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Around the State: 'White coat' ceremony for Baylor nurses

Around the State: 'White coat' ceremony for Baylor nurses

Fifty-three students at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing took part in a ceremony during which each donned a white nurse’s coat for the first time.

       

On the Move: Steve Knott

Steve Knott to First Baptist Church in Bedford as pastor from McQueeney Baptist Church in McQueeney.

       
Science vs. religion? There’s actually more of a three-way split

Science vs. religion? There’s actually more of a three-way split

Meet the Post-Seculars—the 21 percent of Americans who seem to have gone unnoticed before in endless rounds of debates pitting science vs. religion.

       

Groups call for IRS to clarify rules on pulpit political endorsements

Religious and secular advocacy groups jointly called for greater clarity by the Internal Revenue Service regarding nonprofits and political activity.

       
Fostering multiethnic churches easier said than done, pastors say

Fostering multiethnic churches easier said than done, pastors say

In the wake of police killings of blacks in places like Ferguson, Mo., and New York City,  some conservative Christian leaders are calling for churches to embrace integration. But others who have been hard at work for years trying to do just that say it’s harder than it seems.

       
Ebola waning, but food crisis continues in West Africa

Ebola waning, but food crisis continues in West Africa

Although the spread of Ebola in West Africa has slowed, the food crisis caused by the epidemic continues, a Liberian Baptist leader told the director of Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery program.

       
Debates on definition of marriage nothing new, church historian asserts

Debates on definition of marriage nothing new, church historian asserts

Legislators and judges in the United States who struggle to define marriage find themselves in the unlikely company of 16th century reformers and their Pietist Protestant heirs, church historian A.G. Roeber believes.

       
Gospel truth reasonable, but it demands faith commitment, conference speaker asserts

Lee Strobel: Gospel truth reasonable, but demands faith commitment

Proofs pointing to the reality of Jesus’ resurrection open the door for many skeptics to embrace faith in him, Lee Strobel told a crowd of more than 500 at the [un]Apologetic Conference at Hunters Glen Baptist Church in Plano.

       
ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

Shane Moore and Joey Sutton were boyhood friends and fraternity brothers at East Texas Baptist University. Now they share an even closer bond. Sutton donated a kidney to Moore.

       
The 2015 edition of GuideStone Financial Resources’ annual Tax Return Preparation and Federal Reporting Guide, Ministers’ Tax Guide for 2014 Returns is available.

Baptist Briefs: GuideStone releases tax guide for ministers

The 2015 edition of GuideStone Financial Resources’ annual Tax Return Preparation and Federal Reporting Guide, Ministers’ Tax Guide for 2014 Returns is available.

       
Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

The Lilly Endowment awarded a $500,000 grant to Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary to strengthen the quality of preaching.

       

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