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Imagine Texas without the Cooperative Program, Liebrum urges

Imagine Texas without the Cooperative Program, Liebrum urges

Chris Liebrum, new director of the BGCT Cooperative Program office, is trying to get Texas churches to consider the question: “If the Cooperative Program went away today, what would Texas look like?”

       
Baptist leader celebrates Ebola-free Liberia

Baptist leader celebrates Ebola-free Liberia

A Liberian Baptist leader celebrated the World Health Organization’s declaration the country is Ebola-free, making it the first of the three hardest-hit West African nations to bring the epidemic to a formal end.

       
Students at the Hato Juli School in Panama wait on the building’s porch after classes. The school has been without water after a shallow well it was using ran dry. (LifeQuest Photo)

TBM to provide wells for school and clinic in Panama

Texas Baptist Men plans to supply a drilling rig to a Christian humanitarian organization in Panama that will provide water wells for a school and a clinic.

       
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Southern Baptist military chaplains may plant churches overseas

Citing threats to religious liberty, the North American Mission Board wants to be ready in the event that large numbers of military chaplains resign their jobs as a matter of conscience.

       
Brother and sister of two Marlin ministers experience Nepal quake

Brother and sister of two Marlin ministers experience Nepal quake

The siblings of two staff members at First Baptist Church in Marlin experienced the catastrophic April 25 earthquake in Nepal that killed at least 7,000 people and injured twice that number according to news reports.

       
Around the State: Bike Out Hunger

Around the State: Bike Out Hunger

The 6th annual Bike Out Hunger-Texas will be May 11-16, 2015.

       

On the Move: Brian Hill

Brian Hill to First Baptist Church in Corpus Christi as pastor from First Baptist Church in Littlefield.

       
Texas Tidbits: Carroll Institute board elects Jackson as chair

Texas Tidbits: Carroll Institute board elects Jackson as chair

The B.H. Carroll Theological Institute’s board of governors elected as chairman Richard Jackson, longtime Baptist minister and president of the Jackson Center in Brownwood.

       

Obituaries: Winfred Moore, Robert Field, Gladys Tennyson

Winfred Moore, 95, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, died May 8 in Amarillo. Robert Field, 85, also a longtime Texas pastor, died Feb. 18 in Amarillo. Gladys Tennyson, 92, a minister’s wife for more than seven decades, died May 2 in San Angelo.

       
Religion alive and well, Baylor scholars insist

Religion alive and well, Baylor scholars insist

Reports about the imminent death of religion, rise of secularization and growth of atheism largely ignore facts or base conclusions on faulty research, scholars from Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion told a recent conference.

       
University of Houston: How the Beatitudes changed my attitude

Baptist Standard wins national awards

Baptist Standard Publishing earned national awards from two professional communications associations, including eight “Best of the Christian Press” awards from the Associated Church Press.

       
 
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