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‘Outsider’ history prepares U.S. Baptists for future, Baylor profs predict

‘Outsider’ history prepares U.S. Baptists for future, authors say

For all their diversity and predisposition to dissent, Baptists are “well-positioned to thrive” as outsiders on the edge of America’s increasingly pluralistic, secular culture, a pair of Baylor University history professors contend in their new book.

Defending religious minorities benefits majorities, faith leaders agree

Defending religious minorities helps majority, faith leaders agree

When Muslims defend Christians in Pakistan and Christians speak up for Muslims in the United States, they not only follow the highest ideals of their religions, but also act in their own enlightened self-interest.

Blanca Callahan helps girls discover the ‘Real True You’

Blanca Callahan helps girls discover the ‘Real True You’

As Blanca Callahan performs concerts around the country, she hopes to encourage young girls with the message they should settle for nothing less than what God has designed for them.

Americans sure of religious freedom but unsure Muslims are welcome

Americans sure of religious freedom, not sure Muslims welcome

Americans believe firmly in religious freedom but think atheists are more welcome than Muslims in the United States, Nashville-based LifeWay Research discovered.

Summer feeding programs provide children meals and discipleship

Summer feeding programs provide children meals and discipleship

During summer vacation, 2.8 million students don’t get the free or reduced lunch offered during the school year. To solve the food insecurity in the summer, the Texas Hunger Initiative created Summer Meals Expansion.

TBM volunteers train indigenous missionaries from Venezuela

TBM volunteers train indigenous missionaries from Venezuela

Texas Baptist Men water ministry volunteers taught 11 indigenous missionaries from Venezuela how to drill water wells and maintain a simple drilling rig.

Jobs for Life transforms lives in inner-city Corpus Christi

Jobs for Life transforms lives in inner-city Corpus Christi

A cascade of circumstances landed Nicolle Polanco in jail. But her life was turned around at CrossBridge Fellowship in Corpus Christi through Jobs for Life, a program of South Texas Children’s Home Ministries.

Transcongregational mindset may be BWA’s gift to Baptists

Transcongregational mindset may be BWA’s gift to Baptists

The Baptist World Alliance may provide Baptists’ best opportunity to embrace a “transcongregational” mindset that balances historic adherence to congregational autonomy while avoiding the isolation of local-church independence.

Rwandan peacemaker given human rights award

Rwandan peacemaker given human rights award

The son of Rwandan refugees who became a catalyst for reconciliation among ethnic rivals in his African nation was recognized at the Baptist World Congress for his vision of “the church as a home of peace.”

Keller pastor denounces Franklin Graham’s anti-Muslim remarks

Keller pastor denounces Franklin Graham’s anti-Muslim remarks

A Baptist pastor from North Texas joined American Muslim leaders in denouncing recent anti-Muslim comments by evangelist Franklin Graham as they announced upcoming efforts to build bridges between their religious communities.

Around the State: HPU students aid Costa Rica orphanage

Around the State: HPU students aid Costa Rica orphanage

Thirteen Howard Payne University students, faculty and staff members visited Costa Rica to work at the Hogar De Vida orphanage in Atenas and participate in an immersive cultural experience.

 
 
 
 
 
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