Around the State

 Hardin-Simmons University presented awards to several alumni during homecoming activities Oct. 15-16. Joe Sharp received the John J. Keeter Jr.

On the Move

Jason Anderson to Trinity Church in Sherman as pastor, where he was youth minister.

Texas Tidbits

Baptist University of the Americas will host a breakfast during the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting to celebrate BGCT’s role in Hispanic education, Nov. 17.

Baptist Briefs: IMB dips into contingency funds

International Mission Board Treasurer David Steverson told trustees of the agency the mission board faces a budget shortfall “crisis.”

Russian Baptists schedule historic rally with Orthodox, Catholics

MOSCOW (ABP) -- An Oct. 15 meeting between high-level representatives of Russia’s Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox communities resulted in the scheduling of a historic multi-confessional Christian rally for early next year, according to a Russian Baptist press release.

Texas Hope at Children at Heart Ministries

Children at Heart Ministries is encouraging those it helps to use Texas-shaped banks to fund care for others in need.

Harvest Day puts Tyler church on sound footing

Harvest Day high attendance and giving emphasis at First Baptist Church in Tyler put the church back in the black financially—and then some.

Texas Baptist Men offer relief and hope after Philippines flooding

When two typhoons inundated the Philippines, 10 Texas Baptist men volunteers packed up and journeyed to the disaster zone to offer help.



Jailed Cuban Baptists accused of illegal economic activity

Cuban authorities say two Baptist leaders held in jail for 11 days in a city on the eastern end of the island are accused of illegal economic activities. They reportedly were delivering financial aid to churches.

Advisers urge caution on religious/federal partnerships

White House advisers recommended federal officials do more to ensure that government partnerships with faith-based groups are constitutional, transparent and support religious liberty.

One American in five may be secular by 2030, study shows

The number of American adults who do not identify with a particular religion is growing and may comprise more than 20 percent of the population in two decades, according to a new study.
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