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Obituary: William Davenport

 William Davenport, 86, died in Karnes City after long career as Baptist pastor.

       
Buckner Family Pathways receives grant to help moms

Buckner Family Pathways receives grant to help moms

The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation awarded a $15,000 Texas Fund Grant to the Buckner Family Pathways program in Lubbock for its work helping single-parent families.

       
Rabbi sees evangelicals and Orthodox Jews as allies

Rabbi sees evangelicals and Orthodox Jews as strategic allies

Evangelical Christians who may feel marginalized in an increasingly secular society should find kinship and common ground with Orthodox Jews, a rabbi told students and faculty at Baylor University.

       
TBM shifting gears—not pulling out—after month in Rowlett

TBM shifting gears—not pulling out—after month in Rowlett

After one month and more than 2,000 volunteer days providing disaster relief to tornado-ravaged parts North Texas, Texas Baptist Men prepared to move from a broad-based day-to-day presence to specialized teams serving on request.

       
Logsdon’s new Maston Chair wants to address relevant issues, foster discipleship

Logsdon’s new Maston Chair wants to foster discipleship

The new T.B. Maston Chair of Christian Ethics at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary hopes to honor the legacy of the pioneering 20th century Baptist ethicist by introducing students to the subject and making it applicable to ministry in Texas churches.

       
Buckner and Baylor shaped Kenyan’s ministry to the poor

Buckner and Baylor shaped Kenyan’s ministry to the poor

When asked about her work with Kenyan orphans and children in poverty, the normally upbeat Rose Wasike paused as tears fill her eyes.

       
Grand jury indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood videos

Grand jury indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood videos

A Texas grand jury investigating video-recorded allegations that Planned Parenthood illegally sold fetal organs instead indicted two of the people who made the controversial undercover videos.

       
Texas Baptist university students serve on MLK Day

Texas Baptist university students serve on MLK Day

Texas Baptist university students paid tribute to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by spending the national holiday that honors him in community service.

       

Obituaries: Dan McQueen and George Clark

Obituaries: Dan McQueen and George Clark

       
Around the State: DBU ribbon-cutting

Around the State: DBU ribbon-cutting, HPU CFO

Dallas Baptist University dedicates student learning center. Howard Payne University names Michael Rodgers chief financial officer. Jennifer Maggio scheduled as keynote speaker at Legacy of Love Single Moms Conference in Canton.

       
Abortions in Texas decline significantly

Abortions in Texas decline significantly

Few issues create division like debate over abortion. But pro-life and pro-choice advocates in Texas agree on at least one point: The number of abortions in the state has declined in recent years.

       
About 200 baptized at cowboy church crusade

About 200 baptized at cowboy church crusade

More than 250 people made public professions of faith in Christ and about 200 were baptized during the Main Event Crusade at the Cowboy Church of Corsicana.

       
Paid fantasy sports sites violate Texas law

Paid fantasy sports sites violate Texas law, attorney general says

Paid daily fantasy sports sites run contrary to Texas law, Attorney General Ken Paxton said.

       
Baylor provost resigns

Baylor provost resigns after less than eight months

After less than eight months on the job, Edwin Trevathan resigned as Baylor University’s provost and executive vice president.

       
Around the State: Church safety seminar

Around the State: Church safety seminar, ETBU award-winner, HSU enrichment program

Heart of Texas Baptist Camp sponsors a church safety seminar. Molly Woodruff receives the President's Award at East Texas Baptist University. Deadline Feb. 29 to apply for summer enrichment program at Hardin-Simmons University.

       
 
 
 
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