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Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Messengers to the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas annual meeting elected officers, approved a budget of more than $100,000 and emphasized the importance of educating the rising generation.

       
Around the State: DBU recognizes servant leaders; Sadler moves to new role at Wayland

Around the State: DBU recognizes servant leaders; Sadler moves to new role at Wayland

Dallas Baptist University awarded the Frank and Martin Moore Servant Leader Award to two students. Paul Sadler accepts a new post as director of church and denominational relations at Wayland Baptist University. 

       

On the Move: Appuglies, Cockrell, Cody, Delay, Harrison, Holder, Hollingsworth, Purcell and Rieff

Staff changes noted at churches in Tye, Denton, Petersburg, Midlothian, Tulia, Hale Center, San Antonio and Monahans, as well as Ellis Baptist Assocation.

       
Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

President Obama joined others in honoring five Dallas law enforcement officers who gave their lives, and he called for the kind of unity that demands an honest appraisal of racial disharmony in the United States.

       
Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

In the immediate aftermath of a peaceful protest that turned into an ambush claiming the lives of four Dallas police and a transportation system officer, pastors and other Christian leaders prayed together and urged a calm response in a potentially volatile environment.

       
Baylor team unearths Red Sea parting, Noah’s ark in ancient mosaics

Baylor team unearths Red Sea parting, Noah’s ark in ancient mosaics

A team that includes Baylor University students discovered mosaics depicting Noah’s ark and the parting of the Red Sea while excavating a synagogue in Israel that dates to the fifth century.

       
Buckner helps Guatemalan boy blinded in one eye

Buckner helps Guatemalan boy blinded in one eye

The Buckner Family Hope Center in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala, provided funds that enabled a child who had been blinded in one eye to secure a prosthesis. 

       
BWA adds three new member groups

BWA adds three new member groups

The Baptist World Alliance welcomed three new member organizations during its general council meeting in Vancouver.

       
Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Art Briles, former head football coach at Baylor University, submitted a motion to be removed as a defendant in a Title IX lawsuit that alleges Baylor failed to respond to sexual assault complaints.

       
Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

As part of Baylor University's continuing response to incidents of sexual violence, Provost Gregory Jones convened the first meeting of a task force on spiritual life and character formation.

       
Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

When tragedy struck, leaving teenaged twins without a mother, God used a church family to create a new family.

       
 
 

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