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Church size matters regarding views on racial inequality, study shows

Church size matters regarding views on racial inequality, study shows

Congregational size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.

Baylor’s Project Promise makes impact on gifted low-income students

Baylor’s Project Promise makes impact on gifted low-income students

Baylor University’s School of Education is making an impact on lower-income gifted and talented students through the Project Promise summer program.

HSU President Lanny Hall announces retirement

HSU President Lanny Hall announces retirement

After more than a quarter-century serving in the top administrative post at three Texas Baptist universities, Lanny Hall plans to retire next year as president of Hardin-Simmons University.

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute moves toward ATS accreditation

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute has moved one step closer to accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools.

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Baptist institutions consider impact of same-sex marriage ruling

In the wake of the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationally, some religiously affiliated educational and benevolent institutions face unanswered questions about their policies.

River Ministry shifts focus to urban centers in Mexican interior

River Ministry shifts focus to urban centers in Mexican interior

After more than four decades of missions work in rural villages along the Rio Grande, Texas Baptists’ River Ministry is expanding deeper into Mexico’s interior, focusing on rapidly growing cities where half the nation’s population lives.

DBU students begin summer serving in Chile

DBU students begin summer serving in Chile

Nineteen Dallas Baptist University students—all members of service fraternities and sororities—began their summer vacation ministering in Chile.

Texas Baptist Hunger Offering provides food for Dom people in Gaza

Texas Baptist Hunger Offering provides food for Dom people in Gaza

A marginalized people group in the Gaza Strip that receives little government aid benefits from food provided through the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

Obituary: David Hall

David Hall, 67, longtime pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church in Garland, died June 20 in Rowlett.

Texas Tidbits: Baptist Health Foundation assists agencies aiding Texas flood victims

Texas Tidbits: Baptist Health Foundation assists agencies aiding Texas flood victims

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio awarded $25,000 to Texas Baptist Men and $50,000 to the Texas Salvation Army to help rural flood victims.

Texas worship band helps students navigate life’s journey

Texas worship band helps students navigate life’s journey

For 15 years, the Texas-based worship band Burgundy Road has helped teenagers and young adults navigate life’s journey.

Trailer park congregations central to church planter’s ministry

Trailer park congregations central to church planter’s ministry

Trailer parks exist on the periphery of some people’s lives—transient communities on the edge of town, occupied by residents they may see as living on the edge of society. But they are central to the ministry of one North Texas Baptist church planter.

DBU students lead worship conference in Canada

DBU students lead worship conference in Canada

Students from Dallas Baptist University journeyed to Canada to lead a conference on congregational worship for about two-dozen churches of varied ethnic backgrounds in the Vancouver area.

ETBU students learn and serve in Africa

ETBU students learn and serve in Africa

Two student groups from East Texas Baptist University who traveled to Africa served 1,800 miles apart, but they shared a common purpose—to learn about cross-cultural missions and servant leadership.

Taking Jesus seriously in East Texas

Taking Jesus seriously in East Texas

From both his pulpit and his back porch, Kyle Childress has been asking questions about violence and war, poverty and wealth, and caring for God’s earth.

 
 
 
 
 
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