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Obituaries: David Becker and Alice Frost

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

       
Christian universities exist to serve the Christian community, Hauerwas insists

Hauerwas: Christian universities exist to serve the Christian community

Christian higher education should recognize it exists to serve the Christian community and the common good, ethicist and theologian Stanley Hauerwas told a gathering at Baylor University.

       
Resist the seductive lure of nostalgia, Brueggemann urges

Resist the seductive lure of nostalgia, Brueggemann urges

American Christians who long for a return to the “good old days” of white male privilege should heed the warnings of the Hebrew Scriptures, biblical scholar and theologian Walter Brueggemann told a crowd at Baylor University.

       
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BWAid director resigns

Rothangliani Chhangte updated Baptist World Aid’s policy framework, revised its operations handbook and approved its application, monitoring, evaluation and reporting processes

       
John Kerry: ISIS responsible for genocide

Secretary of state declares ISIS guilty of genocide; Christian leaders respond

“The United States recognizes and confirms the despicable nature of the crimes that have been committed" against Christians, Yazidis and Shiite Muslims by ISIS, Secretary of State John Kerry declared, calling the actions genocide.

       
Lawmakers seek repeal of no-aid-to-religion provision in Oklahoma constitution

Lawmakers seek repeal of no-aid-to-religion provision in Oklahoma constitution

Oklahoma lawmakers are pushing a ballot initiative to repeal a section of the state constitution that prohibits the use of taxpayer money or property to advance religion. (via Baptist News Global)

       
Around the State: Cotton named director; Baylor nursing school raises $1.4 million

Around the State: Cotton named director; Baylor nursing school raises $1.4 million

Roy Cotton named director of African-American ministries for Texas Baptists. Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing raised more than $1.4 million. Latham Springs Camp to break ground for adult conference center.

       

On the Move: Berger and Douglas

Church staff changes involve congregations in Conroe and Clyde.

       

Obituary: James F. Eaves

Obituary for James F. Eaves, longtime professor of evangelism.

       
Election campaign makes some evangelicals reject name

Election campaign makes some evangelicals reject name

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC, caused a stir this election season when he said he no longer wanted to be called an “evangelical Christian.” But an evangelical identity crisis has been simmering for some time.

       
Churches pray for refugees on fifth anniversary of Syrian civil war

Christians pray for refugees as Syrian civil war enters sixth year

As the civil war in Syria entered its sixth year, Christians across the United States took to prayer.

       
 
 

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