington, D.C., that religious higher education is essential for the country’s health.

‘Substantial’ difference in proposed RFRA language

‘Substantial’ difference in proposed RFRA language

Baptists helped craft the Religious Freedom Restoration Act at the national level and secured its passage at the state level in Texas. But some Texas Baptists are leery of language in a proposed RFRA-based state constitutional amendment.

Baptist notes improved health among North Korean orphans

Baptist notes improved health among North Korean orphans

A Korean Texas Baptist will travel to North Korea next month to ensure the delivery of 60 tons of corn and 10 tons of wheat noodles to schools, orphanages and a hospital, and he expects to deliver an equally large shipment later in the year.

Religion can help collegiate victims of sexual victimization, Baylor study shows

Religion can help victimized college women trust again, study shows

College women who have been victimized sexually often have trouble trusting anyone after being assaulted, but religion can help them cope and overcome emotional damage, Baylor University research shows.

Ebola waning, but food crisis continues in West Africa

Ebola waning, but food crisis continues in West Africa

Although the spread of Ebola in West Africa has slowed, the food crisis caused by the epidemic continues, a Liberian Baptist leader told the director of Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery program.

Debates on definition of marriage nothing new, church historian asserts

Debates on definition of marriage nothing new, church historian asserts

Legislators and judges in the United States who struggle to define marriage find themselves in the unlikely company of 16th century reformers and their Pietist Protestant heirs, church historian A.G. Roeber believes.

Gospel truth reasonable, but it demands faith commitment, conference speaker asserts

Lee Strobel: Gospel truth reasonable, but demands faith commitment

Proofs pointing to the reality of Jesus’ resurrection open the door for many skeptics to embrace faith in him, Lee Strobel told a crowd of more than 500 at the [un]Apologetic Conference at Hunters Glen Baptist Church in Plano.

ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

Shane Moore and Joey Sutton were boyhood friends and fraternity brothers at East Texas Baptist University. Now they share an even closer bond. Sutton donated a kidney to Moore.

Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

The Lilly Endowment awarded a $500,000 grant to Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary to strengthen the quality of preaching.

Obituaries: Brent Ferren, James Carter

Brent Ferren, 61, died Jan. 25 in Glen Rose and James Carter, 80, died Jan. 26 in Shreveport, La.

CERI responds to flooding in Sri Lanka, 10 years after deadly tsunami

CERI responds to flooding in Sri Lanka, 10 years after deadly tsunami

Flooding in Sri Lanka in December prompted Children’s Emergency Relief International to help provide food and temporary shelter for displaced victims and coordinate plans to rebuild.

Texas Baptists’ hunger offering supports IMB development ministries

Texas Baptists’ hunger offering supports IMB development ministries

Texas Baptist's are giving  $103,000 in hunger offering funds to equip International Mission Board personnel to teach people how to sustain a fish farm in South America and meet other needs around the globe.

 
 
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