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TBM shifting gears—not pulling out—after month in Rowlett

TBM shifting gears—not pulling out—after month in Rowlett

After one month and more than 2,000 volunteer days providing disaster relief to tornado-ravaged parts North Texas, Texas Baptist Men prepared to move from a broad-based day-to-day presence to specialized teams serving on request.

       
Logsdon’s new Maston Chair wants to address relevant issues, foster discipleship

Logsdon’s new Maston Chair wants to foster discipleship

The new T.B. Maston Chair of Christian Ethics at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary hopes to honor the legacy of the pioneering 20th century Baptist ethicist by introducing students to the subject and making it applicable to ministry in Texas churches.

       
Buckner and Baylor shaped Kenyan’s ministry to the poor

Buckner and Baylor shaped Kenyan’s ministry to the poor

When asked about her work with Kenyan orphans and children in poverty, the normally upbeat Rose Wasike paused as tears fill her eyes.

       
Grand jury indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood videos

Grand jury indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood videos

A Texas grand jury investigating video-recorded allegations that Planned Parenthood illegally sold fetal organs instead indicted two of the people who made the controversial undercover videos.

       
New study documents shifts in Latin American religious affiliation

New study documents shifts in Latin American religious affiliation

The Pew Research Center reports a significant drop in Catholic membership and identity in Latin America, confirming what Baptist and other Protestant leaders have seen in the religion for 40 years. From BNG

       
Study: fewer young people see marriage, procreation prerequisites for sex

Study: fewer young people see marriage, procreation prerequisites for sex

A new Barna study shows that Gen-Xers and Millennials — including those who identify as Christian — are much less likely than older Americans to see marriage and procreation as a necessary condition for sex.  From BNG

       
Hard to lay odds on how Americans view sports betting

Hard to lay odds on how Americans view sports betting

Most Americans believe wagering on sports isn’t morally wrong, but nearly half think it should be illegal anyway.

       
SBC leader Mohler joins Rubio advisory board

SBC leader Mohler joins Rubio advisory board

Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler has been tapped by presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to serve on his Dignity of Life Advisory Board. From BNG

       
RNC disinvites debate moderator after Trump takedown

RNC disinvites debate moderator after Trump takedown

Contributors to an online symposium on why conservatives shouldn’t support Donald Trump included SBC agency head Russell Moore. From BNG

       
Texas Baptist university students serve on MLK Day

Texas Baptist university students serve on MLK Day

Texas Baptist university students paid tribute to the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by spending the national holiday that honors him in community service.

       
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GuideStone releases Ministers’ Tax Guide

GuideStone Financial Resources edits its annual tax guide specifically to address the detailed tax issues affecting pastors.

       
 
 
 
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