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Texas Tidbits: UMHB counseling program receives accreditation

Texas Tidbits: UMHB counseling program receives accreditation

The marriage, family and child counseling degree program at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Graduate School of Counseling has received accreditation.

       
Some Baptists embrace effort to root out ‘poser’ Christians

Some Baptists embrace effort to root out ‘poser’ Christians

Author and blogger Jarrid Wilson says posers are those who claim Jesus but don’t put him at the center of their lives. Some ministers couldn’t agree more.

       
'90 Minutes in Heaven' headed to big screen

'90 Minutes in Heaven' headed to big screen

The best-selling story of a Texas Baptist minister declared dead in a car wreck who woke up 90 minutes later claiming he had been to heaven is headed to the big screen this fall.

       
Champs Camp reaches community and empowers students

Champs Camp reaches community and empowers students

At Champs Camp, First Baptist Church in Harlingen provided 215 children in grades one through five a week filled with fun, games, crafts, meals and the gospel.

       
Baptists testify against school voucher proposals

Baptists testify against school voucher proposals

Two Baptist pastors and the director of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission testified before the state’s Senate Committee on Education against bills they maintained would divert public funds to private faith-based schools.

       

Obituary: Vernon Webb

Vernon Webb, 64, a former member of the Texas Baptist Executive Board, died March 20 in Cibolo.

       
More than 1,000 students volunteer at Beach Reach

More than 1,000 students volunteer at Beach Reach

During the three weeks covering spring break for various schools, 1,060 volunteers from 39 Baptist Student Ministries shared the gospel during Beach Reach on South Padre Island.

       
Repentance and reconciliation require reparation, Griffen insists

Repentance and reconciliation require reparation, Griffen insists

Real repentance leading to racial reconciliation demands restitution for victims of oppression and injustice, an African-American Baptist pastor told a Hardin-Simmons University audience.

       
LifeWay downtown Nashville campus under contract of sale

LifeWay downtown Nashville campus under contract of sale

LifeWay Christian Resources has found a buyer for its campus in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

       
God, family and country? Not exactly, poll reveals

God, family and country? Not exactly, poll reveals

“God, family and country” might make for a heart-tugging country music tune, but that’s not really how most Americans rank the strongest influences on their personal identity.

       
Religious liberty landscape worst in recent history, Baylor panelists agree

Religious liberty climate worst in recent history, Baylor panelists agree

Repressive governments, radical Islamists and reluctance by Western leaders to confront human rights abuses combine to create the worst global climate for religious liberty in recent history, speakers told Baylor's Global Religious Freedom Summit.

       

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