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Obituaries: Everett C. Hullum Jr.

Everett C. Hullum Jr., 73, former editor of Home Missions magazine, died July 12 in Princeville, Hawaii.

Black churches walk fine line between religious liberty and discrimination

Black churches walk line between religious liberty and discrimination

Although some national black Baptist denominations and the Church of God in Christ oppose same-sex marriage, a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute shows 63 percent of nonwhite Protestants object to religious exemptions in nondiscrimination laws.

African-American Fellowship given a charge to keep

African-American Fellowship given a charge to keep

Passionate preaching, jubilant worship and a spirit of joy characterized the annual African-American Fellowship and Evangelism Conference, as participants responded to the challenge of “a charge to keep,” the theme of the July 14-16 event at The Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land.

Baptist Briefs: Appeals court denies GuideStone’s Obamacare challenge

Baptist Briefs: Appeals court denies GuideStone’s Obamacare challenge

A federal appeals court has determined requiring a religious nonprofit to opt out of mandated contraceptive coverage under Obamacare is not a substantial burden on religious exercise.

exas Tidbits: TBM volunteers offer relief after floods

Texas Tidbits: TBM volunteers offer relief after floods

About a dozen Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers from North Texas worked on a mud-out crew to assist flood-damaged First Baptist Church in Lavon.

Around the State: Paisano Cowboy Camp Meeting set

Around the State: Paisano Cowboy Camp Meeting set

Paisano Baptist Encampment will hold its 95th consecutive cowboy camp meeting July 26-July 31.

Survey: American evangelicals stand behind Israel

Survey: American evangelicals stand behind Israel

American evangelicals remain among the strongest supporters of Israel. Most believe God has plans for that nation—now and in the future. And many of America’s preachers say Christians need to support Israel.

White House expands religious objections to birth control

White House expands religious objections to birth control

The Obama administration released rules July 10 allowing “closely held” for-profit corporations to claim a religious objection to mandated coverage of contraceptives under Obamacare.

Georgetown biker church welcomes all

Georgetown biker church welcomes all

For members of Open Road Biker Church, riding motorcycles isn’t just a hobby. It’s a way to connect to other Christians and reach nonbelievers with the gospel.

SBC leader calls for probe into Planned Parenthood video

SBC leader calls for probe into Planned Parenthood video

After viewing an undercover video that appears to show a Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of fetal organs, the Southern Baptist Convention’s top spokesman for public policy concerns said “it is time for the reborn to stand up for the unborn.”

Obituary: Lillian Hunnicutt

Lillian Hunnicutt, 92, longtime public schoolteacher and pastor’s wife, died June 23 in Victoria.

 
 
 
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