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Adam Wright elected president of Dallas Baptist University

Veteran Dallas Baptist University vice president Adam Wright has been elected to succeed the university's longtime president, Gary Cook.

       
Lanny and Carol Hall

Halls leave legacy after 30 years in Baptist education

Lanny and Carol Hall have spent 17 years serving Hardin-Simmons University in two terms as president and first lady. He will begin his second term as chancellor in June, as he moves out of his role as president. He also served as president of Wayland Baptist University and Howard Payne University.

       
CommonCall: Perseverance through struggle

CommonCall: Perseverance through struggle

Inocenio and Paula Briones understand struggles. They have experienced plenty in their lives, marriage and ministry.

       
Baylor regents receive briefing from Pepper Hamilton on sexual violence report

Baylor regents receive briefing from Pepper Hamilton on sexual violence report

The board of regents heard from the law firm hired last September to conduct an independent external investigation into Baylor’s response to reports of sexual violence.

       
Lenamon elected Texas Baptist Men executive director

Lenamon elected Texas Baptist Men executive director

Texas Baptist Men’s board overwhelmingly elected Mickey Lenamon, 58, as the sixth executive director in the missions organization’s 49-year history.

       
Armes thankful for his time at Wayland

Armes thankful for his time at Wayland

Paul Armes will retire as president of Wayland Baptist University effective June 30, leaving behind the university he has served 15 years.

       
Buckner helps Houston flood victims

Buckner helps Houston flood victims

The Buckner Family Hope Center at Aldine has helped about 100 families affected by the floods in Houston, meeting immediate needs such as clothes, food, toiletries, hygiene items, bedding and even school uniforms.

       
New multiracial churches may offer best hope for achieving diversity, researchers say

New multiracial churches best hope for achieving diversity, researchers say

Congregations that attempt to boost their racial and ethnic diversity may end up with fewer people in the seats, depending on how they handle change, a Baylor University study revealed.

       
Three DBU students killed in pickup truck accident

Three DBU students killed in pickup truck accident

Three Dallas Baptist University students died in an early-morning one-vehicle wreck in southwest Dallas May 7.

       
CommonCall: Nobody left behind

CommonCall: Nobody left behind

“That’s when I realized we were a dying church. I said, ‘If we don’t do something, we’ll be nothing but old people remembering how it used to be.’”

       
Court rules Muslim inmates may wear beards and skullcaps

Court rules Muslim inmates may wear beards and skullcaps

Texas prisons must allow Muslim inmates to wear the four-inch beards and knit skullcaps their religion demands, a federal court ruled.

       
CommonCall: ‘See the difference love makes’

CommonCall: ‘See the difference love makes’

The last time First Baptist Church in Cisco found itself without a pastor, the search committee steered down a road rarely traveled.

       
Austin Baptist Chapel serves 3 million meals to needy in three decades

Austin Baptist Chapel serves 3 million meals to needy in three decades

Life on the streets teaches resourcefulness. Homeless people learn how to survive. So do the ministries that serve them.

       
Prestidge and Burgin to receive 2016 Legacy Awards

Prestidge and Burgin to receive 2016 Legacy Awards

Texas Baptists will honor Sam Prestidge, founder of Singing Men of Texas, and Tillie Burgin, founder of Mission Arlington, with Legacy Awards at the historic Independence Baptist Church.

       
Baylor Alumni Association approves legal settlement with university

Baylor Alumni Association approves legal settlement with university

Members of the Baylor Alumni Association voted to approve a legal settlement with Baylor University, resolving a lawsuit filed in 2014. And representatives of both parties in the suit hope it ends a feud that dates back about 15 years.

       
 
 
 
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