Katrina evacuee graduates with honors from ETBU

Despite the loss of her home in New Orleans to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Lynn Wartberg refused to allow a hurricane to stop her from achieving a life-long goal—earning a college degree.

University backs seminary president amid charges of misrepresentation

The president of Liberty Theological Seminary, who apologized in February for calling the head of the International Mission Board a liar, is now being questioned about his own testimony of conversion from radical Islam to Christianity.


Church uncovers, serves hidden hungry

Many would see an elementary school student stealing food off a teacher’s desk as a behavioral problem. But there was a bigger problem, and First Baptist Church in Whitehouse stepped up to help resolve the issue.

Task force report urges SBC to free IMB to work in North America

The Great Commission Resurgence Task Force will ask the Southern Baptist Convention to give its International Mission Board freedom to evangelize unreached people groups on what had been the exclusive turf of the North American Mission Board.

Bike Out Hunger cyclists ride 415 miles, raise $9,400 for hunger efforts

bike outFor Job Gonzalez, cycling 415 miles during the Bike Out Hunger tour April 19-24 wasn’t just a test of his own strength and competition. It was a personal journey driven by the hungry children and families he sees daily as he rides through the colonias near his home in McAllen—areas that lack clean running water and adequate sewer systems.Video Included


Obama proclaims National Day of Prayer despite court ruling

President Obama has followed through on his promise to declare May 6 the National Day of Prayer despite a controversial April 15 ruling by a federal judge who said the government encouraging its citizens to pray violates the First Amendment.

Changes underscore Baylor’s commitment to ministry of healing

Commitment to Christian healing ministry has guided Baylor Health Care System since its founding, but creation of an office of mission and ministry has given renewed emphasis to that defining sense of purpose, hospital officials said.

Independent panel criticizes Obama, Bush, Clinton on religious freedom

A bipartisan federal panel charged with monitoring religious-freedom questions worldwide has blasted current and past administrations -- Republican and Democratic alike -- for under-emphasizing religious liberty in foreign policy.

Baptist scholars view Noah's Ark discovery claims with skepticism

As the newest reported discovery of Noah's Ark raised doubts even among fellow Ark-hunters, two Baptist seminary professors said Christians should not rest their faith on whether remains of an ancient vessel are ever found high in the mountains of Turkey.

Drawings draw children into Bible stories

New BaptistWay Press Vacation Bible School materials are featuring illustrations by Scott Byers, a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin. He produced the images as a way to use his design abilities to share the gospel.

Bhutanese refugees enjoy a day in the country

About 40 Bhutanese traveled from Dallas to Sabine Creek Ranch, south of Royse City, as a part of a fun day for the refugee families.

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