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Grand jury to review police shooting of Georgia minister

A north Georgia prosecutor says he will let a grand jury decide whether to bring criminal charges against undercover police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Baptist minister during a botched drug sting.
       

Baptist state conventions feeling effects of economy

Feeling the effects of a bad economy, several Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated state and regional conventions reduced budgets in annual meetings held in recent weeks across the nation.
       

Leaders seek to end Texas hunger by 2015

Federal, state and local leaders in the fight against hunger gathered for a hunger summit at Baylor University to begin a discussion they hope will spark actions to end food insecurity in Texas by 2015.
       

Baptist agency offers training for Moldova’s foster parents

Foster parents in Moldova recently received parenting training, thanks to Children’s Emergency Relief International, the overseas division of Baptist Child & Family Services.
       

Wayland student perseveres after accident to pursue degree

After a devastating car crash followed by years of relearning all the basic functions of self-sufficiency, Beau Bishop is a senior at Wayland Baptist University and on track for a degree.
       

Chaplains lead service for parents whose children died in infancy

Each fall, chaplains in Baylor’s pastoral care and counseling department lead a memorial service for the benefit of parents whose children died in infancy.
       

Holidays hurt, but grieving Christians can find solace in God

Loss of a loved one through death creates trauma, but emotions surrounding that loss can be particularly close to the surface during the holidays.

       

Goal set at Baylor summit: End food insecurity in Texas by 2015

Federal, state and local leaders in the fight against hunger gathered for a hunger summit at Baylor University to begin a discussion they hope will spark actions to end food insecurity in Texas by 2015.
       

WWI changed Truett’s views on war, peace and government

TruettGeorge W. Truett’s experience preaching to troops in Europe during World War I not only shaped his views about militarism, but also contributed to his growing conviction that only Christ’s church—not any government—offered hope for lasting peace, church historian Kelly Pigott said.

       

Faculty Senate has ‘deep concern’ about Baylor-alumni group conflict

Baylor University’s Faculty Senate has weighed in on the turbulent relationship between the Baylor Alumni Association and the university’s administration and board of regents.
       

Baptist Briefs: IMB to cut missionary force by 600

Southern Baptists will be forced to draw down their overseas missions force in 2010 by as many as 600 missionaries, International Mission Board trustees were told Nov. 10.
       
 
 
 
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