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Religious-freedom groups mourn Kennedy, cite First Amendment views

Religious-liberty advocates added their voices Aug. 26 to the thousands mourning the death of longtime Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy after a battle with brain cancer.

Expansion of counseling services helps churches and community

Growing need led South Texas Children's Home Ministries to expand its counseling services in Victoria.

Wayland biology student learns about medical missions in Kenya

Wayland Baptist University senior Colby Schniederjan wasn’t sure what to expect when he signed up for the summer mission trip to Kenya.

Black Baptist group elects new leader

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (ABP) -- A New Jersey pastor who formerly worked for American Baptist Churches USA has been chosen to lead one of America's largest black Baptist denominations.

Torture opponents renew calls for inquest after release of CIA report

Religious anti-torture groups said the Aug. 24 release of a partially declassified 2004 CIA report on treatment of terrorism suspects justified their critique of Bush administration policies on detainee treatment.

Answering the call: Christians fight hunger with frontline ministries

In the effort to alleviate hunger and spread the hope of Christ, Texas Baptists are teaming up across the state to make a difference with a variety of resources and skills.

Texas enacts landmark human trafficking legislation

Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Aug. 20 landmark legislation against human trafficking, a bill the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission helped navigate through the lawmaking process.

The power of advocacy: One person with passion can make a difference

Hunger is defeated one person at a time, according to Christians working on the issue.

Churches work with public schools to bless students, parents & teachers

Some Christians may have written off public education, but others are discovering innovative ways to develop meaningful relationships with public schools.

Initiative seeks to link one church, one school

Scarce funding for public education may offer churches an opportunity to work more closely with public schools in their neighborhood.

Baylor LEAF literacy program hopes to branch out

LEAF—Learning English Among Friends—a literacy plan developed at Baylor University, is branching out.
 
 
 
 
 
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