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Texas Baptist Men responsible for both disaster relief and recovery

Texas Baptist Men responsible for both disaster relief and recovery

Texas Baptist Men, the missions organization that pioneered Baptist disaster relief ministries more than four decades ago, soon also will assume responsibility for long-term disaster recovery—a program handled in recent years by the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

       
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Americans agree on contraception, divide over transgender bathrooms and wedding services for gays

A Pew Research Center poll takes on religious liberty versus discrimination questions.

       
Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Around the State: U.S. News recognizes Texas Baptist schools; ETBU students pray during See You at the Pole

Texas Baptist schools recognized by U.S. News & World Report. American College of Surgeons honors medical missionary Rebekah Naylor. ETBU students gather for See You at the Pole.

       

On the Move: Haile, Hall and McKinzie

Staff changes noted for churches in Caldwell, Houston and Rockdale.

       
Baylor Title IX coordinator resigns

Updated: Baylor University Title IX coordinator resigns, replacement named

Patty Crawford, Baylor University’s first full-time Title IX coordinator, resigned. And in less than 48 hours, the university named Kristan Tucker, formerly senior deputy Title IX coordinator, as her replacement.

       
Korean Texas Baptist delivers soybeans to North Korea

Korean Texas Baptist delivers soybeans and medical equipment to North Korea

A Korean Texas Baptist minister returned recently from North Korea, where he confirmed delivery of 60 tons of soybeans to two churches, one hospital and five schools for orphans, along with medical equipment and supplies.

       
McNeal receives award for interim ministry

McNeal receives award for interim ministry

E.L. “Skip” McNeal received an award Sept. 22 for his contributions in interim ministry in Texas Baptist churches.

       
Porterfield named Texas WMU interim executive director-treasurer

Porterfield named Texas WMU interim executive director-treasurer

Carolyn Porterfield, who has served Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas in a variety of roles over more than two decades, will lead the organization as interim executive director-treasurer.

       

Eva Henley, who taught Sunday school 82 years, dies in San Angelo

Missions champion and church servant Eva Henley died Sept. 24—82 years after she started teaching Sunday school and six days after she taught her final lesson.

       
Cowboy preacher hopes 40-day horseback ride spurs revival

Cowboy preacher hopes 40-day horseback ride spurs revival

The pastor of a cowboy church in Wichita Falls hopes a 40-day horseback ride from Texas to Washington, D.C., spurs revival in communities where he preaches along the way.

       
Maciel resigns as BUA president

Maciel resigns as BUA president to accept Waco church position

Maciel, who also serves as president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, has led Baptist University of the Américas since 2007.

       
 
 
 
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