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Obituary: Glenn Hilburn

Glenn Hilburn, who taught in the Baylor University religion department for four decades, died June 7 at age 86.

       
Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed-in-The Spirit Baptists

Journey to Elkhart: Daniel Parker and the Two-Seed -in-the-Spirit Baptists

Travel to Elkhart to visit the site of the “Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Regular Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church" and the grave of its founder, Daniel Parker.

       

On the Move: Jeong, Jordan and Seo

Pastoral changes noted at congregations in San Angelo, Lawn and Abilene.

       
Around the State: Legacy Awards; Women's conference at Jefferson

Around the State: Legacy Awards; Women's conference at Jefferson

Author Angela Thomas will headline a women's conference in Jefferson. Wilshire Baptist in Dallas marked the 50th anniversary of its sanctuary dedication.

       
TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

TBM offers disaster relief in wake of record flooding along Brazos

When the rain-swollen Brazos River reached a century-high level and spilled out its banks, displacing hundreds of families in communities northwest and southwest of Houston, Texas Baptist Men responded immediately with hot meals.

       
Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

Pastors for Texas Children applauds study of school finance reform

The leader of Pastors for Texas Children commended Texas State House Speaker Joe Straus for calling on lawmakers to study school finance and recommend improvements in the system before the 2017 legislative session.

       
Golden Gate Seminary closes Mill Valley campus

Golden Gate Seminary closes Mill Valley campus

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary closed its main campus in the San Francisco Bay Area June 3 to prepare for its 400-mile move to Southern California.

       

SBC lost members, gained congregations in 2015

Statistics reported by LifeWay Christian Resources show an increase in churches but declines in overall membership and baptisms for the Southern Baptist Convention last year.

       
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Ali made the world “a better place,” pastor tells Louisville mourners

“What set (Muhammad Ali) apart was the way in which he poured out his heart through nonviolent action and deed to fight for a better world. And he indeed succeeded in making our world a better place.” — Louisville pastor Jason Crosby

       
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Garland: Baylor intends to ensure student safety

“All possible resources are being deployed to foster a culture on campus that is characterized by dignity, integrity and respect for others, including the awareness and prevention of sexual assault.” — Baylor University Interim President David Garland

       
Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Some consumer advocates—including representatives from the faith community—offered cautious praise for proposed new rules designed to clamp down on payday lending abuses.

       
 
 

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