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Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

The African-American Fellowship of Texas annual meeting and evangelism conference began with prayer and ended with communion, involved participants in missions outreach and focused on the theme, “Making Christ Known.”

       
Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Messengers to the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas annual meeting elected officers, approved a budget of more than $100,000 and emphasized the importance of educating the rising generation.

       
Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

President Obama joined others in honoring five Dallas law enforcement officers who gave their lives, and he called for the kind of unity that demands an honest appraisal of racial disharmony in the United States.

       
Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

In the immediate aftermath of a peaceful protest that turned into an ambush claiming the lives of four Dallas police and a transportation system officer, pastors and other Christian leaders prayed together and urged a calm response in a potentially volatile environment.

       
Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Art Briles, former head football coach at Baylor University, submitted a motion to be removed as a defendant in a Title IX lawsuit that alleges Baylor failed to respond to sexual assault complaints.

       
Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

As part of Baylor University's continuing response to incidents of sexual violence, Provost Gregory Jones convened the first meeting of a task force on spiritual life and character formation.

       
Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

When tragedy struck, leaving teenaged twins without a mother, God used a church family to create a new family.

       
Buckner Family Pathways helps mother escape hopelessness

Buckner Family Pathways helps mother escape hopelessness

At Buckner Family Pathways, Leticia Harley soon discovered her new apartment was more than a place to live. It was a place of healing and hope.

       
Journey to Acton: Explore Davy Crockett’s Baptist family ties

Journey to Acton: Explore Davy Crockett’s Baptist family ties

Several sites near Acton and Granbury are related both to the Davy Crockett family and its Baptist connections.

       
Baptists strengthen state by investing in Hispanic education

Baptists strengthen state by investing in Hispanic education

When Texas Baptists contribute toward educational opportunities for Hispanic youth, they are investing in the state’s future, Albert Reyes told a Hispanic Texas Baptist gathering.

       
First ESL class graduates from Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood

First ESL class graduates from Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood

Manuela Rodriguez tried her best to help her children with their homework, but she was limited. That’s starting to change. Rodriguez recently was part of the first graduating class of an English-as-a-Second-Language class through the Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood in Dallas.

       
Baylor interim president cites continued improvements

Baylor interim president cites continued Title IX response improvements

Baylor University is in the process improving its counseling center, campus security and more, Interim President David Garland reported in a letter to the Baylor Family.

       
Journey to Southlake: The Baptist Lonesome Dove

Journey to Southlake: The Baptist Lonesome Dove

When author Larry McMurtry saw a van from Lonesome Dove Baptist Church—the oldest Baptist congregation in Tarrant County—parked outside a restaurant in Oklahoma, where he was eating breakfast, it inspired the name of his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

       
Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulation

By a 5-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that required abortion clinics to meet surgical center standards and any doctor performing an abortion at a clinic to have admitting privileges at a hospital not more than 30 miles away.

       
Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor and Briles agree to terminate relationship

Baylor University and former Head Football Coach Art Briles mutually agreed to terminate their employment relationship after eight seasons and a sexual assault scandal that resulted in the university president’s demotion and the athletic director’s resignation and prompted federal lawsuits.

       
 
 
 
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