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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.

       
Nigerian humanitarian crisis presents security threat, human rights group insists

Nigerian crisis presents security threat, human rights group insists

Officials with the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative urged President Obama to appoint a special envoy to Nigeria and the Lake Chad region of Africa to deal with what they called “one of the worst humanitarian crises of our day.”

       
Unchurched will talk about faith, study shows

Unchurched will talk about faith, study shows

Americans who don’t go to church are happy to talk about religion and often think about the meaning of life, a new study from LifeWay Research showed.

       
Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Evangelism is the lifeblood of evangelical Christians, but some say service is, too. While both may drive their efforts as they reach refugees, care comes before—and, sometimes, without—conversion.

       
Research shows U.S. parents less happy than childless people

Research shows U.S. parents less happy than childless people

American parents generally are not as happy as people who aren’t parents, new research reveals.

       
Around the State: Baylor Campus Kitchen awarded; Students build in Bartlesville

Around the State: Baylor Campus Kitchen awarded; Students build in Bartlesville

Baylor University's Campus Kitchen received national recognition. Ninety students volunteered with Texas Baptists’ Bounce program to rehabilitate homes in Bartlesville, Okla., for families in need.

       
Analysis: Southern Baptists will need a bigger tent

Analysis: Southern Baptists will need a bigger tent

Not too long ago, the Southern Baptist Convention was known more for what—and often who—it rejected than what it included. But over the past decade, that began to change.

       
White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

Nearly six out of 10 white evangelical Protestants believe the United States has been a Christian nation but is not now.

       
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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