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Texas Tidbits: Event raises $1.5 million for Baylor nursing school

Texas Tidbits: Event raises $1.5 million for Baylor nursing school

The “Going for the Gold Gala” raised more than $1.5 million for scholarships, as well as gifts for the new building to support Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas.

       
Baptist Briefs: Louisiana College elects president

Baptist Briefs: Louisiana College elects president

Trustees of the Louisiana Baptist Convention-related college unanimously elected Rick Brewer, vice president of student affairs and athletics at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C., as Louisiana College’s 11th president.

       
Texas band Canon Sound connects young worshippers to doctrinal heritage

Texas band Canon Sound connects youth to doctrinal heritage

Texas Baptist roots run deep for Canon Sound, a contemporary worship band. The group wants to connect young worshippers to old hymns and a rich heritage of sound doctrine.

       
Evangelicals eager for Congress to tackle immigration

Evangelicals eager for Congress to tackle immigration

When it comes to immigration reform, American evangelicals want it all, and they want it now, a LifeWay survey reveals.

       
Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

It’s been hard for some to fathom how a condemned prisoner earned a certificate in theology on Georgia’s death row.

       
White Christians now a minority in 19 states

White Christians now a minority in 19 states

The notion of America as a mostly white, mostly Christian country is rapidly becoming a fact for the history books.

       
exas lawmaker reconsiders religious liberty amendment

Texas lawmaker reconsiders religious liberty amendment

A state representative is reconsidering his proposed constitutional amendment on religious liberty after business leaders opposed it, citing concerns about workplace discrimination.

       
Faith that motivates aid groups can be a hurdle

Faith that motivates aid groups can be a hurdle

Leaders of Christian and Jewish international aid groups say their efforts often are met with twin suspicions: Their real purpose is to proselytize, and a religious message is tied to material aid.

       
Parent-education program makes impact on children and school

Parent-education program makes impact on children and school

Educators, administrators and church leaders from around Fort Worth met recently at Manuel Jara Elementary to learn about Parent University, a 13-week curriculum that teaches parents 40 developmental assets to help their children succeed.

       
Texas Tidbits: Wayland recognized nationally as good return on investment.

Texas Tidbits: Wayland ranked as good return on investment

The Wall Street Journal listed Wayland Baptist University as one of the top private universities for return on investment.

       

On the Move: Matt Higginbotham

Matt Higginbotham to First Baptist Church in Rockdale as pastor.

       

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