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DBU trustees elect Gary Cook as chancellor

DBU trustees elect Gary Cook as chancellor

Dallas Baptist University’s board of trustees elected Gary Cook as chancellor and announced plans to appoint a search committee to seek a new president.

Gay rights and civil rights not comparable, theologian insists

Gay rights and civil rights not comparable, theologian insists

Popular culture equates gay rights to civil rights, but it’s an unfair comparison, theologian Jim Denison told participants at a seminar on the church and homosexuality sponsored by Denton Baptist Association.

Homosexuality offers opportunity for Christians to speak the truth in love

Homosexuality offers opportunity for Christians to speak the truth in love

Some Christians may feel their values are under attack in a culture that seems bent on achieving homosexual rights and legalizing same-sex marriage, but a Texas Baptist theologian and cultural analyst believes churches should instead look at opportunities for ministry.

Court upholds religious accommodation in Obamacare

Court upholds religious accommodation in Obamacare

A federal appeals court ruled accommodations in the Affordable Care Act are adequate to protect the religious freedom rights of employers who do not qualify for exemptions but who object to contraception coverage in worker insurance plans on religious grounds.

Denison: Let the Bible determine Christian stance toward homosexual behavior

Denison: Bible sets Christian view of homosexuality

The Bible clearly speaks against homosexual behavior, but the prevailing culture doesn’t want to hear it, Jim Denison of the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture told participants at a Denton Baptist Association seminar.

On the Move: Jim McCurley

Jim McCurley to First Baptist Church in Rochester as pastor.

Around the State: Wayland band members honored

Around the State: Wayland band members honored

Eleven members of Wayland Baptist University’s Pioneer Band were named to the 2015 Small College Intercollegiate Band, topping the nation in the number of students selected

Baptist Briefs: Alabama convention warns against gay weddings

Baptist Briefs: Alabama convention warns against gay weddings

Churches of Southern Baptist ministers who conduct marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples in Alabama risk losing their standing with the Alabama Baptist Convention.

Texas Tidbits: Three Texas Acteens named to national panel

Texas Tidbits: Three Texas Acteens named to national panel

Three of the six young women named as 2015 National Acteens Panelists are from Texas Baptist churches.

More than a third of Americans worry Sharia could be applied in U.S.

More than a third of Americans worry Sharia could be applied in U.S.

As President Obama seeks to ramp up military action against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State or ISIS, Americans remain uneasy over the place of Islam in the United States and in the world.

Universal truths crucial for good decisions, Bush tells UMHB crowd

Universal truths crucial for good decisions, Bush tells UMHB crowd

Good decisions demand recognition of universal truths and adherence to unchanging principles, former President George W. Bush told a crowd at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

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