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Texas Tidbits: Wayland recognized nationally as good return on investment.

Texas Tidbits: Wayland ranked as good return on investment

The Wall Street Journal listed Wayland Baptist University as one of the top private universities for return on investment.

       

On the Move: Matt Higginbotham

Matt Higginbotham to First Baptist Church in Rockdale as pastor.

       
Around the State: HPU scholars named

Around the State: HPU scholars named

Four Howard Payne University students have been recognized as Currie-Strickland Scholars in Christian Ethics and Theology.

       

Obituary: V.R. “Doc” Dooley

V.R. “Doc” Dooley, 94, a songwriter, musician and music minister, died Feb. 28 in Grand Prairie.

       
Kent McKeever, back row second from the right, and colleagues and friends at Mission Waco, pose with the orange T-shirt designed to inspire fair hiring polices for ex-cons. (Photo provided by Kent McKeever)

Minister trades prison garb for orange T-shirt to help ex-cons find work

A Baptist minister in Waco is leading a new campaign to convince government and businesses to change their hiring policies for people with criminal records.

       
Lawyer urges churches to consider marriage bylaw statements

Lawyer urges churches to consider marriage bylaw statements

If same-sex marriages become legal in Texas, churches that object to performing the ceremonies should consider amending their bylaws, a Waxahachie attorney told ministers.

       
Florist still professes Christian love for gay man who sued her

Florist still professes Christian love for gay man who sued her

A Southern Baptist florist does not regret her nine-year friendship with a man who won a lawsuit against her after she refused to design floral arrangements for his gay wedding.

       
Hold onto hope, criminal justice reformer urges Baylor crowd

Hold onto hope, criminal justice reformer urges Baylor crowd

In a nation where mass incarceration policies have devastated poor and minority communities, people of faith and hope can bring about change, an advocate for criminal justice reform told a Baylor University crowd.

       
Experts suggest why some Christians like church shopping

Experts suggest why some Christians like church shopping

Several studies show that sometime in their life, at least 40 percent of religiously oriented people will switch church denominations or faith traditions.

       
WorldCrafts adds artisan groups and products

WorldCrafts adds artisan groups and products

WorldCrafts, the fair-trade initiative of Woman’s Missionary Union, has added to its worldwide network of partners artisan groups from Rwanda and South Bronx to offer more than 150 products this year.

       
Texas Baptist Women in Ministry group organized

Texas Baptist Women in Ministry group organized

With the formation of Texas Baptist Women in Ministry, Texas joins nine other states in creating an organization to encourage women who serve in Baptist churches and advocate for expanded ministry opportunities for women.

       

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