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DBU students discover meaning of ‘pure and undefiled religion’

A 15-member team of students, faculty and staff from DBU ministered to 75 orphans in Guatemala.

White House advisory council maps out faith-based plans

Members of a new White House advisory council have mapped out plans to link government and religious groups, from interfaith service projects to regional town halls on fatherhood.

Pastors of small churches get big boost at Truett Seminary

Graduates of Truett Seminary's self-paced, online certification program for small-church and bivocational ministry explain why they value the program.

Asian churches meet needs of refugees from Bhutan

About 200 Houston-based Bhutanese refugees received medical and dental treatment from volunteers at Carrollton-based New Song Church and Asian-American Church of Houston.

Adrian Rogers' son resigning as IMB missionary

David Rogers, son of the legendary preacher and Southern Baptist Convention president Adrian Rogers, is resigning after 19 years as a missionary to Spain.

Struggle continues for teenager injured in church-bus accident

A teenager from Shreveport, La., continued to fight for her life in a Mississippi hospital four days after a July 12 bus crash that killed one and injured 22 passengers on their way to a church camp in Macon, Ga.

Baylor students help bring pure water to Rwandan children

Thirty-five Baylor University business, social work and engineering students—along with six faculty members—served two weeks in Rwanda in partnership with Bridge2Rwanda, an organization seeking to advance Rwandan technological and enhance education with specialized training from outside agencies.

Shreveport church focuses prayer on daughter of church staff member

Five of six victims still hospitalized after a deadly July 12 church-bus accident were improving two days after the wreck, but the next 72 hours remained critical for a church staff member's daughter suffering severe head injuries.

Pastor says National Guard saved lives following wreck of church bus

A church-bus crash that killed one teenager and critically injured another July 12 could have been worse if a transport bus carrying National Guard soldiers had not come upon the accident scene nearly immediately, according to the pastor of the stricken congregation.

Obama to nominate prominent Christian geneticist to head NIH

The White House announced July 8 that President Obama would tap prominent Christian geneticist Francis Collins, who is one of the world’s most famous thinkers on the relationship between religion and science, to head the National Institutes of Health.

San Antonio adoptive family grows two by two

Soon after William and Dana Ryann married, he battled cancer and underwent radiation, making natural conception unlikely. Since the couple wanted children, and she had been adopted herself, it didn’t take them long to decide to adopt.
 
 
 
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