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Around the State: Pathways to Ministry receives grant; ETBU begins hockey program

Around the State: Pathways to Ministry receives grant; ETBU begins hockey program

Pathways to Ministry program receives $1 million grant. ISAAC offers summer institute on immigration law. HPU names athletic director. ETBU adds ice hockey team.

       
TBM disaster relief workers top 700 volunteer days in East Texas

TBM disaster relief workers top 700 volunteer days in East Texas

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief workers have donated 700-plus volunteer days to meet widespread needs in flooded parts of East Texas. And with more than 280 work requests left to complete, they see no immediate end in sight.

       
Supreme Court seeks compromise in contraceptive mandate cases

Supreme Court seeks compromise in contraceptive mandate cases

The Supreme Court appears to be seeking a compromise that would let religious nonprofit groups avoid any involvement in offering insurance coverage for contraceptives while also ensuring that employees get the coverage.

       
Teens rebuild flood-damaged homes in youth minister’s hometown

Teens rebuild flood-damaged homes in youth minister’s hometown

When Bobby Catt, minister of students at First Baptist Church in San Angelo, discovered a student missions opportunity in Wimberley, he couldn’t wait to sign up his youth group to serve in his hometown.

       
ETBU students repair single mom’s home during spring break

ETBU students repair single mom’s home during spring break

Twenty-two East Texas Baptist University students spent their spring break helping a single mom and daughter with much-needed repairs of their home.

       
DBU students serve through Beach Reach and Habitat for Humanity

DBU students serve through Beach Reach and Habitat for Humanity

While many college students enjoyed rest and relaxation during spring break, student teams from Dallas Baptist University served others and shared the gospel on South Padre Island and at a construction project in Colorado.

       
Most Americans reject harsh proposals toward immigrants

Most Americans reject harsh proposals toward immigrants

The 2016 Republican presidential campaign boils with anti-immigrant rhetoric, but candidates’ harsh proposals don’t resonate with most Americans, particularly religious believers and young adults, new research shows.

       
Texas WMU provides blessings by the yard to South Asian women

Texas WMU provides blessings by the yard to South Asian women

Woman’s Missionary Union in Texas provides “blessings by the yard” by collecting flannel to create reusable pads for women in South Asia and other countries who lack access to disposable feminine hygiene products.

       
Reservations offer a mission field in plain sight, Native American leader insists

Native American leader: Reservations offer mission field in plain sight

Indian reservations are home to some of the highest substance abuse rates in the United States, but a Native American Christian leader believes they could become the seedbed for the nation’s next great spiritual revival.

       
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Overcome critics with kindness, Tyler’s Dykes urges Christians

“You may create enemies because of your position, but you should never create enemies because of your disposition,” insisted David Dykes, pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.

       

David Crosby to be nominated for SBC president

Pastor David Crosby of New Orleans will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, former SBC President Fred Luter said.

       
 
 

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