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New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in bus crash

New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in crash

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels grieved the deaths of 13 members killed in a March 29 bus crash and prayed for the recovery of another member who was hospitalized after the wreck.

       
Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Baylor University leaders faced strong criticism from Texas senators who are pondering whether to require the private university to comply with state open records laws.  

       
Holloway at Logsdon

‘Just who do you think you are?” Holloway asks in annual Maston Lectures

A hopeful, thankful view of humanity as seen through the lens of Christianity provides a counterpoint to the dystopian view of posthumanism, theologian Jeph Holloway told audiences at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary.

       
House committee holds hearing on child welfare religious liberty bill

House committee holds hearing on child welfare religious liberty bill

The House State Affairs Committee heard testimony March 29 on a bill proponents say would protect the religious liberty rights of faith-based child welfare providers and opponents labeled a “religious refusal bill” that would allow discrimination against same-sex couples.

       
Bulletin: At least 12 killed, 3 injured in New Braunfels church bus crash

Bulletin: At least 13 killed, 2 injured in New Braunfels church bus crash

A senior adult group from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels was returning from a retreat when a crash occurred. At least 13 were killed and two others injured.

       
DBU students serve and learn over spring break

DBU students serve and learn over spring break

More than 200 Dallas Baptist University students spent spring break traveling the country and the world to teach sports clinics, build houses, provide safe rides, sing in cathedrals, study leadership and explore international business.

       
BWA leader emphasizes ‘essential oneness’ of Christian world communion

BWA leader emphasizes ‘essential oneness’ of Christian world communion

The Baptist World Alliance represents a Christian world communion, not just an affinity group or organization, the international fellowship’s general secretary told an assembly at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Country Church thrives in East Texas

Country Church thrives in East Texas

When Pastor Jordan Wilson reflects on all God has done in the three-and-a-half years since Tyler County Country Church began, he is in awe.

       
International BUA team serves in Arkansas

International BUA team serves in Arkansas

An international student team from Baptist University of the Américas spent spring break working in community ministries with a church in Arkansas.

       
Conroe company provides computers for Buckner Family Pathways moms

Conroe company provides computers for Buckner Family Pathways moms

Bruce Freeman often helps people put their computers back together. He uses those same skills to help vulnerable single mothers build new lives for themselves and their children.

       
Boxing champ points to victory in Jesus

Boxing champ points to victory in Jesus

As an Olympic gold medalist and two-time heavyweight boxing champion, George Foreman understands what victory means. But a near-death experience led to his greatest triumph, when he found faith in Christ, he told an audience at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

       
Hearing on voucher-style education bill draws a crowd

Hearing on voucher-style bill draws a crowd

Dozens of Texans testified before the Senate Education Committee on a bill proponents hailed as school choice but which critics called a voucher scheme that would violate religious liberty and undermine public education.

       
Spring break a ‘week of transformation’ in South Texas community

Spring break a ‘week of transformation’ in South Texas community

In seven days, volunteers from around Texas changed the lives of seven families in one Rio Grande Valley community.

       
ETBU students spend spring break on mission

ETBU students spend spring break on mission

East Texas Baptist University students spent spring break demonstrating the love of Christ by serving people in the jungles of Belize, in a storm-damaged area of South Louisiana and on the beaches of South Padre Island.

       
Inmate field ministers see wide-ranging impact inside prison

Inmate field ministers see wide-ranging impact inside prison

Michael Rios understands good intentions do not necessarily keep anybody out of prison. Life change demands a strong spiritual foundation, he knows now.

       
 
 
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