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Ken Starr Starr still Baylor University president—for noweportedly fired as Baylor University president

Starr still Baylor president—for now

Ken Starr remains president of Baylor University at this point, but the school's board of regents expects to make some announcement by June 3.

       
BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

BGCT executive director urges prayer for Baylor in wake of sexual violence

David Hardage, executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, used social media to issue a call to prayer “for healing, restoration, redemption and harmony” in the wake of incidents of sexual violence at Baylor University.

       
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Adam Wright elected president of Dallas Baptist University

Veteran Dallas Baptist University vice president Adam Wright has been elected to succeed the university's longtime president, Gary Cook.

       
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Around the State: TBM completes Houston flood relief; Global Women honors Babs Baugh

Around the State, May 19 edition.

       

Obituary: Estelle Slater

Obituary for the May 18 issue: Estelle Slater

       
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Halls leave legacy after 30 years in Baptist education

Lanny and Carol Hall have spent 17 years serving Hardin-Simmons University in two terms as president and first lady. He will begin his second term as chancellor in June, as he moves out of his role as president. He also served as president of Wayland Baptist University and Howard Payne University.

       
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Heartache permeates commencement services for Clementa Pinckney

Civil rights martyrs pursued the path of resistance despite the possibility of injury or death. However, their children did not.

       
Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Clyde and Elaine Meador are known among IMB missionary teams for steady, unflappable leadership.

       
Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Rotary Clubs in northern Missouri donated a truckload of new shoes to Buckner International and its Shoes for Orphan Souls emphasis.

       
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Supreme Court sends contraceptive-mandate cases back to lower courts

Zubik v. Burwell—in which religious nonprofits claim Obamacare's contraceptive mandate violates their religious beliefs—is going back for further review.

       
IMB honors past, looks to the future

IMB honors past, looks to the future

The Southern Baptist International Mission Board is ready to move forward into a future of partnership with churches that empowers missionary teams who will make disciples and multiply churches among unreached peoples and places, IMB President David Platt told the agency’s trustees.

       
 
 

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