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Connecting faith and sports can be challenging, Truett Seminary professor says

Connecting faith, sports can be challenging, Truett professor says

A top athlete himself, John White says it can be difficult getting athletes, coaches and teams to see the value in acknowledging their bodies belong to Christ.

ommission backs off plan to allow historical racing terminals

Commission backs off plan to allow historical racing terminals

Opponents of gambling expansion in Texas haven’t entered the winner’s circle yet, but with the finish line in sight, they appear to have scored a major victory in defeating slot-machine-style historical racing terminals at horse and greyhound tracks.

San Angelo volunteers serve hungry bus passengers

San Angelo volunteers serve hungry bus passengers

First Baptist Church in San Angelo takes snack sacks to passengers on the afternoon bus that stops there each Sunday for one simple reason—hungry people.

Americans prefer ‘pro-choice’ label by biggest margin in seven years

Americans prefer ‘pro-choice’ label by biggest margin in seven years

Despite Americans’ shifting opinions on a range of moral and ethical issues, abortion foes have been encouraged by numbers showing opposition to abortion rights appears to have resisted serious slippage and is even gaining traction.

Around the State: HPU awards leadership honor

Around the State: HPU awards leadership honor

Howard Payne University’s Woman’s Club honored Debra Wilson with the 2015 Yellow Rose Award.

On the Move: Kyndall Rae Rothhaus

Kyndall Rae Rothhaus to Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco as pastor from Covenant Baptist Church in San Antonio.

Texas Tidbits: Editor receives lifetime achievement honor

Texas Tidbits: Editor receives lifetime achievement honor

Baptist Standard Editor Marv Knox has been named the fourth recipient of the Greg Warner Lifetime Achievement Award in Religious Journalism by directors of Baptist News Global.

Texas Baptists continue relief and response in wake of disasters

Texas Baptists continue relief and recovery in wake of disasters

Whether they wield chainsaws to clear debris, cook meals for emergency shelters, wash laundry for displaced families or clear mud from flooded houses, Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers are meeting immediate needs around the state.

U.S. ‘nones’ open to wide range of Christian denominations

U.S. ‘nones’ open to wide range of Christian denominations

Even Americans who supposedly are turned off to religion have a surprising openness to Christian churches, a new survey finds.

Supreme Court sides with Muslim woman in hijab dispute

Supreme Court sides with Muslim woman in hijab dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 1 retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated the civil rights of a Muslim woman not hired because of her religious head covering.

Healthcare changes could impact churches

Healthcare changes could impact churches

Churches with more than one employee that have directly paid or reimbursed ministers or other staff for individual health insurance policy premiums tax-free could face penalties unless they change practices before July 1.

 
 
 
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