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TBM seeks funds to feed mothers and children in Kenya

TBM seeks funds to feed mothers and their children in Kenya

National Woman’s Missionary Union has asked Texas Baptist Men to help provide food for 350 World Crafts artisans and their families in Kenya who are experiencing drought and famine.

       
Around the State: Former Rangers at Richardson church

Around the State: Former Texas Rangers at Richardson church

Former Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy and utility infielder Scott Sheldon spoke at The Heights Church in Richardson. Three Texas Baptist schools—Dallas Baptist University, Hardin-Simmons University and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor—have been named among the top colleges in the nation by Colleges of Distinction.

       
Religious groups urge Congress to retain Johnson Amendment

Religious groups urge Congress to retain Johnson Amendment

A broad-based religious coalition urged Congress to reject calls for repeal of the Johnson Amendment, insisting current tax laws protect houses of worship and religious nonprofit organizations from political pressure and dangers that accompany endorsing or opposing candidates.

       

On the Move: Hessler and Seo

Staff changes noted for two Abilene congregations.

       
Rangers’ spring training yields ‘incredible’ ministry

Rangers’ spring training yields ‘incredible’ ministry

For Major League Baseball players, coaches and fans, Opening Day offers a time to look forward in anticipation of the season ahead. For Jason Griffin, it also was a time to celebrate the work God did during spring training.

       
WMU celebrates lives redeemed, restored and released

Texas WMU celebrates lives redeemed, restored and released

Participants at the Woman's Missionary Union of Texas annual meeting focused on what God has done for them, how he changed their lives and what they are charged to do in his name.

       
Evangelical leaders really don’t want to endorse politicians

Evangelical leaders really don’t want to endorse politicians

A new survey of evangelical leaders—mainly pastors whose flocks were crucial to Donald Trump’s election victory in November—shows close to 90 percent of those asked opposed the idea of clergy endorsing politicians from the pulpit.

       
No leader yet for White House faith partnership office

No leader yet for White House faith partnership office

The White House still has not named anyone to direct the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which since 2001 has linked government with a broad range of religious groups.

       
Senate approves limited voucher-like bill

Senate approves limited voucher-like bill

After making a concession to rural Republican lawmakers, the Texas Senate voted 18-13 in favor of a bill to create education savings accounts and a tax credit scholarship program to fund private school tuition.

       
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Colorado volunteer, in Texas Baptist church, is Woman of the Year

Rebel Rodriguez, an active laywoman in Texas Baptist-affiliated The Rising Church, has been named Woman of the Year in Arvada, Colo.

       
New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels felt a flood of emotions following the loss of 13 beloved Christian brothers and sisters in a bus crash, but they never felt alone.

       
 
 
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