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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.

       
WMU urged not to grow weary in doing good

WMU urged not to grow weary in doing good

Missionary Sabastian Vazquez couldn’t fight back the tears as he stood before a group of women whose legacy led to four generations of pastors in his family.

       
Baptists urge prayers, compassion and solidarity after Orlando shooting

Baptists urge prayers, compassion and solidarity after Orlando shooting

Baptists joined others from varied faith communities in calling for prayer, compassion and solidarity after a gunman killed 49 people and injured another 53 at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

       

Obituary: Nelda Gerbine

Obituary for Nelda Gerbine, who served in a variety of roles with Woman's Missionary Union of Texas.

       
Ferguson church tells community, ‘We are here for you’

Ferguson church tells community, ‘We are here for you’

A metro St. Louis church reintroduced itself to a couple thousand of its neighbors prior to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

       
 
 

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