Baylor Health Care president honored by hospital association

Joel Allison, president and chief executive officer of Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, has been named the recipient of the Texas Hospital Association’s Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration.

Baylor student athletes leave Mexico with memories to last a lifetime

Baylor Athletics Chaplain Wes Yeary and six other Baylor student-athletes—baseball players participated in a medical mission trip to Galeana, Mexico, led by associate athletic director Tom Hill.

Baptist Briefs: Glorieta cuts full-time staff

As a cost-cutting measure, Glorieta Conference Center near Santa Fe, N.M., will operate only two facilities from October through mid-May—New Mexico Hall and Hall of State. That means a reduction of full-time staff by roughly one-half—from 44 to 21—by Oct. 1.

Hispanic and Anglo churches join to offer healing for body & soul

clinicA partnership between two Houston congregations—one Anglo, the other Hispanic—provides healing of bodies and souls through Casa El Buen Samaritano, a clinic that ministers to Hispanics who have little access to other medical care.


Inaugural events bracketed by prayers, controversy and ecumenism

The inauguration encapsulated America’s ongoing give-and-take over the role of religion in the nation’s political life.

Baptist ethnic missions pioneer Oscar Romo dies at age 79

Oscar Romo, a pioneer in starting ethnic Southern Baptist churches, died Jan. 16 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease.

Obama reached out to rising church star in Rick Warren

Rick Warren, the California Baptist pastor chosen by Barack Obama to pray at his presidential inauguration ceremony, is so influential a Christian leader and author that he has dramatically affected thousands of churches without ever stepping inside them.

Students see God work miracles among Moldovan orphans

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students Melissa Ramsey and Kimberly Williams spent two weeks of their winter break as student missionaries with the BGCT Go Now Missions program.

Instructor readies for publication text of beloved professor

Through more than 20 years teaching spiritual formation classes at Wayland Baptist University, Gary Manning has relied heavily on a manuscript that never was published-- A Search for Authentic Christianity by Howard Payne University professor Nat Tracy. He's now preparing it for publication.

Wayland students join Alaska church for service in Thailand

Wayland Baptist University students travelled to Thailand to minister to Burmese refugees from Myanmar.

CBF leader writes President Obama with 'heartfelt requests'

ObamaCooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal sent an Inauguration Day letter congratulating Barack Obama and urging the newly sworn president to lead America in building a more civil and just society.

The Baptist Standard is supported by donors, subscribers and advertisers.

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Google+  RSS

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios