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.

Adopted daughter a ‘perfect fit’ for Hamilton pastor’s family

When Maya Sitota arrived at Buckner International’s baby home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June 2008, she was starving. Now she's part of Keith and Sharon Felton's family.

Dove Award-winners emphasize desire to make a difference

Singer/songwriter Brandon Heath and the groups Jars of Clay and Casting Crowns took top honors at the Dove Awards, sponsored by the Gospel Music Association.

Muslims see double standard in ‘terrorist’ label

When 19 Muslim men crashed two planes into the World Trade Center, it was widely labeled “Islamic terrorism.” So, when nine members of a Michigan-based Christian militia laid plans to gun down police officers, is it “Christian terrorism?” Many Muslims, and others, think it should be.

Port Neches drama yields 32 professions of faith in Christ

By the time First Baptist Church in Port Neches completed three days of performances of the evangelistic play Last Chance, the church saw 32 people make decisions to follow Christ and 65 renew their commitments to him. 

Church in Alvin restored 18 months after Hurricane Ike

After a long and trying renovation, South Park Baptist Church in Alvin has emerged from the destruction caused by Hurricane Ike 18 months later to stand restored. And members testify they are more dedicated than ever before to reaching their community for Christ.

Making disciples key to the missions imperative, experts insist

A clear sense of mission for the 21st century demands understanding the theology that underlies the missionary imperative, commitment to teaching the next generation and sensitivity to the Holy Spirit’s guidance, speakers told participants at a Baylor University symposium.
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