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Bivocational minister’s conference celebrates family, friends & Christ

Bivocational ministers and their spouses gathered at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to discuss “Simple Solutions for Tough Times: Living By Faith” during the annual Bivocational Smaller Church Ministers and Spouses Statewide Conference.

BCFS enables teens to embark on ‘road to independence’

More than 125 San Antonio teenagers took their first steps toward a college degree and brighter future by participating in “The Road to Independence”—a self-sufficiency conference and job fair sponsored by Baptist Child & Family Services.

Jimmy Carter says religion used to subjugate women

Former President Jimmy Carter has urged religious leaders to repudiate teachings that he says justify cruelty to women.

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.
 
 
 
 
 
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