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Music and worship draw focus of Baptist scholars

Music and worship draw focus of Baptist scholars

Topics such as the biblical argument for congregational singing and a case for multigenerational worship services are drawing the attention of Baptist scholars.

       
Partnership with Martin Scorsese gives evangelical artist wider exposure

Scorsese partnership gives evangelical artist wider exposure

Decades before Makoto “Mako” Fujimura became America’s most successful evangelical fine artist—and even longer before he advised Martin Scorsese on the director’s new movie, Silence—an unplanned turn down a darkened museum hall in Tokyo defined his artistic calling.

       

Obituary: Nancie Jane Wingo

Nancie Jane Wingo, who taught 30 years in Baptist mission schools in the Middle East, died Dec. 24 in Fort Worth. 

       
Former Glorieta homeowners seek rehearing for LifeWay lawsuit

Former Glorieta homeowners seek rehearing for LifeWay lawsuit

An Arkansas Baptist couple filed a petition for the entire 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear their lawsuit against LifeWay Christian Resources that challenged the sale of Glorieta Conference Center near Santa Fe, N.M.

       
Medical equipment ready for delivery to Ghana

Medical equipment ready for delivery to Ghana

Texas Baptist Men volunteers rang in the New Year by loading a shipping container with medical supplies and equipment two healthcare professionals from Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall collected for Baptist Medical Centre in Ghana.

       
Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Wayland Baptist University hires executive director of integrated marketing. Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing event.

       

On the Move: Dunman, Miller and Rhoton

Staff changes noted for churches in Lubbock, Abilene and Spring.

       
Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

The United States Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, a new analysis by Pew Research Center revealed.

       
Art Weiner continues legacy of caring through Buckner Children’s Village

At Buckner Children's Village, widower extends late wife's legacy of care

After his wife lost her extended battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Art Weiner carries on fighting for the causes she would have wanted—particularly caring for vulnerable children.

       
Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell dies at age 83

Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell dies at age 83

Retired pastor, former denominational executive, seminary dean and Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell died Dec. 28 in Tyler after complications from a stroke two weeks earlier. He was 83.

       
Trump’s surprise election tops religion news stories of 2016

Trump’s surprise election tops religion news stories of 2016

The election of Donald Trump, a man who suggested banning Muslim immigration to the United States and attracted overwhelming evangelical support, was the top religion story of the year, according to members of the Religion News Association.

       
 
 
 
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