Christian higher education not spared from recession’s impact

God makes rain fall on the just and the unjust, Jesus said. Similarly, recession makes market prices fall, affecting endowments of Christian higher education and secular universities alike.

Baptist higher education traces long tradition

Baptist higher education stands on the shoulders of a long tradition in Christianity linking knowledge to faith. The Apostle Paul, many of the early church fathers and important theologians like Augustine were respected for knowledge, both in religious and secular realms.

Devout less stressed than nonbelievers

Religion may provide a “buffer” allowing the devout to feel less anxiety when they make mistakes, compared with nonbelievers, according to new scientific research.

Wayland five-year strategic plan focuses on ‘future generations’

Wayland Baptist University has unveiled a strategic plan for the next five years based on being an environmentally responsible, international multicampus system offering innovative, academically challenging and distinctively Christian education.

School Daze: Change in the air

Challenges to Baptist higher education that include finances, changing demographics and fragmentation of Baptist denominations are prompting insiders to reassess what it means to be a distinctively “Baptist” institution of higher learning.

Seminary president says evolution 'incompatible' with Christian faith

Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., says evolution and Christianity are not compatible.

Former drug, alcohol abuser finds freedom in Christ

After an adolescence spent in alcohol and drug abuse and a court-martial from the Air Force, Zack was in bondage until "God showed up" during a chapel service.

New funding sources emerge for the Texas State BSM

Texas BSMWhen the Texas State University Baptist Student Ministry discovered it was losing $15,000 from Bluebonnet Baptist Association due to a redirecting of association priorities, BSM Director Abe Jaquez was convinced God would provide the funding. And he did exactly that.


DeLoach, Jackson to be nominated for BGCT 2nd vice president

Texas Baptists will choose between a veteran missions educator and a retired layman who has been active in denominational life when they elect the next second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Lumberton youth pens prize-winning essay

Nathan Webb, a senior at Lumberton High School, won the grand prize in this year’s Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee.

Baptists give money for flood relief in Pakistan

Baptist groups in North America and Europe are donating money to assist flood victims in Pakistan.
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