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Faith will prevail over atheism

Faith will prevail over atheism, Oxford prof McGrath predicts

New Atheism is in decline and will lose out to faith, which makes greater sense of reality, Alister McGrath, professor at the University of Oxford, said at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Retired couple thankful

Retired couple thankful for God’s provision

When Kathie Mansell needed a side dish to go with her meatloaf, God provided in an unexpected way—and foreshadowed a blessing more than four decades in the making.

       
Baptist Briefs: LifeWay reconsiders building site

Baptist Briefs: LifeWay reconsiders building site

LifeWay Christian Resources has backed out of plans to build a new headquarters on 1.5 acres of downtown riverfront property.

       
Texas Tidbits: The Gathering will return to McLane Stadium

Texas Tidbits: The Gathering will return to McLane Stadium

The Gathering, a national grass-roots movement to cut across racial, socioeconomic and denominational divides with a worship and prayer service, will return to Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017.

       
Around the State: Baylor nursing school salutes scholarships

Around the State: Baylor nursing school salutes scholarships

Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted “Salute to Scholarships” in recognition of endowed scholarship donors and “Going for the Gold Gala” sponsors.

       

MercyMe puts new spin on Christmas classics

By adding a modern approach and updated style on their new album, MercyMe, It’s Christmas, the contemporary Christian group MercyMe hopes audiences will find new meaning in Christmas classics.

       
Texas Baptists launch gift catalog to benefit missions

Texas Baptists launch gift catalog to benefit missions

Through its Missions Gift Catalog this Christmas season, the Baptist General Convention of Texas is offering 34 opportunities to help people in need throughout Texas and around the world.

       
Supreme Court will wade back into abortion debate

Supreme Court will wade back into abortion debate

The Supreme Court agreed to re-enter the national debate over abortion by deciding whether stronger restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an “undue burden” on women seeking legal abortions and should be struck down.

       
Rural churches struggle as resources flow to urban churches

Rural churches struggle as resources flow to urban churches

Experts say small, rural congregations are at a disadvantage attracting members and ministers and that denominations must be intentional in assisting them.

       
Focus on becoming the authentic people of God, not just institutional success

Focus on becoming the authentic people of God, not just institutional success

Theological education should help “the whole people of God” move toward maturity as the body of Christ, educational specialist Linda Cannell told participants at the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute’s fall colloquy.

       
Baptist leaders in Lebanon and France respond to bombings

Baptist leaders in Lebanon and France respond to bombings

Baptists in Lebanon and France reacted to attacks by the Islamic State—also known as ISIS or ISIL—that occurred in their countries.

       
 
 
 
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