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Trump executive order suspending refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

Trump executive order on refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 27 that temporarily halts the refugee resettlement program and suspends visas from several Muslim-majority countries, drawing immediate reaction from religious leaders.

       
New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

A Title IX lawsuit filed against Baylor University asserts members of the Bears football team coaching staff encouraged a culture of sexual abuse  by arranging for women to have sex with recruits on official campus visits. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
North Texas woman sells all to serve in Nigeria

North Texas woman sells all to serve in Nigeria

Cori Rodgers worked more than two decades in executive management in the auto service industry. Today, she can fit all her worldly possessions into a 2005 Honda. She sold nearly all her belongings to pursue mission work in Nigeria.

       

Obituary: David Hudson Whitson

David Hudson Whitson, retired missionary and pastor, died Jan. 2 at age 86.

       

Obituary: Richard Perry Ellis

Richard Perry Ellis, retired pastor, missionary and evangelist, died Jan. 16 in Lewisville. He was 84.

       

Obituary: Alonzo (Al) Addison Cummins Jr.

Alonzo (Al) Addison Cummins Jr., retired Baptist pastor and missionary, died Dec. 25 in Georgetown. He was 86.

       

Obituary: Samuel Raymond Joseph Cannata

Samuel Raymond Joseph Cannata, longtime Southern Baptist medical missionary, died Jan. 4. He was 88.

       
Around the State: TBM volunteers serve in Panhandle; DBU recognized for campus beauty

Around the State: TBM volunteers serve in Panhandle; DBU recognized for campus beauty

More than 30 Texas Baptist Men volunteers are providing disaster relief for Panhandle residents affected by an ice storm. Christian Universities Online ranked Dallas Baptist University No. 1 on its list of the 50 Most Beautiful Colleges and Universities.

       
ETBU students honor MLK with day of service

ETBU students honor MLK with day of service

More than 160 East Texas Baptist University students, faculty, and staff participated in service projects throughout the Marshall area as part of the National Day of Service in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

       

Obituary: Ralph Henderson Langley

Ralph Langley, retired pastor and one of the original participants in the Youth-Led Revival Movement of the 1940s, died Jan. 13 in Huntsville, Ala. He was 94.

       

Obituary: Mary Frances (Frankie) Cater Greever

Retired educator and minister's wife Frankie Greever, 85, died Jan. 19.

       
 
 
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