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Christians in Nigeria face crisis beyond the attention of the West

Christians in Nigeria face crisis beyond the attention of the West

Christians in Nigeria face a humanitarian crisis, but few in the West recognize the severity of the persecution Nigerians endure, Benjamin Kwashi, an Anglican archbishop from northern Nigeria, said during his recent visit to Dallas.

       
Group calls for reform of Baylor board of regents

Group calls for reform of Baylor board of regents

A group of prominent Baylor University alumni and donors have launched a nonprofit organization that will seek what its organizers call “wholesale reform” of the university’s board of regents in the wake of revelations about Baylor’s response to sexual violence.

       
America risks squandering religious liberty, Os Guinness says

America risks squandering religious liberty, Os Guinness says

An unprecedented “sea change” in how America views religious freedom places the nation’s greatest gift to the world at risk, social critic and author Os Guinness told a gathering at Dallas Baptist University.

       
Written Pepper Hamilton report could have delayed action, Baylor regents say

Written Pepper Hamilton report could have delayed action, Baylor regents say

The Pepper Hamilton law firm that investigated Baylor University’s response to sexual assault complaints presented an oral rather than written report to the board of regents in part because producing a document could have delayed the process about nine months, two Baptist ministers who serve as regents said.

       
Struggling student found life-changing help at Bucker Family Hope Center

Struggling student found life-changing help at Buckner center

New to town with few friends, Abigail Garcia didn’t know what she was getting herself into when she followed a classmate’s recommendation to go to the local Buckner Family Hope Center. The moment she crossed the threshold, her life changed more than she possibly could realize.

       
Discarded medical supplies benefit patients in Ghana and Kurdistan

Discarded medical supplies benefit patients in Ghana and Kurdistan

Medical supplies from North Texas will benefit patients at a Baptist hospital in Ghana and refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, thanks to two healthcare professionals from Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall and Texas Baptist Men.

       
UMHB grad uses art therapy in ministry to deaf in Honduras

UMHB grad uses art therapy in ministry to deaf in Honduras

Rachel Lewis graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in May with a major in art, a minor in psychology and a passion to use what she learned to share the gospel and make disciples for Christ.

       
Damning details emerge about sexual assaults at Baylor

Damning details emerge about sexual assaults at Baylor University

Baylor University regents told a national newspaper about gang rapes allegedly perpetrated by football players, and the school’s chief operating officer acknowledged Baylor’s campus police failed for more than a year to respond to a reported rape. Baylor Interim President David Garland issued a public statement pledging greater transparency.

       
Starr book describes years of disagreements with Baylor regents

Starr book describes years of disagreements with Baylor regents

In his forthcoming book, former Baylor University President Ken Starr writes the school’s board of regents had been working in the three years before his firing to shift his role from chief executive to a nonexecutive fundraiser. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
Details emerge in Baylor sexual violence scandal

Regents release some details about Baylor sexual violence scandal

In interviews with the Wall Street Journal, some regents at Baylor University released findings from an outside investigation conducted by Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton. (Dallas Morning News)

       
Baylor Line Foundation names veteran fund-raiser Holt executive VP

Baylor Line Foundation names veteran fund-raiser Holt executive VP

The Baylor Line Foundation named Allen Holt executive vice president of the organization, effective Nov. 1.

       
Church disbanded but Valerio family missions legacy endures

Church disbanded but Valerio family missions legacy endures

When Primera Iglesia Bautista de Kinwood in north Houston disbanded and sold its property, the congregation wanted to honor the memory of Mike Valerio, the church’s pastor more than 50 years, and ensure his family’s missions legacy endures.

       
TBM volunteers provide pure water and disaster relief globally

TBM volunteers provide pure water and disaster relief globally

Texas Baptist Men heard reports on far-flung water-purification and well-drilling projects and widespread involvement in disaster relief during their board of directors meeting and at the TBM annual convention in Dallas.

       
Nominations for committees and boards presented to BGCT annual meeting

Nominations for committees and boards presented to BGCT annual meeting in Waco

Nominations to be considered by messengers to the 2016 BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15, in Waco, are presented by the Committee on Committees, Committee to Nominate Executive Board Directors and the Committee on Nominations for Boards of Affiliated Ministries.

       
Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Texas needs comprehensive payday lending reform that creates market incentives for lenders to “do the right thing,” a recent Baylor University graduate concluded in her senior thesis.

       
 
 
 
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