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Missionary and daughter launch clothing line produced by refugees

Missionary and daughter launch clothing line produced by refugees

Nell Green, a Houston-based field worker with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and her daughter, Christen Kinard, are launching Threads by Nomad—a business that pays refugees well to create fashionable clothing using fabric from around the world. (BNG)

 

       

On the Move: Lowrie, Salvato, Shaw and Smith

Staff changes noted for churches in Decatur and San Angelo.

       
Around the State: Patriot Day in Pasadena; Baylor seeks input on presidential search

Around the State: Patriot Day in Pasadena; Baylor seeks input on presidential search

South Main Baptist Church in Pasadena observed Patriot Day Sept. 11 by honoring local first responders. Baylor University is seeking input regarding the characteristics the university’s next president should possess, as well as soliciting names of candidates for the position.

       
Challenge: Eliminate barriers that limit access to healthy food

Challenge: Eliminate barriers that limit access to healthy food

Improved access to healthy food means eliminating both geographic and economic barriers, speakers told the fifth annual Dallas Hunger Summit.

       
Bruntmyer installed as president at Hardin-Simmons University

Bruntmyer installed as president at Hardin-Simmons University

More than 2,000 people filled the Behrens Auditorium on the Hardin-Simmons University campus when HSU installed Eric Bruntmyer as its 16th president during an investiture ceremony that also marked the university’s 125th anniversary.

       
Millennials less religious than their parents at the same age, expert says

Millennials less religious than their parents at the same age, expert says

Neither pessimists who predict a rising tide of atheism in the United States nor optimists who express confidence Millennials eventually will return to church understand the full picture about the nation’s changing religious landscape, an expert from the Pew Research Center told a crowd at Baptist University of the Américas.

       
Muslims surpass atheists as most unpopular group in U.S.

Muslims surpass atheists as most unpopular group in U.S.

Four out of 10 Americans disapprove of atheists, but an even greater number say the same thing about Muslims.

       
What’s U.S. religion worth? $1.2 trillion, one demographer says

What’s U.S. religion worth? $1.2 trillion, one demographer says

Religion represents big bucks—worth $1.2 trillion annually to the American economy, according to the first comprehensive study to tabulate such a figure.

       
Dallas pastors urge Baptists to walk together in battling injustice

Dallas pastors urge Baptists to walk together in battling injustice

Two Baptist pastors—one from a historically African-American church in South Dallas and the other from a predominantly white church in North Dallas—told the New Baptist Covenant about their journey together.

       
Carter challenges Baptists to cross barriers

Carter challenges Baptists to cross barriers

Former President Jimmy Carter urged Baptists to cross barriers of race, ethnicity and gender to stand strong and courageous.

       
DBU inaugurates Adam Wright as president

DBU inaugurates Adam Wright as president

Dallas Baptist University installed Adam Wright as its sixth president Sept. 9 at an inaugural convocation in the Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel on the DBU campus.

       
 
 

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