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Obituaries: Michael Don Menasco and Marc Wilson

Obituaries for Michael Don Menasco, executive pastor of Crestview Baptist Church in Midland, and Marc Wilson, minister of music at First Baptist Church in Mexia.

       
End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors insist

End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors say

Most Protestant pastors believe Jesus will return in the future. But few agree about the details of the apocalypse.

       
Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Two Dallas churches—one predominantly Anglo, the other historically African-American—surmount racial and geographical differences to minister to their city’s poor. (BNG)

       
ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

Nine students from East Texas Baptist University served in Belize with Hope Springs Water—an Athens-based ministry committed to provide safe water, sanitation and public health education to developing countries.

       
Baptist Standard receives national recognition

Baptist Standard receives national recognition

The Baptist Standard received eight awards during the recent national meetings of the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association.

       

BWA youth department director accepts Maryland pastorate

Emmett Dunn resigned as director of the Baptist World Alliance youth department and the Baptist World Youth Congress to become pastor of West Hyattsville Baptist Church in Hyattsville, Md.

       
Institutions shape character and instill virtue, theologian asserts

Institutions shape character and instill virtue, theologian asserts

Christians should recognize the importance of institutions such as churches and universities in shaping character and instilling virtue, theologian Gregory Jones told a crowd at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Persecution and genocide demand response from U.S. Christians

Persecution and genocide demand response from U.S. Christians

Genocide of religious minorities and assaults on religious freedom that have fueled an international refugee crisis demand a response from Christians and other people of good will, panelists at a Baylor University forum agreed.

       
Gregory Jones of Duke named Baylor provost and executive VP

Gregory Jones of Duke named Baylor provost and executive VP

Baylor University named Gregory Jones of Duke Divinity School its executive vice president and provost.

       
Around the State: TBM offering disaster relief; student missions marks 70th anniversary; HSU names dean

Around the State: TBM offers disaster relief; student missions marks 70 years

Texas Baptist Men assess the situation in Houston and continue disaster relief in Southeast Texas. Texas Baptists' student missions program marks 70 years. Stephen Cook named dean at Hardin-Simmons University.

       
East Texas family onboard the 'foster love train'

East Texas family onboard the 'foster love train'

Robin and Barry Wright of Lufkin saw their family grow after they contacted Buckner Children and Family Services about becoming foster parents.

       
 
 

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