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Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Around the State: Wayland names director of integrated marketing; Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing

Wayland Baptist University hires executive director of integrated marketing. Baylor plans Sacred Harp Singing event.

       

On the Move: Dunman, Miller and Rhoton

Staff changes noted for churches in Lubbock, Abilene and Spring.

       
Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

The United States Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, a new analysis by Pew Research Center revealed.

       
Art Weiner continues legacy of caring through Buckner Children’s Village

At Buckner Children's Village, widower extends late wife's legacy of care

After his wife lost her extended battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Art Weiner carries on fighting for the causes she would have wanted—particularly caring for vulnerable children.

       
Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell dies at age 83

Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell dies at age 83

Retired pastor, former denominational executive, seminary dean and Texas Baptist statesman Paul Powell died Dec. 28 in Tyler after complications from a stroke two weeks earlier. He was 83.

       
Trump’s surprise election tops religion news stories of 2016

Trump’s surprise election tops religion news stories of 2016

The election of Donald Trump, a man who suggested banning Muslim immigration to the United States and attracted overwhelming evangelical support, was the top religion story of the year, according to members of the Religion News Association.

       
Pineapple plantation in Costa Rica becomes missions base

Pineapple plantation in Costa Rica becomes missions base

The world’s largest organic pineapple farm became a Texas Baptist church’s missions base in Costa Rica, thanks to a Corsicana layman.

       
Federal appeals court affirms dismissal of lawsuit regarding Glorieta sale

Federal appeals court affirms dismissal of lawsuit regarding Glorieta sale

A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit an Arkansas Baptist couple brought against LifeWay Christian Resources that challenged the sale of Glorieta Conference Center near Santa Fe, N.M.

       
Buckner in East Texas rings in Christmas for vulnerable children

Buckner in East Texas rings in Christmas for vulnerable children

Christmas came early this year for vulnerable families and children served through Buckner in East Texas.

       
Matt Redman wants audiences to connect with the mystery of Christmas

Matt Redman wants audiences to connect with the mystery of Christmas

Singer-songwriter Matt Redman hopes his debut Christmas album draws people into the mystery of the incarnation.

       
Russell Moore responds to Southern Baptist detractors

Russell Moore responds to Southern Baptist detractors

Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore, who has drawn praise and pans for his critiques of President-elect Donald Trump, apologized to Southern Baptists who think he was critical of anyone who voted for the Republican candidate.

       
 
 
 
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