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Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

A biblical view of money management begins with the understanding that everything belongs to God, Bruce Ammons, author of Conquering Debt God’s Way, told students at Wayland Baptist University.

       
World Series MVP and DBU alum gives glory to God

World Series MVP, DBU alum, gives God the glory

Athletic glory fades, but God’s glory endures, 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player Ben Zobrist told a crowd at Dallas Baptist University.

       
BGCT board votes to remove three churches

BGCT board votes to remove three churches

The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board declared three congregations “outside of harmonious cooperation” with the state convention because of their views on same-sex relationships.

       
Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano has decided to escrow Cooperative Program funds to evaluate future support of Southern Baptist Convention causes because of positions taken by the leader of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

       
Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

World Relief announced it will lay off more than 140 staff members and close five local offices as a “direct result” of President Trump’s order to more than halve the number of refugees resettled this year in the United States.

       
Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a congressional subcommittee leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause “constitutional problems.”

       
Baylor regents approve governance changes

Baylor regents approve governance changes

Baylor University regents approved governance changes that create a task force for regent selection and grant voting rights to regents who represent certain constituencies. Changes did not include opening board meetings to the public. 

       
Religious leaders seek new trial for Texas death row inmate

Religious leaders seek new trial for Texas death row inmate

More than 500 religious leaders nationwide—including a Texas Baptist seminary professor—have endorsed a petition seeking a new trial for Texas death row inmate Christopher Young because a prospective juror was excluded on the basis of her church membership.

       
Proposed Baylor governance changes fall short, town hall participants insist

Proposed Baylor governance changes fall short, town hall participants insist

Governance changes Baylor University’s board of regents will consider fall short of the drastic action needed to ensure accountability, enhance transparency and restore trust after a sexual abuse scandal, representatives of Bears for Leadership Reform told a town hall meeting.

       
Baylor disinvites former law professor to speak in chapel

Baylor disinvites former law prof to speak in chapel

A former Baylor Law School professor planned to speak to a university chapel about clemency reform and ask a released prisoner to tell his story, but Baylor cancelled his invitation, citing two opinion articles he wrote for the Waco newspaper.

       
Around the State: Christian student leaders meet at ETBU; CLC plans advocacy day

Around the State: Christian student leaders meet at ETBU; CLC plans advocacy day

East Texas Baptist University was host to the 19th annual Christian Association of Student Leaders Conference. The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will offer workshops and general sessions on public policy advocacy in Austin.

       
 
 
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