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Task force presents proposals for reforms in Baylor governance

Task force presents proposals for reforms in Baylor governance

Baylor University regents will vote next month on recommendations from the board’s governance review task force designed to "help build greater trust and confidence within the Baylor community."

       
Reform group urges changes in election of Baylor regents

Reform group urges changes in election of Baylor regents

A reform group called on Baylor University to enact major governance changes, including a plan to allow Baylor constituencies to elect a majority of the board of regents and a policy requiring regents to conduct much of their business in open sessions.

       
Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Around the State: Wayland Mission Center names new director

Donnie Brown is named director of the Wayland Mission Center. Truett Seminary offers MinistrySafe training event. DBU named a top school for preparation of elementary school teachers.

       

Baptist Briefs: GuideStone sponsors benefits training

GuideStone Financial Resources will sponsor its first Employee Benefits Summit March 27-29 in Dallas.

       
Donald Trump to be sworn in on Lincoln and family Bibles

Inauguration to feature Lincoln, Trump Bibles

When President-elect Donald Trump takes his oath of office on Inauguration Day, his hand will rest on his family Bible and the Abraham Lincoln Bible.

       
Fort Worth lawmaker seeks end to no-fault divorce

Fort Worth lawmaker seeks end to no-fault divorce

State Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) says the prevalence of no-fault divorces has contributed to the breakdown of the family in society, and he wants to make it harder for couples to divorce. (BNG)

       
Mineral Wells couple felt God’s calling to foster parenthood

Mineral Wells couple felt God’s calling to foster parenthood

Long before state officials called on church leaders to help meet the needs of foster children, a Baptist pastor in Mineral Wells and his family responded to God’s call to meet that challenge.

       
Young refugee from Southeast Asia seeks to make a difference

Young refugee from Southeast Asia seeks to make a difference

A young refugee from Southeast Asia who benefitted from a ministry supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering serves on the Dallas Youth Commission, where she seeks to make a positive impact on her peers.

       
Buckner helps Lufkin single mom overcome obstacles

Buckner helps Lufkin single mom overcome obstacles

Tiffany Pangarakis faced her share of challenges. But the solid foundation Buckner Family Pathways in Lufkin offered provided the footing she needed to take steps to fulfill her potential.

       

On the Move: Moffett and Newberry

Staff changes noted for churches in Rockdale and Woodsboro.

       
Baptist church in Washington calls lesbian couple as pastors

Baptist church in Washington calls lesbian couple as pastors

Calvary Baptist Church, a 155-year-old congregation in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., named a same-sex married couple as co-pastors.

       
 
 
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