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Views on divorce divide Americans

Views on divorce divide Americans

Pastors believe not all divorces are created equal, but for many Americans, any reason is as good as another, LifeWay Research surveys reveal.

On the Move: Kent Berghuis

Kent Berghuis to First Baptist Church in Oklahoma City as pastor from First Baptist Church in Lansdale, Pa.

Baptist leaders pray for Jimmy Carter

Baptist leaders pray for Jimmy Carter

Condolences and well-wishes worldwide followed an Aug. 12 announcement by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter that he has cancer.

Presidential search committee named at Hardin-Simmons

Presidential search committee named at Hardin-Simmons

Hardin-Simmons University named a 15-member presidential search committee charged with finding a successor to longtime President Lanny Hall. The committee includes representatives from the university’s trustees, faculty, staff, alumni and student body.

East Texas judge’s sentence out of bounds, Americans United asserts

Judge’s sentence out of bounds, Americans United asserts

An East Texas judge had no right to sentence a man to marriage and court-ordered Bible study, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

DBU ServantU goes international

DBU's ServantU goes international

More than 120 students from Chile, Peru and Colombia participated in ServantU International on the Dallas Baptist University campus.

Sixteen states side with HBU and ETBU in appeal

Sixteen states side with HBU and ETBU in appeal

Legal representatives of 16 states filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting two Texas Baptist universities and a Pennsylvania seminary in the schools’ challenge to the Health and Human Services mandate of the Affordable Care Act, popularly called “Obamacare.”

Baptist Briefs: Advocate for women ministers honored

Pam Durso, executive director of Baptist Women in Ministry, accepted a lifetime achievement award from Christians for Biblical Equality.

Around the State: BCFS group celebrates end of summer

Around the State: BCFS group celebrates end of summer

BCFS Health and Human Services celebrated the end of summer with 90 Tyler youth enjoying a day of rollercoasters, zip lines and boat rides at the Kemah Boardwalk amusement park.

Obituary: Ted Savage

Ted Savage, 87, died July 28 in Livingston. He was pastor to senior adults at Central Baptist Church in Livingston at the time of his death, a position he held 10 years.

On the Move: Jack Haye

Jack Haye has resigned as executive pastor of First Baptist Church in McKinney to become president of Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va.

 
 
 
 
 
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