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Austin Baptist Chapel serves 3 million meals to needy in three decades

Austin Baptist Chapel serves 3 million meals to needy in three decades

Life on the streets teaches resourcefulness. Homeless people learn how to survive. So do the ministries that serve them.

       
Prestidge and Burgin to receive 2016 Legacy Awards

Prestidge and Burgin to receive 2016 Legacy Awards

Texas Baptists will honor Sam Prestidge, founder of Singing Men of Texas, and Tillie Burgin, founder of Mission Arlington, with Legacy Awards at the historic Independence Baptist Church.

       
Baylor Alumni Association approves legal settlement with university

Baylor Alumni Association approves legal settlement with university

Members of the Baylor Alumni Association voted to approve a legal settlement with Baylor University, resolving a lawsuit filed in 2014. And representatives of both parties in the suit hope it ends a feud that dates back about 15 years.

       
Wayland board elects Bobby Hall president

Wayland board elects Bobby Hall president

Wayland Baptist University trustees elected Bobby Hall as the university's president less than two weeks after a search committee announced him as its lone finalist from among seven candidates.

       
Two ETBU freshmen student-athletes drown

Two ETBU freshmen student-athletes drown

Two East Texas Baptist University freshmen student-athletes drowned April 28 in an off-campus pond in Marshall.

       
Congreso youth challenged to become changemakers

Congreso youth challenged to become changemakers

A New York minister challenged Hispanic Texas Baptist young people to make change happen in the world by living differently than the world.

       
Disaster relief begins in Houston; recovery continues in SE Texas

Disaster relief begins in Houston; recovery continues in SE Texas

As floodwaters began to recede, Texas Baptists assessed needs and initiated disaster relief in the Houston area while wrapping up relief and beginning long-term recovery in Southeast Texas.

       
Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Two Dallas churches—one predominantly Anglo, the other historically African-American—surmount racial and geographical differences to minister to their city’s poor. (BNG)

       
ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

Nine students from East Texas Baptist University served in Belize with Hope Springs Water—an Athens-based ministry committed to provide safe water, sanitation and public health education to developing countries.

       
Baptist Standard receives national recognition

Baptist Standard receives national recognition

The Baptist Standard received eight awards during the recent national meetings of the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association.

       
Institutions shape character and instill virtue, theologian asserts

Institutions shape character and instill virtue, theologian asserts

Christians should recognize the importance of institutions such as churches and universities in shaping character and instilling virtue, theologian Gregory Jones told a crowd at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Persecution and genocide demand response from U.S. Christians

Persecution and genocide demand response from U.S. Christians

Genocide of religious minorities and assaults on religious freedom that have fueled an international refugee crisis demand a response from Christians and other people of good will, panelists at a Baylor University forum agreed.

       
Gregory Jones of Duke named Baylor provost and executive VP

Gregory Jones of Duke named Baylor provost and executive VP

Baylor University named Gregory Jones of Duke Divinity School its executive vice president and provost.

       
Around the State: TBM offering disaster relief; student missions marks 70th anniversary; HSU names dean

Around the State: TBM offers disaster relief; student missions marks 70 years

Texas Baptist Men assess the situation in Houston and continue disaster relief in Southeast Texas. Texas Baptists' student missions program marks 70 years. Stephen Cook named dean at Hardin-Simmons University.

       
East Texas family onboard the 'foster love train'

East Texas family onboard the 'foster love train'

Robin and Barry Wright of Lufkin saw their family grow after they contacted Buckner Children and Family Services about becoming foster parents.

       
 
 
 
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