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Reservations offer a mission field in plain sight, Native American leader insists

Native American leader: Reservations offer mission field in plain sight

Indian reservations are home to some of the highest substance abuse rates in the United States, but a Native American Christian leader believes they could become the seedbed for the nation’s next great spiritual revival.

       
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Overcome critics with kindness, Tyler’s Dykes urges Christians

“You may create enemies because of your position, but you should never create enemies because of your disposition,” insisted David Dykes, pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.

       

David Crosby to be nominated for SBC president

Pastor David Crosby of New Orleans will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, former SBC President Fred Luter said.

       
Supreme Court hears arguments regarding contraceptive mandate accommodation

Supreme Court hears arguments regarding contraceptive mandate accommodation

The Supreme Court considered arguments in a case that challenges the accommodation procedure religious nonprofits can use to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandate.

       
TBM continues disaster relief in flooded areas of East Texas

TBM continues disaster relief in flooded areas of East Texas

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers provided meals, resources and assistance after flooding devastated areas near the Sabine River in East Texas.

       
Around the State: HPU health fair, Baylor nursing school ranks high

Around the State: HPU health fair, Baylor nursing school ranks high

Howard Payne offered a Spring Health Fair focused on physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual health, Baylor's nursing school ranked in the top 50, and five Texas Baptist universities ranked as beautiful Christian campuses.

       
Minister protests execution in Huntsville during Holy Week

Minister protests execution in Huntsville during Holy Week

A North Texas minister with Baptist roots was arrested when he crossed the legal perimeter outside Huntsville’s Walls Unit and bowed his head to pray.

       
International study reveals gender gap in religion

International study reveals gender gap in religion

Among Christians, women are more religious than men by several standard measures of what it means to be a religious person, a new Pew Research Center international reveals.

       
Baylor enhances Title IX office, counseling center and public safety

Baylor enhances Title IX office, counseling center and public safety

Baylor University will increase Title IX staff and resources, expand its counseling center and enhance public safety, Baylor officials announced March 22.

       
IMB attributes decrease in baptisms and church starts to record-keeping changes

IMB: Decreased baptisms and church starts due to record-keeping changes

Decreases in the number of baptisms and new churches reported by International Mission Board missionaries during the past decade reflect changes in data-reporting methods and missions strategy, not a lack of evangelistic ministry, IMB leaders insisted.

       

Obituaries: David Becker and Alice Frost

Obituaries for David M. Becker and Alice Ruth Matteson Frost.

       
 
 

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