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On the Move: Hessler and Seo

Staff changes noted for two Abilene congregations.

       
Rangers’ spring training yields ‘incredible’ ministry

Rangers’ spring training yields ‘incredible’ ministry

For Major League Baseball players, coaches and fans, Opening Day offers a time to look forward in anticipation of the season ahead. For Jason Griffin, it also was a time to celebrate the work God did during spring training.

       
WMU celebrates lives redeemed, restored and released

Texas WMU celebrates lives redeemed, restored and released

Participants at the Woman's Missionary Union of Texas annual meeting focused on what God has done for them, how he changed their lives and what they are charged to do in his name.

       
Evangelical leaders really don’t want to endorse politicians

Evangelical leaders really don’t want to endorse politicians

A new survey of evangelical leaders—mainly pastors whose flocks were crucial to Donald Trump’s election victory in November—shows close to 90 percent of those asked opposed the idea of clergy endorsing politicians from the pulpit.

       
No leader yet for White House faith partnership office

No leader yet for White House faith partnership office

The White House still has not named anyone to direct the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which since 2001 has linked government with a broad range of religious groups.

       
Senate approves limited voucher-like bill

Senate approves limited voucher-like bill

After making a concession to rural Republican lawmakers, the Texas Senate voted 18-13 in favor of a bill to create education savings accounts and a tax credit scholarship program to fund private school tuition.

       
Rebel truck

Colorado volunteer, in Texas Baptist church, is Woman of the Year

Rebel Rodriguez, an active laywoman in Texas Baptist-affiliated The Rising Church, has been named Woman of the Year in Arvada, Colo.

       
New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels felt a flood of emotions following the loss of 13 beloved Christian brothers and sisters in a bus crash, but they never felt alone.

       
New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in bus crash

New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in crash

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels grieved the deaths of 13 members killed in a March 29 bus crash and prayed for the recovery of another member who was hospitalized after the wreck.

       
Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Baylor University leaders faced strong criticism from Texas senators who are pondering whether to require the private university to comply with state open records laws.  

       
Holloway at Logsdon

‘Just who do you think you are?” Holloway asks in annual Maston Lectures

A hopeful, thankful view of humanity as seen through the lens of Christianity provides a counterpoint to the dystopian view of posthumanism, theologian Jeph Holloway told audiences at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary.

       
 
 
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