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Homeless find rest in faith-based shelters more than others

Homeless find rest in faith-based shelters more than others

Religious organizations provide more than half of the emergency shelter beds for homeless people in major cities across the country, a new Baylor University study shows.

       
Few see Christianity as very important to be ‘truly American’

Few see Christianity as very important to be ‘truly American’

Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.

       

Obituary: Alma Ruth Lyon

Alma Ruth Lyon, longtime Baptist missionary, died Jan. 24 in Waco at age 93.

       
Around the State: Wayland installs president; legislators honor UMHB football team

Around the State: Wayland installs president; legislators honor UMHB football team

Wayland Baptist University installed Bobby Hall as the school’s 13th president Jan. 25. Wayland students and employees volunteered for community service projects during a weeklong celebration of service marking the inauguration.

       
TBM volunteers demonstrate Super Week of Caring

TBM volunteers demonstrate Super Week of Caring

Houston expected hundreds of thousands of visitors for festivities surrounding the Super Bowl, but about 60 Texas Baptist Men volunteers arrived in the city to help homeowners rather than focus on football.

       
Baylor expert offers four tips to help battle human trafficking

Four ways to battle human trafficking

The crowds who pour into Houston for the Super Bowl and pregame festivities will include people involved in human trafficking, a Baylor University social work professor predicted.

       
Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

Will God favor Falcons or stand up for Patriots?

Does God have his eye on the gridiron? Will he cheer for either the Atlanta Falcons or the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Feb. 5? One-quarter of all Americans believe he does and he will, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.

       
March for Life buoyant over Trump’s anti-abortion promises

March for Life buoyant over Trump’s anti-abortion promises

A week after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, throngs of anti-abortion marchers gathered near the White House to applaud his administration’s actions and his plans to support their cause.

       
Americans not interested in pastors’ views on social issues

Americans not interested in pastors’ views on social issues

What do pastors think about social or political issues? Americans don’t particularly want to know.

       
Trump executive order suspending refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

Trump executive order on refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 27 that temporarily halts the refugee resettlement program and suspends visas from several Muslim-majority countries, drawing immediate reaction from religious leaders.

       
New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

New Title IX lawsuit alleges culture of sexual violence at Baylor

A Title IX lawsuit filed against Baylor University asserts members of the Bears football team coaching staff encouraged a culture of sexual abuse  by arranging for women to have sex with recruits on official campus visits. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
 
 
 
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