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Coalition wants to keep minors out of adult prisons

Coalition wants minors out of adult prisons

A broad-based coalition that includes the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission insists tough-on-crime Texas should get smart on crime by raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction from 17 to 18.

       

On the Move: Dooley, Lowry and Sensenig

Staff changes announced for churches in Denton and San Antonio.

       
DBU dance team spreads gospel in England

DBU dance team spreads gospel in England

The Dallas Baptist University Patriettes spent a week ministering in Northern England, using dance to share the love of Christ.

       
CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network

CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is launching Fellowship Southwest—a network spanning Texas, Oklahoma and the West.  

       
Experts compare religious freedom in the United States and abroad

Experts compare religious freedom in the United States and abroad

Complaints about religious freedom problems in the United States pale in comparison with atrocities faced by religious minorities abroad, the former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a forum on tolerance.

       
Ken Starr on shortlist to head international religious freedom commission

Ken Starr on shortlist to head international religious freedom commission

President Trump reportedly is considering naming former Baylor University President Ken Starr to head the State Department’s Commission on International Religious Freedom.

       
Petition asks administration to declare Baylor a sanctuary campus

Petition seeks sanctuary status for Baylor campus

Several doctoral students in Baylor University’s religion department have initiated a petition asking the school’s administration to declare Baylor a sanctuary campus for refugees, immigrants and international visitors.

       
Around the State: Olson to lecture at Howard Payne

Around the State: Olson to lecture at Howard Payne

Roger Olson will deliver the Currie-Strickland Distinguished Lectures in Christian Ethics at Howard Payne University. Rucker Preston was named statewide coordinator and executive director of the Texas Christian Community Development Network. 

       

On the Move: Collier, Miller, Penney, Stowe and Taylor

Church staff changes noted for congregations in Cotton Center, Abilene, Plainview and Houston.

       

Obituary: Patricia Ann Long

Patricia Ann Long, 81, died Sept. 16 in San Antonio after a battle with cancer.

       
Some Baylor regents may need to resign, former regents assert

Some Baylor regents may need to resign, former regents assert

If any Baylor University regents failed in their responsibility to the school, they need to resign, 14 former regents said in a letter to the university’s governing board.

       
 
 
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