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Baylor names chief compliance officer

Baylor names chief compliance officer

In response to a recommendation from Pepper Hamilton, the law firm that investigated Baylor University’s handling of sexual assault complaints, Baylor named attorney Doug Welch as the school’s chief compliance officer.

       
Clinton or Trump? Mark most pastors ‘undecided’

Clinton or Trump? Mark most pastors ‘undecided’

Political endorsements by preachers appear to have been few and far between this election season—perhaps because the most popular candidate among preachers is “I don’t know,” a recent study shows.

       
Black and white Baptist groups agree to work together

Black and white Baptist groups agree to work together

Two Baptist groups—a predominantly white fellowship and a historically black denomination—have created a partnership to work on race relations, disaster relief and poverty.

       
Christian community developers can ‘make America great again’

Christian community developers can ‘make America great again’

Christians who work together in community development can become “the ones who actually make America great again,” Jeremy Everett of the Texas Hunger Initiative told participants at the No Need Among You Conference.

       
Refugee crisis offers opportunity to show love of Jesus, panelists say

Refugee crisis offers opportunity to show love of Jesus, panelists say

The global refugee crisis presents Texas Christians a tangible, significant opportunity to express the love of Jesus to the world’s most vulnerable people, a panel at the No Need Among You Conference insisted.

       
Churches can lead dialogue to bridge racial divide, sociologist says

Churches can lead dialogue to bridge racial divide, sociologist says

Because Christians recognize the reality of sin, churches have the potential to lead honest interracial dialogue that could unite a polarized nation, a sociologist told a Texas Christian Community Development Network conference.

       
Corsicana pastor Reeves nominee for BGCT president

Corsicana pastor nominee for BGCT president

Danny Reeves, pastor of First Baptist Church in Corsicana and second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, will be nominated for president at the BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15.

       
Americans love God and the Bible, but fuzzy on details

Americans love God and the Bible, but fuzzy on details

Americans hold varied—and sometimes contradictory—theological beliefs, a new study from LifeWay Research reveals.

       
Texas Baptist Men responsible for both disaster relief and recovery

Texas Baptist Men responsible for both disaster relief and recovery

Texas Baptist Men, the missions organization that pioneered Baptist disaster relief ministries more than four decades ago, soon also will assume responsibility for long-term disaster recovery—a program handled in recent years by the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

       
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Americans agree on contraception, divide over transgender bathrooms and wedding services for gays

A Pew Research Center poll takes on religious liberty versus discrimination questions.

       
Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Texas Baptist schools recognized by U.S. News & World Report. American College of Surgeons honors medical missionary Rebekah Naylor. ETBU students gather for See You at the Pole.

       
 
 
 
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