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Evangelicals eager for Congress to tackle immigration

Evangelicals eager for Congress to tackle immigration

When it comes to immigration reform, American evangelicals want it all, and they want it now, a LifeWay survey reveals.

       
Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

It’s been hard for some to fathom how a condemned prisoner earned a certificate in theology on Georgia’s death row.

       
White Christians now a minority in 19 states

White Christians now a minority in 19 states

The notion of America as a mostly white, mostly Christian country is rapidly becoming a fact for the history books.

       
exas lawmaker reconsiders religious liberty amendment

Texas lawmaker reconsiders religious liberty amendment

A state representative is reconsidering his proposed constitutional amendment on religious liberty after business leaders opposed it, citing concerns about workplace discrimination.

       
Faith that motivates aid groups can be a hurdle

Faith that motivates aid groups can be a hurdle

Leaders of Christian and Jewish international aid groups say their efforts often are met with twin suspicions: Their real purpose is to proselytize, and a religious message is tied to material aid.

       
Parent-education program makes impact on children and school

Parent-education program makes impact on children and school

Educators, administrators and church leaders from around Fort Worth met recently at Manuel Jara Elementary to learn about Parent University, a 13-week curriculum that teaches parents 40 developmental assets to help their children succeed.

       
Texas Tidbits: Wayland recognized nationally as good return on investment.

Texas Tidbits: Wayland ranked as good return on investment

The Wall Street Journal listed Wayland Baptist University as one of the top private universities for return on investment.

       

On the Move: Matt Higginbotham

Matt Higginbotham to First Baptist Church in Rockdale as pastor.

       
Around the State: HPU scholars named

Around the State: HPU scholars named

Four Howard Payne University students have been recognized as Currie-Strickland Scholars in Christian Ethics and Theology.

       

Obituary: V.R. “Doc” Dooley

V.R. “Doc” Dooley, 94, a songwriter, musician and music minister, died Feb. 28 in Grand Prairie.

       
Kent McKeever, back row second from the right, and colleagues and friends at Mission Waco, pose with the orange T-shirt designed to inspire fair hiring polices for ex-cons. (Photo provided by Kent McKeever)

Minister trades prison garb for orange T-shirt to help ex-cons find work

A Baptist minister in Waco is leading a new campaign to convince government and businesses to change their hiring policies for people with criminal records.

       

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