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Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three women filed a federal lawsuit June 15 against Baylor University, alleging they were sexually assaulted on or near campus.

       
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Statewide, children need Christian foster families

Buckner Children and Family Services is asking Texas Baptist parents to pray about opening their homes to children in desperate need of foster care.

       
Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Fort Parker, near Groesbeck, is the site of the amazing story of one of the first Baptist families to settle in Texas.

       
Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation creates a hurdle for many low-income families in Texas whose children could benefit from free summer meals, a study by the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University shows.

       
Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Interim President David Garland—who sat down for an extensive interview with the Baptist Standard—hopes people think about Baylor University in totally different ways by this time next year. 

       
Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed-in-The Spirit Baptists

Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed -in-the-Spirit Baptists

Travel to Elkhart to visit the site of the “Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Regular Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church" and the grave of its founder, Daniel Parker.

       
TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

When the rain-swollen Brazos River reached a century-high level and spilled out its banks, displacing hundreds of families in communities northwest and southwest of Houston, Texas Baptist Men responded immediately with hot meals.

       
Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

The leader of Pastors for Texas Children commended Texas State House Speaker Joe Straus for calling on lawmakers to study school finance and recommend improvements in the system before the 2017 legislative session.

       
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Garland: Baylor intends to ensure student safety

“All possible resources are being deployed to foster a culture on campus that is characterized by dignity, integrity and respect for others, including the awareness and prevention of sexual assault.” — Baylor University Interim President David Garland

       
Coalition suggests ways congregations can fight hunger

Coalition suggests ways churches can fight hunger

The faith community action team of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions presented proven strategies congregations can implement to fight hunger.

       
Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report on sexual violence

Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report

The executive committee of The Baylor Line Foundation—formerly the Baylor Alumni Association—urged Baylor University’s board of regents to release the full report by the law firm that investigated the university’s response to reports of sexual violence.

       
Lynn Craft, longtime Foundation leader, dead at age 73

Lynn Craft, longtime Baptist Foundation of Texas president, dies

Lynn Craft, who led the Baptist Foundation of Texas—now HighGround Advisors—more than three and a half decades, died May 31. He was 73.

       
Major shake-up at Baylor University

Major shake-up at Baylor University

In a week of fast-moving events and sweeping change, Baylor University lost a president and chancellor, a head football coach and an athletic director, gained an interim president and an acting football coach, and found itself in an unwanted national spotlight.

       
Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Angel Hardy knew living in a travel trailer parked in the backyard of her friend’s house was no way to live—for her or her son. She found help through Buckner's Family Pathways program.

       
Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

Texas Baptist universities generally opt out of campus carry

Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

       
 
 
 
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