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American church must reject cultural accommodation, Roger Olson asserts

Reject accommodation, Olson urges churches

The church should give the world a glimpse of the kingdom of God, but cultural accommodation and nationalism prevent American congregations from fulfilling their calling, theologian Roger Olson said.

       
Disaster relief completed at Caddo Lake, continues in Southeast Texas

Disaster relief completed at Caddo Lake, continues in Southeast Texas

Texas Baptist Men volunteers completed disaster relief in the Caddo Lake area but relief efforts continued and long-term recovery began more than 150 miles to the south in Orange and Newton counties.

       
Teens with Down syndrome help develop special-needs ministry in Germany

Teens with Down syndrome help develop special-needs ministry in Germany

People who know Tyler Tooley and Blake Dorchester see them as extraordinary in countless ways. Both born with Down syndrome, the young men do not let special needs prevent them from serving God.

       
Buckner Family Hope Center builds Men of Honor

Buckner Family Hope Center builds Men of Honor

As a volunteer mentor through the Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood’s Men of Honor program, Lester O’Garro seeks to be a positive influence in the lives of young men in South Dallas.

       
Jen Hatmaker details personal journey for justice

Jen Hatmaker details personal journey for justice

Hatmaker advised advocates to treat justice work as a marathon, not a sprint.

       
Disaster relief and recovery overlap in Newton County

Disaster relief and recovery overlap in Newton County

While Texas Baptist Men continue to provide disaster relief at several sites in East Texas, including Newton County, the Baptist General Convention of Texas has begun enlisting volunteers for long-term disaster recovery to help a church in Deweyville.

       
Around the State: DBU students in D.C.; HPU Fest scheduled; Baylor receives $1 million gift;

Around the State: DBU students in D.C.; Baylor receives $1 million gift

Dallas Baptist University students learn leadership in Washington, D.C. HPU Fest features Josh Wilson and Jason Gray. Gift enables Baylor to create endowed Christian missions fund.

       

Obituaries: Holli Fish Lancaster and Frances Ann Russell

Obituaries for Holli Fish Lancaster and Frances Ann Russell.

       
Church makes its home among the homeless

Church makes its home among the homeless

All the problems Jerry struggled with in his ministry seemed to come from owning a building. Then he realized: “Maybe I could start a church without a building.”

       
Four Texas Baptist schools ban handguns on campus; more likely to follow

Four Texas Baptist schools ban handguns on campus; more likely to follow

Four universities affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas will not allow concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons on campus, and other Texas Baptist schools appear likely to join them.

       
Former Baylor student sues over sexual assault by football player

Former Baylor student sues over sexual assault by football player

A former Baylor University student who reported former Bears football player Tevin Elliott raped her has filed a lawsuit asserting multiple Title IX violations and negligence.

       
TBM disaster relief workers top 700 volunteer days in East Texas

TBM disaster relief workers top 700 volunteer days in East Texas

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief workers have donated 700-plus volunteer days to meet widespread needs in flooded parts of East Texas. And with more than 280 work requests left to complete, they see no immediate end in sight.

       
Teens rebuild flood-damaged homes in youth minister’s hometown

Teens rebuild flood-damaged homes in youth minister’s hometown

When Bobby Catt, minister of students at First Baptist Church in San Angelo, discovered a student missions opportunity in Wimberley, he couldn’t wait to sign up his youth group to serve in his hometown.

       
ETBU students repair single mom’s home during spring break

ETBU students repair single mom’s home during spring break

Twenty-two East Texas Baptist University students spent their spring break helping a single mom and daughter with much-needed repairs of their home.

       
DBU students serve through Beach Reach and Habitat for Humanity

DBU students serve through Beach Reach and Habitat for Humanity

While many college students enjoyed rest and relaxation during spring break, student teams from Dallas Baptist University served others and shared the gospel on South Padre Island and at a construction project in Colorado.

       
 
 
 
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