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West Texas woman celebrates century of faithfulness

West Texas woman celebrates century of faithfulness

On May 10, Mother’s Day, Colonial Hill Baptist Church in Snyder honored all the mothers in the congregation, but singled out one for special recognition - Jessie Etheredge, age 103.

Houston Baptist University students stand with Becket Fund attorneys in April after oral argument before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. (Photo: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty)

ETBU and HBU appeal to Supreme Court for protection from mandate

Two Baptist General Convention of Texas-affiliated universities and a seminary in Pennsylvania are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court a religious liberty case regarding the Health and Human Services mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

Texas Tidbits: McLendon named dean at Baylor School of Education

Texas Tidbits: McLendon named dean at Baylor School of Education

Michael McLendon joined Baylor University’s faculty as dean of the School of Education and professor of higher education policy and leadership, effective July 1.

Around the State: Urban Bounce sets Waco projects

Around the State: Urban Bounce plans Waco projects

Volunteers with Urban Bounce, a disaster recovery opportunity for students, will tackle projects in Waco, July 6-11.

On the Move: Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith to Church at the Crossing in Aledo as executive pastor.

James Dunn, robust advocate for religious liberty, dies July 4

James Dunn, robust advocate for religious liberty, dies July 4

James M. Dunn, one of Baptists’ most well-known advocates for religious liberty and separation of church and state, died July 4 a few weeks after his 83rd birthday in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Obituaries: Don McGregor, Roger Duck

Don McGregor, 91, an associate editor with the Baptist Standard for 15 years and a founder of Associated Baptist Press—now Baptist News Global—died June 30 in Mesquite.

Texas musician David Dunn helps point audiences to clear direction

Musician David Dunn helps point audiences to clear direction

With the release of his album Crystal Clear, Texas native David Dunn offers songs designed to point people to Christ during times of uncertainty.

Hispanic Texas Baptists urged to stand firm in faith

Hispanic Texas Baptists urged to stand firm in faith

Speakers at the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas annual meeting urged 1,100 affiliated churches to respond to the challenge of reaching 11 million Hispanic Texans with the gospel.

NAMB establishes fund to assist burned black churches

NAMB establishes fund to assist burned black churches

Southern Baptists’ North American Mission Board has established a fund to help African-American churches damaged or destroyed by fire in recent weeks.

Church size matters regarding views on racial inequality, study shows

Church size matters regarding views on racial inequality, study shows

Congregational size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.

 
 
 
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