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Buckner and partners deliver aid to Louisiana

Buckner and partners deliver aid to Louisiana

Texas churches, schools and communities rallied with Buckner International to help people affected by the record-breaking rains that caused heavy flooding throughout southern Louisiana.

       
Howard Payne University will mark the grand opening of its New Braunfels location. The sixth annual Great East Texas Hymn Sing will be held on the East Texas Baptist University campus.

Around the State: HPU opens center in New Braunfels; ETBU hosts hymn sing

Howard Payne University will mark the grand opening of its New Braunfels location. The sixth annual Great East Texas Hymn Sing will be held on the East Texas Baptist University campus.

       
Hispanic Texas Baptists provide labor of love for Louisiana

Hispanic Texas Baptists provide labor of love for Louisiana

Fifty-six Hispanic Texas Baptists from 10 churches and the Baptist University of the Américas devoted Labor Day weekend to a labor of love, helping their hermanos y hermanas—brothers and sisters—in a flood-ravaged area of Baton Rouge.

       

On the Move: Abernathy and Webb

Staff changes noted at churches in Lubbock and San Antonio.

       
Smithsonian includes material from Baylor’s Black Gospel music project

Smithsonian includes material from Black Gospel music project

When the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C., an exhibit featuring African-American musical history will include materials from a Baylor University search-and-rescue mission to save recordings from the “Golden Age” of American Black Gospel music.

       
National Geographic exhibit at Baylor recreates pilgrimage sites

National Geographic exhibit at Baylor recreates pilgrimage sites

Each year, more than 330 million people around the world journey to sacred places. Visitors to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will learn about those pilgrimages through the exhibition National Geographic Sacred Journeys from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31.

       
Retired chaplain offers disaster relief near Baton Rouge

Retired Texas Baptist chaplain offers disaster relief near Baton Rouge

As he stood in the middle of a flood-ravaged neighborhood in Denham Springs, La., retired Brig. Gen. Bob Page summed up the devastation in a single word—“overwhelming.”

       

BWA names Virginia Baptist as divisional coordinator

Trisha Miller Manarin, executive coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Cooperative Baptist Fellowship based in Virginia, assumed duties Sept. 1 as part-time coordinator of the Baptist World Alliance division of mission, evangelism and justice.

       
Friendship can enrich community and cultivate virtue, Baylor panelists assert

Baylor panel: Friendship can enrich community and cultivate virtue

As Baylor University aspires to be the “caring community” described in its mission statement—and to correct the flaws cited in an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual violence—some members of the “Baylor Family” believe the university should aim even higher.

       
Baptist pastor helping Trump woo Hispanics

Baptist pastor helping Trump woo Hispanics

Donald Trump isn’t the ideal candidate for conservative Christian voters, but he’s far preferable to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, claimed Ramiro Peña, founding pastor of Christ the King Baptist Church in Waco. (BNG)

       
At 60-something, Mesquite couple continues to open home to foster children

At 60-something, couple continues to welcome foster children

Paula and Lance Raymond are both in their 60s, but after 17 years as foster parents, they continue to welcome into their home children in need.

       
 
 
 
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