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Student ministries intern touches the world—from Plainview

A year-long outreach effort with international students at Wayland Baptist University culminated recently in a trip to Austin and San Antonio.
       

Southern Seminary closing School of Church Music

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is closing its 65-year-old School of Church Music and Worship, combining it with the School of Leadership and Church Ministry into a new School of Church Ministries.
       

Texas WMU elects new president, challenged to ‘walk victoriously’ through rubble

Joy Fenner
For the first time in Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas history, the organization elected a president who was nominated from the floor. Continuing the change that has characterized the organization in recent months, Texas WMU at it annual meeting in Dallas elected as president Texas WMU Executive Director Emeritus Joy Fenner of Gaston Oaks Baptist Church in Dallas.
       

On the Move

Scott Arant has resigned as pastor of First Church in Bloomington.
       

Texas Tidbits: UNT to offer Hebrew

The University of North Texas in Denton has broadened its Hebrew language program to include biblical Hebrew.
       

Former SBC president 'concerned' about Rick Warren's comments on gay marriage

A former president of the Southern Baptist Convention said he is "deeply concerned" about comments by Purpose Driven Life author Rick Warren that a recent court decision allowing gay marriage is not part of his agenda.
       

Every dinner table was a teaching opportunity for Jesus

Jesus taught important ethical lessons while dining, Emmanuel McCall told participants at Logsdon School of Theology’s annual Maston Lectures.
       

Beloved community built on spiritual, biblical foundations

The beloved community—a vision that shaped the American Civil Rights Movement—was built upon the Bible, Emmanuel McCall stressed during the annual Maston Lectures at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon School of Theology.
       

Christian student from India preaches Easter message to Hindus

Sastry MeesalaSastry Meesala, a Dallas Baptist University student, had a unique opportunity to preach the gospel on Easter Sunday on a radio station with a predominantly Hindu audience.

       

First-century Jerusalem brought to life by North Texas church

Windsor Park Baptist Church in DeSoto saw more than 20 people make professions of faith through its outdoor dramatization of Passion Week.
       

From $20 seeds, church yields $12,500 for hunger offering

With leadership from children and youth, members of Wilshire Baptist Church gave about $12,500 to the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger on Palm Sunday.
       
 
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