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Evangelicals ponder Christian response to Paris attacks

Evangelicals ponder Christian response to Paris attacks

American evangelical leaders remain at odds over whether the best response to the bloody terrorist attacks in Paris is a war on terrorism and militant Islamic ideology or Christian reconciliation and pacifism.

       

Americans fret about Islam, immigrants & race

Americans of all faiths and viewpoints are gloomy about the economy, anxious about Islam, bothered by immigrants and mistrustful across racial lines, a new survey finds.

       

Faith and family on the Thanksgiving menu for most Americans

Americans tell researchers Thankgiving is about faith and family—more than food, football and shopping.

       

Should prayer be banned in sports as performance enhancing?

Some experts wonder if prayer—and even faith overall—could come under scrutiny in the debate over performance-enhancing drugs, technology and techniques in modern sports.

       
East Texas Baptist University presented the seventh annual Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award to Jermaca Brown of Fairfield and Caleb Dorsey of Palestine.

Around the State: ETBU Servant Awards

East Texas Baptist University presented the seventh annual Bob and Gayle Riley Servant Leadership Award to Jermaca Brown of Fairfield and Caleb Dorsey of Palestine.

       

On the Move: John Beck

John Beck to First Baptist Church in Denton as senior adult and pastoral care minister.

       
Churches promote ministries that unite generations

Churches promote ministries that unite generations

Some youth ministry experts say the damage to a congregation can be palpable when youth spend most—or all—of their church time segregated from the rest of the congregation.

       
Supreme Court to hear religious challenge to Obamacare

Supreme Court to hear religious challenge to Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Nov. 6 to hear appeals from religious nonprofits—including East Texas Baptist University, Houston Baptist University and the Southern Baptist Convention’s insurance provider—challenging required coverage of contraceptives under Obamacare, including drugs they believe cause abortions.

       
Sometimes words are not enough, Joel Gregory and Ralph West insist

Sometimes words are not enough, Joel Gregory and Ralph West insist

When words are not enough and language reaches its limit, Christians enter into Christ’s suffering and death through the symbolism of the Lord’s Supper, two prominent preachers reminded Texas Baptists.

       
Hardage thanks Texas Baptists for making a difference

Hardage thanks Texas Baptists for making a difference

Texas Baptists are engaged in life-changing and difference-making work around the state, Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage reported at the convention’s annual meeting.

       
Laziness threatens soul competency & priesthood of believers, Arlington pastor says

Laziness threatens key Baptist beliefs, Arlington pastor says

Traditional distinctive Baptist beliefs about soul competency and the priesthood of believers may be endangered more by laziness and a laissez faire attitude by laity than from any frontal assault by fundamentalism, said Dennis Wiles, pastor of First Baptist Church in Arlington.

       
 
 
 
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