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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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Texas CBF deferred to BGCT, Mason reports

Across the past 25 years, Texas Baptists affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship deferred to the Baptist General Convention of Texas, "to our detriment," Dallas pastor George Mason claimed.

       
Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

Big 12 requests full report from Baylor regarding sexual assaults

The Big 12 board of directors has asked Baylor University to provide all information from the outside investigation into the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints—particularly related to Baylor’s athletic program.

       
Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

Journey to Nacogdoches: Massie Millard and the Old North Church

The story of the Baptists who formed Old North Church is filled with danger, drama, devotion to Christ and, in its earliest days, inspired by a 19-year-old newlywed—Massie Millard.

       
Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

Third lawsuit filed against Baylor for way school dealt with assaults

A third federal lawsuit has been filed against Baylor, alleging that the school failed to protect its students who had been sexually assaulted. (Austin-American Statesman)

       
Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Bounce student volunteers rehabilitate Dallas homes

Middle school and high school students from churches across Texas spent a week of their summer vacation helping inner-city Dallas residents rehabilitate a dozen homes.

       
Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

Texas Baptist delivers food to school and hospital in North Korea

A Korean Texas Baptist minister returned recently from North Korea, where he verified delivery of 3.5 tons of corn to a school for orphans and one ton of noodles to a hospital.

       
Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three former students sue Baylor, alleging sexual assault

Three women filed a federal lawsuit June 15 against Baylor University, alleging they were sexually assaulted on or near campus.

       
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Statewide, children need Christian foster families

Buckner Children and Family Services is asking Texas Baptist parents to pray about opening their homes to children in desperate need of foster care.

       
Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Fort Parker, near Groesbeck, is the site of the amazing story of one of the first Baptist families to settle in Texas.

       
Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation hinders summer meal program

Lack of transportation creates a hurdle for many low-income families in Texas whose children could benefit from free summer meals, a study by the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University shows.

       
Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Baylor a ‘flawed family’ but still a family, interim president says

Interim President David Garland—who sat down for an extensive interview with the Baptist Standard—hopes people think about Baylor University in totally different ways by this time next year. 

       
Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed-in-The Spirit Baptists

Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed -in-the-Spirit Baptists

Travel to Elkhart to visit the site of the “Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Regular Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church" and the grave of its founder, Daniel Parker.

       
TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

When the rain-swollen Brazos River reached a century-high level and spilled out its banks, displacing hundreds of families in communities northwest and southwest of Houston, Texas Baptist Men responded immediately with hot meals.

       
Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

The leader of Pastors for Texas Children commended Texas State House Speaker Joe Straus for calling on lawmakers to study school finance and recommend improvements in the system before the 2017 legislative session.

       
 
 
 
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