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Family finds encouragement at Buckner Family Hope Center

Family finds encouragement at Buckner Family Hope Center

In spite of setbacks and challenges, the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake provided help and encouragement that convinced Tilia Sanchez and her family: "This is our time."

       
Lankford walks a fine line as pastor and politician

Lankford walks fine line as preacher and politician

In the nation’s capital, Sen. James Lankford's weekdays consist of Senate Intelligence Committee hearings  and frequent cable news appearances. But each weekend, the former youth pastor flies home to Oklahoma and worships with the Quail Springs Baptist Church, where he sometimes is called on to preach.

       
Americans divided on impact of religion

Americans divided on impact of religion

Do churches and other religious organizations have a positive impact on the way things are going in the United States? Americans are divided on that point, according to a Pew Research Center survey that shows they align along predictable party lines.

       
Texas Baptists Committed to cease operations

Texas Baptists Committed to cease operations

Texas Baptists Committed—the moderate organization that for nearly three decades resisted a “fundamentalist takeover” of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and its affiliated churches—will cease operations at the end of July.

       
Attending church is good for your health. Now what?

Attending church is good for your health. Now what?

The latest in a long line of studies shows church attendance is good for your health, but some questions remain unanswered.

       
Update: Texas Baptist Elijah Brown elected BWA general secretary

Update: Texas Baptist Elijah Brown elected BWA general secretary

The Baptist World Alliance General Council unanimously elected human rights advocate Elijah Brown as BWA general secretary. At age 36, he is the youngest person and the first Texas Baptist to serve as the global organization’s chief executive officer.

       
‘Chaplain of Bourbon Street’ dies at 89

‘Chaplain of Bourbon Street’ dies at 89

Famed New Orleans evangelist Bob Harrington, known by many as “the Chaplain of Bourbon Street,” died of kidney failure July 4 in Stigler, Okla., where he had lived the last seven years with family. He was 89.

       
Around the State: DBU students serve in England and Peru; Texans recognized by CBF

Around the State: DBU students serve in England and Peru; Texans recognized by CBF

Students from Dallas Baptist University serve in England and Peru. Texas Baptists receive awards and are elected to leadership roles at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assembly. Daniel Brown is named executive director of strategic initiatives at Wayland Baptist University.

       

On the Move: Di Giosia, Moore, Redus, Salmon and Smith

Staff changes noted at churches in San Antonio, Lawn, Amarillo and Waco.

       
Obituary: Charlie W. Fenner

Obituary: Charlie W. Fenner

Charlie Worden Fenner, church musician and former missionary to Japan, died June 28 in Dallas. He was 87.

       
Texas Baptist Elijah Brown nominated for BWA general secretary

Texas Baptist Elijah Brown nominated for BWA general secretary

Human rights activist Elijah Brown is the Baptist World Alliance executive committee’s nominee for BWA general secretary. At age 36, he would be the youngest person and the first Texas Baptist to lead the global organization.

       
 
 
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