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New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

New Braunfels church walks through dark time, but not alone

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels felt a flood of emotions following the loss of 13 beloved Christian brothers and sisters in a bus crash, but they never felt alone.

       
New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in bus crash

New Braunfels church grieves 13 killed in crash

Members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels grieved the deaths of 13 members killed in a March 29 bus crash and prayed for the recovery of another member who was hospitalized after the wreck.

       
Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Frustrated Texas senators call for transparency from Baylor after scandal

Baylor University leaders faced strong criticism from Texas senators who are pondering whether to require the private university to comply with state open records laws.  

       
Holloway at Logsdon

‘Just who do you think you are?” Holloway asks in annual Maston Lectures

A hopeful, thankful view of humanity as seen through the lens of Christianity provides a counterpoint to the dystopian view of posthumanism, theologian Jeph Holloway told audiences at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary.

       
House committee holds hearing on child welfare religious liberty bill

House committee holds hearing on child welfare religious liberty bill

The House State Affairs Committee heard testimony March 29 on a bill proponents say would protect the religious liberty rights of faith-based child welfare providers and opponents labeled a “religious refusal bill” that would allow discrimination against same-sex couples.

       
Bulletin: At least 12 killed, 3 injured in New Braunfels church bus crash

Bulletin: At least 13 killed, 2 injured in New Braunfels church bus crash

A senior adult group from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels was returning from a retreat when a crash occurred. At least 13 were killed and two others injured.

       
DBU students serve and learn over spring break

DBU students serve and learn over spring break

More than 200 Dallas Baptist University students spent spring break traveling the country and the world to teach sports clinics, build houses, provide safe rides, sing in cathedrals, study leadership and explore international business.

       

Obituary: C. David Matthews

C. David Matthews, former Texas Baptist pastor, died March 11 in Bradenton, Fla. He was 76.

       
Around the State: Health Fair at HPU; ETBU students visit state capitol

Around the State: Health Fair at HPU; ETBU students visit state capitol

Health screenings, exhibits, games, a relay race and giveaways highlighted the fourth annual Spring into Health Fair at Howard Payne University. Five students from East Texas Baptist University visited lawmakers in Austin for Tuition Equalization Grant Student Advocacy Day. 

       
Buckner sends food, water filters to flood victims in Peru

Buckner International sends food, filters to flood survivors in Peru

Buckner International is shipping more than 500,000 meals and 400 water filters to Peru to help 630,000-plus people who have been affected by the worst floods to hit the nation in 20 years.

       
BWA leader emphasizes ‘essential oneness’ of Christian world communion

BWA leader emphasizes ‘essential oneness’ of Christian world communion

The Baptist World Alliance represents a Christian world communion, not just an affinity group or organization, the international fellowship’s general secretary told an assembly at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
 
 
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