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Boys compete at annual Royal Ambassadors state race

Boys compete at annual Royal Ambassadors state race

Running races, pushing carts and stringing wooden turtles across a floor were just a few of the activities busloads of boys enjoyed at the annual Royal Ambassadors State Race.

       
TBM chainsaw crews roar into action after storms

TBM chainsaw crews roar into action after storms

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief chainsaw crews and front-end loaders went to work late last month clearing debris left in the wake of storms that swept through much of the state.

       
Appoint envoy for persecuted Middle Eastern Christians, activists urge

Appoint envoy for persecuted Mideast Christians, activists urge

In light of beheadings, enslavement, kidnappings and rape plaguing minority religious communities, the Washington-based International Religious Freedom Roundtable has called on President Obama to fill the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom position, which has been vacant for months.

       
Truett student to study ethical issues at Auschwitz

Truett student to study ethical issues at Auschwitz

Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year master of divinity student at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, has been selected to participate in a two-week program to explore relationships between the history of the Holocaust and contemporary ethics.

       

Baptist women paved way in improving race relations, historians say

Southern Baptist women were decades ahead of the male leaders of their denomination in improving race relations among Baptists in the 20th century, a group of historians said.

       
Book explores link between Samford University & River Ministry

Book explores link between Samford University, River Ministry

A new book by Myralyn Allgood, professor emerita of Spanish at Samford University, celebrates the long-term role of students from an Alabama Baptist school in Texas Baptists’ ministry along the Rio Grande.

       
Anger understandable, but violence is not, African-American Baptist leader says

Anger understandable, violence is not, African -American leader says

Rioters in Baltimore sacrifice the moral high ground of nonviolent protest advocated by Martin Luther King, an African-American Baptist leader said.

       
Analysis: Colliding visions of marriage at the Supreme Court

Analysis: Colliding visions of marriage at the Supreme Court

As the nine Supreme Court justices took up the vexing question of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage April 28, arguments came down to two competing visions of marriage—what it’s been or what it should be—and who gets to decide.

       
Texas Baptists have joined the Texas Catholic Conference and other religious leaders to form Faith Leaders for Fair Lending, an effort to demand reform of the payday and auto-title lending industries in the state.

Faith Leaders for Fair Lending urge lawmakers to enact reform

Texas Baptists have joined the Texas Catholic Conference and other religious leaders to form Faith Leaders for Fair Lending, an effort to demand reform of the payday and auto-title lending industries in the state.

       
Baptists respond to needs in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

Updated: Baptists respond to needs in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

Baptists in Nepal and their global missions partners joined in urging prayer and disaster relief after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake claimed more than 5,800 lives.

       
Wayland president Armes to retire next year

Wayland president Armes to retire next year

Paul Armes, who has led Wayland Baptist University as president 15 years, told trustees he will retire effective June 30, 2016.

       
 
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