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Everett committed to solidarity with the poor ‘for the long haul’

Everett committed to solidarity with the poor ‘for the long haul’

Jeremy Everett, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative, was a young Baptist seminary graduate grappling with exactly how to answer his calling—to serve the poor—when he found the answer at a birthday party for a Dominican priest from Peru. (via Baptist News Global)

       
TBM volunteers offer disaster relief in East Texas and Louisiana

TBM volunteers offer disaster relief in East Texas and Louisiana

Texas Baptist Men dispatched volunteers to East Texas and Louisiana to provide disaster relief after drenching rain flooded low-lying areas.

       
ETBU angling for top collegiate bass fishing program

ETBU angling for top collegiate bass fishing program

Angling to become one of the nation’s best competitive collegiate bass fishing programs, East Texas Baptist University will launch a bass fishing team in the fall semester.

       
Rio Grande Valley families marry in mass wedding ceremony

Rio Grande Valley families marry in mass wedding ceremony

Couples from the Pueblo de Palma community of Penitas—all beneficiaries of Buckner International's Buckner Family Hope Center—shared a wedding ceremony to make their commitments in marriage public.

       
Many churches continue to face budget challenges

Many churches continue to face budget challenges

When it comes to finances, “just getting by” seems to be the new normal for American churches.

       
Richardson-based band Sixteen Cities wants to point students toward Christ

Richardson-based band wants to point students toward Christ

With songs rooted in Scripture, the Texas-based worship band Sixteen Cities use their music and message to help young people gain a deeper understanding of the Bible and its practical application to their lives.

       

Steve Gaines to be SBC president nominee

Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn., will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Georgia pastor Johnny Hunt announced March 9.

       
Around the State: HSU honors outstanding young alumni; HPU scholarship luncheon slated

Around the State: HSU honors outstanding young alumni; HPU scholarship luncheon slated

Hardin-Simmons University honors three outstanding young alumni. Bully prevention expert Donna Clark-Love will be the featured speaker at the Howard Payne University Woman’s Club Yellow Rose Scholarship Luncheon.

       
Divisive political rhetoric threatens fellowship within churches

Divisive political rhetoric threatens fellowship within churches

Harsh political rhetoric threatens to divide churches and sever ties of Christian fellowship, a seminary professor and some Texas Baptist pastors agree.

       
Baylor University and Baylor Alumni Association settle legal dispute

Baylor University and Baylor Alumni Association settle legal dispute

Less than three weeks before a scheduled trial, Baylor University and the Baylor Alumni Association announced they settled claims in a lawsuit filed in 2014.

       
Trade ‘the talk’ for transparency in sex ed, Baptist minister says

Trade ‘the talk’ for transparency in sex ed, Baptist minister says

LeAnn Gardner shares a lot of uncomfortable information with the churches she visits. She delivers eye-opening insights in her eight-hour workshop called Sexual Awareness and Family Empowerment—SAFE. (BNG)

       
 
 

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