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Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip—A summer to celebrate

Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip—A summer to celebrate

Over the next 10 weeks this summer, we  will visit different parts of the state, unfolding the history of Baptists and their like-minded friends as they settled the regions and began ministries that endure today.

       
Young social media users less committed to single religion, research shows

Young social media users less committed to single religion, research shows

Young people who use social media are more likely to develop a “pick-and-choose” approach to customize their faith—regardless what their religious tradition teaches—than those who do not use social media, a Baylor University study revealed.

       
Few churches prioritize prison ministries

Few churches prioritize prison ministries

Most Protestant pastors go to jail, at least for a visit, and want to help prisoners and their families. But their churches often lack the training or finances to operate an effective prison ministry.

       
Baylor AD resigns; acting football coach hired

Baylor AD resigns; acting football coach hired

Baylor University—reeling in the wake of an investigation into the way the school handled reports of sexual violence—begins the summer with an interim president and acting head football coach in place and the athletic director’s resignation in hand.

       
Baylor University demotes president and fires football coach

Baylor University demotes president and fires football coach

Citing a “fundamental failure” to handle sexual violence complaints appropriately, Baylor University’s regents announced plans May 26 to remove Ken Starr from his role as president, fire Head Football Coach Art Briles and sanction Athletic Director Ian McCaw.

       
Nominees for SBC president respond to questions

Nominees for SBC president respond to questions

The three pastors who will be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president in June responded to questions.

       
SBC president among evangelicals to meet with Trump

SBC president among evangelicals to meet with Trump

Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd plans to meet with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about his faith and values at a June 21 gathering in New York.

       
Do No Harm Act seeks to rein in RFRA claims

Do No Harm Act seeks to rein in RFRA claims

Some of the original supporters of the national Religious Freedom Restoration Act believe it needs to be amended to prevent discrimination. (BNG)

       

On the Move: Hall, Holder and Pesch

Staff changes reported involving churches in Red Oak, Tulia and Priddy.

       
Go Now marks 70 years of students on mission

Go Now marks 70 years of students on mission

Go Now Missions celebrated 70 years of sending college students on mission by commissioning 223 student missionaries to share the gospel around the world this summer.

       
Around the State: HPU names Sumners Scholars, DBU and ETBU  present honorary doctorates

Around the State: HPU names Sumners Scholars, DBU and ETBU present honorary doctorates

Howard Payne University named four students as Sumners Scholars. Dallas Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University conferred honorary doctorates. Wayland Baptist University named three new deans.

       
 
 

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