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International religious liberty a rare example of bipartisan agreement

International religious liberty a rare example of bipartisan agreement

Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Washington, D.C., may not agree on much, but international religious liberty remains one issue that draws bipartisan support, according to a scorecard released by the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative.

       
Realism and idealism combine to offer a Christian social ethic, Olson asserts

Realism and idealism combine to offer a Christian social ethic

Christians’ ultimate allegiance belongs to the kingdom of God and secondarily to the church, but they also owe loyalty to the nation in which they live—and that may mean getting their hands dirty trying to make it better, theologian and ethicist Roger Olson said.

       
BGCT joins Waxahachie church to provide relief in Kenya

BGCT joins Waxahachie congregation to provide relief in Kenya

When Vaughn Ross, former missionary and member at First Baptist Church in Waxahachie, received word from a pastor in Nairobi that extended drought in North Central Kenya was becoming acute, he reached out to his congregation and Texas Baptists for support.

       
Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump’s policies on refugees

Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump’s policies on refugees

Research reveals a big difference between views in the pew and in the pulpits regarding President Trump's executive orders on immigration and refugee settlement.

       
Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious organizations and leaders reacted swiftly to new Trump administration policies that will widely expand deportations of undocumented immigrants.

       
Baylor will not become a sanctuary campus, interim president says

Baylor will not become a sanctuary campus, interim president says

Baylor University will comply with privacy laws that protect student records revealing immigration status, but it will not declare itself a "sanctuary campus,"  Interim President David Garland said.

       
Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows.

       
BGCT receives $1 million grant from Lilly to help pastors

BGCT receives $1 million grant from Lilly to help pastors

The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to participate in its national initiative to address economic challenges facing pastoral leaders.

       
Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold gala slated

Around the State: UMHB board approves dorm; Going for the Gold Gala slated

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor trustees approved construction of a 46,000-square-foot residence hall. Derek Haas will be the keynote speaker at the Going for the Gold Gala to benefit Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Howard Payne University launched a four-year biomedical science program.

       
Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

Wayland lecturer urges a biblical view of money management

A biblical view of money management begins with the understanding that everything belongs to God, Bruce Ammons, author of Conquering Debt God’s Way, told students at Wayland Baptist University.

       
World Series MVP and DBU alum gives glory to God

World Series MVP, DBU alum, gives God the glory

Athletic glory fades, but God’s glory endures, 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player Ben Zobrist told a crowd at Dallas Baptist University.

       
 
 
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