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Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insists

Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insist

Racial reconciliation should begin through believers in the church, Bryan Carter, pastor of Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, told Youth Minstry Conclave participants.

       
DBU students present the gospel to children and youth in Spain

DBU students present the gospel to children and youth in Spain

A team from Dallas Baptist University spent their fall break in Spain, leading a Vacation Bible School-style program for students at the Alfa y Omega School in Denia.

       
Texas Baptists to celebrate service at annual meeting in Waco

Texas Baptists to celebrate service at annual meeting in Waco

“Celebrating Service” is the theme of the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Waco, Nov. 13-15, as Texas Baptists recognize the work of affiliated institutions.

       
 Moisés Rodriguez named acting president at BUA

Moisés Rodriguez named acting president at BUA

Trustees of Baptist University of the Américas named Moisés Rodriguez acting president of the San Antonio school. 

       
Baptists serve hurricane victims on multiple fronts

Updated: Baptists serve hurricane victims on multiple fronts

Baptists are providing disaster relief to people affected by Hurricane Matthew on multiple fronts—in Haiti, Cuba and the southeastern United States.

       
Lewisville pastor nominee for BGCT 1st VP

Lewisville pastor nominee for BGCT 1st VP

Joseph Fields, founding pastor of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Lewisville, will be nominated for first vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas at its annual meeting, Nov. 13-15 in Waco.

       
Doug Hodo, Houston Baptist University president emeritus, dies at 81

Doug Hodo, Houston Baptist University president emeritus, dies at 81

Edward Douglas “Doug” Hodo, the second president of Houston Baptist University, died Oct.10 at his home in Boerne. He was 81.

       
Baylor Scott & White names president-elect

Baylor Scott & White names president-elect

James H. Hinton, who has led Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services more than two decades, is the next president and chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health and the first non-Baptist to lead the historically Baptist hospital system.

       
Fun at home may satisfy more than time together elsewhere, Baylor study finds

Baylor study: Fun at home may satisfy more than time together elsewhere

While family fun often is associated with new and exciting activities, family leisure spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a more effective route to happiness, a Baylor University study indicates.

       
Bryan pastor Heiligman nominee for BGCT 2nd VP

Bryan pastor Heiligman nominee for BGCT 2nd VP

Jim Heiligman, pastor of First Baptist Church in Bryan, will be nominated for second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas at Texas Baptists’ annual meeting, Nov. 13-15 in Waco.

       
Baylor names chief compliance officer

Baylor names chief compliance officer

In response to a recommendation from Pepper Hamilton, the law firm that investigated Baylor University’s handling of sexual assault complaints, Baylor named attorney Doug Welch as the school’s chief compliance officer.

       
Christian community developers can ‘make America great again’

Christian community developers can ‘make America great again’

Christians who work together in community development can become “the ones who actually make America great again,” Jeremy Everett of the Texas Hunger Initiative told participants at the No Need Among You Conference.

       
Refugee crisis offers opportunity to show love of Jesus, panelists say

Refugee crisis offers opportunity to show love of Jesus, panelists say

The global refugee crisis presents Texas Christians a tangible, significant opportunity to express the love of Jesus to the world’s most vulnerable people, a panel at the No Need Among You Conference insisted.

       
Churches can lead dialogue to bridge racial divide, sociologist says

Churches can lead dialogue to bridge racial divide, sociologist says

Because Christians recognize the reality of sin, churches have the potential to lead honest interracial dialogue that could unite a polarized nation, a sociologist told a Texas Christian Community Development Network conference.

       
Corsicana pastor Reeves nominee for BGCT president

Corsicana pastor nominee for BGCT president

Danny Reeves, pastor of First Baptist Church in Corsicana and second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, will be nominated for president at the BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15.

       
 
 
 
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