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Aponte named vice president of mobilization at IMB

Aponte named vice president of mobilization at IMB

Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board approved Edgar Aponte, seminary administrator and educator, as vice president of mobilization.

       

Buckner International names Adkison chief development officer

Arnie Adkison assumed the chief development officer post at Buckner International Aug. 24.

       
Texas Baptist evangelism leader Bailey Stone dead at age 86

Texas Baptist evangelism leader Bailey Stone dead at age 86

Bailey Stone, former evangelism director for the Baptist General Convention of Texas and pastor of churches in McKinney, Bryan and Odessa, died Aug. 26. He was 86.

       
DBU student feels called to help the persecuted

DBU student feels called to help the persecuted

Dallas Baptist University student Sean McAndrews feels God has called him to help persecuted people.

       
DFW gives shoes and shines hope into lives of vulnerable children

DFW gives shoes and shines hope into lives of vulnerable children

New shoes and a message of hope for vulnerable children united a diverse group of businesses, churches and individuals for the same cause.

       
Strong preaching tops list of church shoppers

Strong preaching tops list of church shoppers

Top-notch preaching most attracts people looking for a new place to worship.

       
West church repays kindness, helps TBM meet needs in Louisiana

West church repays kindness, helps TBM meet needs in Louisiana

When members of First Baptist Church in West learned Texas Baptist Men needed sports drinks and bottled water to deliver to flood victims in South Louisiana, they seized the opportunity to repay kindness shown to them when an fertilizer blast rocked their town three years ago.

       
CBF board affirms executive coordinator in process of divorce

CBF board affirms executive coordinator in process of divorce

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders issued statements affirming Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter in light of her pending divorce from her husband of 44 years, Roger Paynter, former pastor of First Baptist Church in Austin.

       
Sandy Wisdom-Martin (center) at a Christian Women’s Job Corps celebration in 2015. (Photo by Leah Allen / BGCT)

Around the State: WMU seeks to honor Wisdom-Martin; Wayland religion faculty; HPU collaborates

WMU of Texas wants to honor of Texas' Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director-elect of national WMU, by reaching endowment goal. Wayland adds faculty to its School of Religion and Philosophy. Howard Payne collaborates on nursing degrees.

       
Baylor reports major progress on improving response to sexual violence

Baylor reports progress on improving response to sexual violence

This summer, Baylor University completed or made significant progress on more than three-fourths of the 105 recommendations that grew out of an investigation into the university’s response to sexual violence.

       
TBM offers relief to flood victims in isolated South Louisiana

TBM offers relief to isolated flood victims in South Louisiana

When a storm-with-no-name dumped more rain on South Louisiana in two days than Hurricane Katrina did in 2005, Texas Baptist Men responded to the needs of residents in isolated areas east of Lake Charles.

       
 
 

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