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SBC to consider 10 motions in coming year

Motions presented at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting included a request for SBC agencies and institutions to open their  meetings to the public.

       
 Christian rap artist Trip Lee challenges students to rise up

Rise up, rapper Trip Lee challenges students

Christian rap artist Trip Lee realizes the importance of reaching teenagers for Christ because of the transformation that took place in his life during his teen years. 

       
Gaines elected SBC president after Greear withdraws

Gaines elected SBC president after Greear withdraws

Tennessee pastor Steve Gaines was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention by acclamation when his closest challenger, J.D. Greear of North Carolina, withdrew from the race after two votes failed to yield a clear winner.

       
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Statewide, children need Christian foster families

Buckner Children and Family Services is asking Texas Baptist parents to pray about opening their homes to children in desperate need of foster care.

       
Churches need to ‘pass the salt and turn on the light’

Churches need to ‘pass the salt, turn on the light’

Responsibility for racial reconciliation rests at the doorsteps of the church and can be achieved only through the gospel in action, a diverse panel of Baptist pastors told the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

       
Why some evangelicals changed their minds about evolution

Why some evangelicals changed their minds about evolution

A new book promotes the idea that one can be serious about Christian faith and still accept a scientific Darwinian account of human origins.

       
CBF helps support safe passage of Syrian Christians to Belgium

CBF helps support safe passage of Syrian Christians to Belgium

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship sent $20,000 to field personnel to help facilitate the safe passage of 90 Syrian Christians seeking asylum in Belgium.

       

On the Move: Pesch, Phillips and Summers

Church staff changes noted in Priddy, Midlothian and Abilene.

       
Around the State: Senior adults attend Hilltop University at ETBU; TBM continues disaster relief

Around the State: Senior adults attend Hilltop University at ETBU; TBM continues disaster relief

More than 270 senior adults participated in Hilltop University on the East Texas Baptist University campus. Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers prepare more than 75,000 meals—and counting—in Conroe and Rosenberg.

       
Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Journey to Fort Parker: Early Texas Baptist Cynthia Ann Parker

Fort Parker, near Groesbeck, is the site of the amazing story of one of the first Baptist families to settle in Texas.

       
Southern Baptists reject Confederate flag displays

Southern Baptists reject Confederate flag displays

Messengers to the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention renounced display of the Confederate battle flag.

       
 
 

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