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Baylor researchers link job satisfaction and attachment to God

Baylor researchers link job satisfaction and attachment to God

People who see God as a “secure base” for intimacy and attachment are more likely to be emotionally committed to their workplace and satisfied with their jobs, Baylor University researchers concluded.

       
Wayland professor sworn in as U.S. citizen

Wayland professor sworn in as U.S. citizen

While political candidates debate immigration, one Chinese immigrant and Wayland Baptist University professor looks forward to casting her vote in the general election this year, after becoming a U.S. citizen.

       
CommonCall: Strange family, assembled by God

CommonCall: Strange family, assembled by God

Chad and Cheri Strange of Temple didn’t set out to have a large family. They just were determined to follow God’s will for their lives.

       
Bruntmyer named president of Hardin-Simmons University

Bruntmyer named president of Hardin-Simmons University

Trustees at Hardin-Simmons University elected Eric Bruntmyer, an attorney and university administrator, as the Abilene school’s 16th president.

       
Around the State: ETBU inaugurates president; Ag Department honors Texas Hunger Initiative

Around the State: ETBU inaugurates president; Ag Department honors Texas Hunger Initiative

East Texas Baptist University inaugurated Blair Blackburn as the school’s 13th president. The Texas Department of Agriculture honored the Texas Hunger Initiative with its Fresh Perspectives’ Award.

       

Obituary: Charlie M. Singleton

Obituary for Charlie M. Singleton, 69, third director of Baptist General Convention of Texas African-American Ministries.

       
ETBU students organize Bible-reading marathon

ETBU students organize Bible-reading marathon

East Texas Baptist University students organized an on-campus, around-the-clock marathon to read through the entire Bible publicly.

       
Hardin-Simmons marks 125th anniversary

Hardin-Simmons marks 125th anniversary

Hardin-Simmons University honored its past and looked toward its next 125 years at a convocation Feb. 18.

       
TBM board hears reports on far-flung ministries

TBM board hears reports on far-flung ministries

The Texas Baptist Men board of directors honored two longtime employees and heard reports on TBM volunteer ministries around the world during their Feb. 20 meeting.

       
The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board voted Feb. 23 to change the convention’s focus on clergy sexual misconduct. It will implement a sexual abuse prevention program and will eliminate its confidential file of clergy charged with misdeeds.

BGCT sexual misconduct policy replaces file with prevention

The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board voted to change the convention’s focus on clergy sexual misconduct. It will implement a sexual abuse prevention program and will eliminate its confidential file of clergy charged with misdeeds.

       
Truett Seminary explores merger with Leland Center

Truett Seminary explores merger with Leland Center

Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary in Waco and the John Leland Center for Theological Studies in Arlington, Va., have initiated steps toward a merger.

       
Churches need plans to deal with sex offenders, expert insists

Churches need plans to deal with sex offenders, expert insists

Congregations should develop strategies for when—not if—a registered sex offender arrives at church, a licensed sex offender treatment provider told a group of Denton Baptist Association ministers.

       
Ministers have responsibility to report child porn users

Ministers have responsibility to report child porn users

Ministers who learn church members view child pornography have a responsibility to report what they know to law enforcement, a licensed professional counselor told a Denton Baptist Association seminar.

       

Jeane Law estate gift benefits Texas WMU

A gift from the estate of longtime Texas Baptist missions leader Jeane Law will benefit Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas.

       
Texas Racing Commission repeals historical racing rule

Texas Racing Commission repeals historical racing rule

Opponents of gambling expansion in Texas scored a victory Feb. 18 when the Texas Racing Commission voted to repeal a rule change that would have allowed electronic historical racing terminals at horse and greyhound tracks.

       
 
 
 
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