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HSU President Lanny Hall announces retirement

HSU President Lanny Hall announces retirement

After more than a quarter-century serving in the top administrative post at three Texas Baptist universities, Lanny Hall plans to retire next year as president of Hardin-Simmons University.

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute moves toward ATS accreditation

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute has moved one step closer to accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools.

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Baptist institutions consider impact of same-sex marriage ruling

In the wake of the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationally, some religiously affiliated educational and benevolent institutions face unanswered questions about their policies.

River Ministry shifts focus to urban centers in Mexican interior

River Ministry shifts focus to urban centers in Mexican interior

After more than four decades of missions work in rural villages along the Rio Grande, Texas Baptists’ River Ministry is expanding deeper into Mexico’s interior, focusing on rapidly growing cities where half the nation’s population lives.

DBU students begin summer serving in Chile

DBU students begin summer serving in Chile

Nineteen Dallas Baptist University students—all members of service fraternities and sororities—began their summer vacation ministering in Chile.

Texas Baptist Hunger Offering provides food for Dom people in Gaza

Texas Baptist Hunger Offering provides food for Dom people in Gaza

A marginalized people group in the Gaza Strip that receives little government aid benefits from food provided through the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

Around the State: Fletcher, Journeymen honored

Around the State: Fletcher, Journeymen honored

Hardin-Simmons University President Emeritus Jesse Fletcher received a statue of Christ washing Peter’s feet from IMB President David Platt  to commemorate his founding of the Missionary Journeyman program in 1965.

Obituary: David Hall

David Hall, 67, longtime pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church in Garland, died June 20 in Rowlett.

On the Move: Don Minton

Don Minton to Grand Parkway Baptist Church in Richmond as pastor of spiritual formations from First Baptist Church in Pensacola, Fla., where he was associate minister for missions and ministries.

Americans like their red-white-and-blue patriotism—mostly

Americans like their red-white-and-blue patriotism—mostly

A new survey finds flag-waving, All-American Fourth of July celebrations are tempered by concerns the nation isn’t the moral leader it once was, Christians face discrimination here at home and some folks aren’t “truly American.”

Baptist Briefs: Baptist colleges lose Obamacare challenge

Baptist Briefs: Baptist colleges lose Obamacare challenge

A federal appeals court ruled June 22 the religious exercise of two Texas Baptist colleges isn’t substantially burdened by a requirement they opt out of contraceptive coverage required under Obamacare.

 
 
 
 
 
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