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Obituaries: Allen, Barber, Barrett and Schmeltekopf

Obituaries for Howard B. Allen, Harold and Margaret Jo Barber, Murray W. Barrett and Addie Schmeltekopf, all from First Baptist Church in New Braunfels.

       
Study supports call for keeping minors out of adult criminal justice system

Study supports call to keep minors out of adult courts and prisons

Although the criminal justice system in Texas treats 17-year-olds as adults rather than juveniles, their arrest rate—and types of crimes for which they are arrested—more closely resembles 16-year-olds than adults, a new study revealed.

       
Testimonies of changed lives highlight The Gathering in Waco

Testimonies of changed lives highlight The Gathering in Waco

Thousands joined to worship on Palm Sunday at The Gathering in Waco, where former NFL player/recovered cocaine addict Miles McPherson urged them to do what the Apostle Peter did when he stepped from a boat into deep churning waves to walk toward Jesus.

       
Baylor and CBF help churches respond to trafficking

Baylor and CBF help churches respond to human trafficking

A Baylor University social work professor and her students worked in partnership with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel to develop a ministry toolkit to help churches in cities along the Texas/Mexico border combat human trafficking.

       
UMHB plans 78th annual Easter Pageant

UMHB plans 78th annual Easter Pageant

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will host its 78th Annual Easter Pageant April 12—a Central Texas tradition that draws thousands of visitors to campus each year.

       
House committee hears testimony on daily fantasy sports

House committee hears testimony on daily fantasy sports

An attorney general’s opinion declaring daily fantasy sports an unlawful expansion of gambling did not prevent a House committee from hearing testimony on a bill to legalize it in Texas.

       
Faith helped baseball coach Tony Beasley beat cancer

Faith helped Rangers coach battle cancer

Tony Beasley—third base coach for the Texas Rangers—never lost faith, even when he was diagnosed with cancer. 

       
Muslim births projected to outnumber Christian births by 2035

Muslim births projected to outnumber Christian births by 2035

Within 20 years, the number of Muslim babies being born is expected to surpass Christian births, but there still will be more Christians in the world.

       
Texas House soundly rejects school vouchers

Texas House soundly rejects school vouchers

The Texas House of Representatives rejected school vouchers, voting 103-44 for a budget amendment that would prohibit public money for self-described “school choice” measures.

       
Bears for Leadership Reform supports open meetings legislation

Bears for Leadership Reform supports open meetings legislation

A group of prominent Baylor University alumni and donors voiced support for legislation that would require private universities receiving $5 million or more annually in Tuition Equalization Grants to comply with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

       
TBM seeks funds to feed mothers and children in Kenya

TBM seeks funds to feed mothers and their children in Kenya

National Woman’s Missionary Union has asked Texas Baptist Men to help provide food for 350 World Crafts artisans and their families in Kenya who are experiencing drought and famine.

       
 
 
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