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Encounter with Scripture transforms Chinese scholar

Encounter with Scripture transforms Chinese scholar

Tao Lu never saw a Bible until he arrived in the United States to study advanced computer engineering. When he did, it changed everything.

       
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Nonprofits, government move toward compromise on contraceptive mandate

Both the Obama administration and religious nonprofits that object to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate have responded positively to a Supreme Court proposal for middle ground.

       
The Bible among 10 “most challenged” books of 2015

The Bible among 10 “most challenged” books of 2015

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Bible made the list of the American Library Association’s 10 most frequently challenged books last year.

       
Around the State: Miss ETBU crowned; Chuck Norris to lecture at UMHB

Around the State: Miss ETBU crowned; Chuck Norris to lecture at UMHB

East Texas Baptist University crowned a senior nursing student from California Miss ETBU 2016.  Howard Payne University Student Speakers Bureau competes. Chuck Norris to deliver the 2016 McLane Lecture at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

       
Highly religious people happier than others

Highly religious people happier than others

Three in 10 Americans claim they are pretty satisfied with life, happy, healthy and moral. They’re the “highly religious” 30 percent of U.S. adults who say they pray daily and attend church at least once a week.

       

CBF endorses 1,000th chaplain/pastoral counselor

Less than 20 years after the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship began endorsing chaplains and pastoral counselors, CBF named its 1,000th endorsed person.

       
Disaster relief completed at Caddo Lake, continues in Southeast Texas

Disaster relief completed at Caddo Lake, continues in Southeast Texas

Texas Baptist Men volunteers completed disaster relief in the Caddo Lake area but relief efforts continued and long-term recovery began more than 150 miles to the south in Orange and Newton counties.

       
Teens with Down syndrome help develop special-needs ministry in Germany

Teens with Down syndrome help develop special-needs ministry in Germany

People who know Tyler Tooley and Blake Dorchester see them as extraordinary in countless ways. Both born with Down syndrome, the young men do not let special needs prevent them from serving God.

       
Buckner Family Hope Center builds Men of Honor

Buckner Family Hope Center builds Men of Honor

As a volunteer mentor through the Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood’s Men of Honor program, Lester O’Garro seeks to be a positive influence in the lives of young men in South Dallas.

       
Jen Hatmaker details personal journey for justice

Jen Hatmaker details personal journey for justice

Hatmaker advised advocates to treat justice work as a marathon, not a sprint.

       
Wiley Drake offers to run as Trump VP

Wiley Drake offers to run as Trump VP

Wiley Drake, former second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said an unnamed staff member of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign told him Trump might ask him to be his running mate. (BNG)

       
 
 

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