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God can heal damaged creation, environmental scientist tells Wayland chapel

God can heal creation, environmental scientist tells Wayland chapel

If God’s people take seriously their responsibility as stewards of creation and change their behavior, God still can heal damaged land with dwindling resources, an environmental scientist told students, faculty and guests at Wayland Baptist University.

       
More Americans reject religion, but believers firm in faith, Pew study shows

More Americans reject religion, but believers firm in faith, Pew study shows

Americans as a whole are growing less religious, but those who say they belong to a religion are, on average, just as committed to their faiths as they were in the past—and in certain respects, even more so.

       
Loving acts earn a hearing for the gospel, Metaxas tells DBU audience

Loving acts earn a hearing for the gospel, Metaxas tells DBU audience

Christians not only should engage the culture in authentic and engaging ways, but also lead with loving and caring acts that provide an opening for them to present the gospel, author Eric Metaxas said at a leadership lecture at Dallas Baptist University.

       
Baptist presidents lead racial unity event in Mississippi

Baptist presidents lead racial unity event in Mississippi

In an effort to foster racial unity among Christians, leaders of America’s two largest Baptist groups—one mostly white and the other predominantly black—met with pastors in Mississippi Nov. 4 for a “Conversation on Race in America.”

       
BGCT messengers to vote on officers and budget

BGCT messengers to vote on officers and budget

Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting will elect new officers, consider a $35.4 million budget and explore distinctive Baptist beliefs and polity.

       
Houston voters reject gay rights ordinance

Houston voters reject gay rights ordinance

Voters overwhelmingly rejected Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance, designed to expand the rights of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender citizens.

       
TBM volunteers care for fire and flood survivors

TBM volunteers care for fire and flood survivors

With chainsaws and skid-steer loaders, Texas Baptist Men volunteers removed charred trees and debris from burned-out home sites in the Hidden Pines area in Bastrop County and sifted through ashes to help residents reclaim mementos that survived the blaze.

       
Threat of divorce hard to spot among churchgoing couples, survey shows

Threat of divorce hard to spot among churchgoing couples, survey shows

Before a divorce, churchgoers in troubled marriages look a lot like their happily married counterparts at church—participating, serving and leading at similar rates. After a divorce, the differences can be stark.

       
Around the State: Baylor awards 18 for meritorious service

Around the State: Baylor awards 18 for meritorious service

Baylor University honored six individuals and six couples with meritorious achievement awards.

       

On the Move: David Adams

David Adams to Calvary Baptist Church in Abilene as student minister.

       
Baptist Briefs: BJC leader blasts religious bigotry.

Baptist Briefs: BJC leader blasts religious bigotry.

The head of a Baptist organization dedicated to upholding religious liberty for all Americans joined Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in a pledge signed Oct. 23 in Washington denouncing all forms of religious bigotry.

       
 
 
 
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