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Dorcas Project brings hope to vulnerable women in Congo

Dorcas Project brings hope to vulnerable women in Congo

Afrika Community Church in Dallas brings hope and empowerment to sexually abused women in eastern Congo through its Dorcas Project.

       
Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery mobilizes 450 volunteers

Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery mobilizes 450 volunteers

Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery ministry mobilized 450 volunteers in two weekends to Rowlett and Garland after tornadoes ripped through North Texas Dec. 26.

       

McAfee appoints new dean

Effective July 1, one theology school's loss is another's gain. From BNG

       

Accrediting agency head stepping down

Daniel O. Aleshire has announced his decision to retire as executive director of the Association of Theological Schools no later than June 30, 2017. From BNG

       

Obituaries: Nell Bowles & James Keith

Obituaries for Marinelle "Nell" Bowles and James M. Keith

       
Around the State: Church safety seminar

Around the State: Church safety seminar offered in Soda Lake

Soda Lake Baptist Association offers church safety seminar; Hardin-Simmons University confers honorary doctorates on New Braunfels couple.

       
Lilly grants benefit Wayland and Truett programs for high school youth

Lilly grants benefit Wayland and Truett programs for high school youth

Wayland Baptist University and Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary each received $600,000 grants from the Lilly Endowment’s high school youth theology institutes.

       
TBM volunteers continue to provide disaster relief in North Texas

TBM volunteers continue to provide disaster relief in North Texas

With chainsaws, blue tarps and skid-steer loaders, Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers continued to help North Texas residents affected by killer tornadoes that swept through the region the day after Christmas.

       
Hong Kong church enables BWA to launch evangelism award

Hong Kong church enables BWA to launch evangelism award

The Baptist World Alliance launched a major evangelism award, made possible by Kowloon International Baptist Church in Hong Kong.

       
Religious groups challenge contraceptive mandate in Supreme Court brief

Religious groups challenge contraceptive mandate in Supreme Court brief

Several religious nonprofits, including GuideStone Financial Resources, claim Obamacare violates their religious liberty. From BNG

       
Banning guns at church requires proper notice

Banning guns at church requires proper notice

Some Texas Baptist congregations rang in the new year by posting signs prohibiting openly carried handguns inside their church buildings—or updating signs already banning concealed handguns.

       
 
 
 
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