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Baylor will not become a sanctuary campus, interim president says

Baylor will not become a sanctuary campus, interim president says

Baylor University will comply with privacy laws that protect student records revealing immigration status, but it will not declare itself a "sanctuary campus,"  Interim President David Garland said.

       
Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows.

       
BGCT receives $1 million grant from Lilly to help pastors

BGCT receives $1 million grant from Lilly to help pastors

The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to participate in its national initiative to address economic challenges facing pastoral leaders.

       
Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold gala slated

Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold Gala slated

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor trustees approved construction of a 46,000-square-foot residence hall. Derek Haas will be the keynote speaker at the Going for the Gold Gala to benefit Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Howard Payne University launched a four-year biomedical science program.

       
Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

A biblical view of money management begins with the understanding that everything belongs to God, Bruce Ammons, author of Conquering Debt God’s Way, told students at Wayland Baptist University.

       
World Series MVP and DBU alum gives glory to God

World Series MVP, DBU alum, gives God the glory

Athletic glory fades, but God’s glory endures, 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player Ben Zobrist told a crowd at Dallas Baptist University.

       
BGCT board votes to remove three churches

BGCT board votes to remove three churches

The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board declared three congregations “outside of harmonious cooperation” with the state convention because of their views on same-sex relationships.

       
Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano has decided to escrow Cooperative Program funds to evaluate future support of Southern Baptist Convention causes because of positions taken by the leader of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

       
Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

World Relief announced it will lay off more than 140 staff members and close five local offices as a “direct result” of President Trump’s order to more than halve the number of refugees resettled this year in the United States.

       
Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a congressional subcommittee leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause “constitutional problems.”

       
Baylor regents approve governance changes

Baylor regents approve governance changes

Baylor University regents approved governance changes that create a task force for regent selection and grant voting rights to regents who represent certain constituencies. Changes did not include opening board meetings to the public. 

       
 
 
 
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