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50 years after the Six-Day War, Israeli Jews reflect on the victory

50 years after the Six-Day War, Israeli Jews reflect on the victory

Israel marked the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War June 5. The conflict had a profound effect on many Israeli and Diaspora Jews that is felt until this day.

       
Embrace hope in an age of cynicism, former congressman urges Baylor crowd

Embrace hope in an age of cynicism, former congressman urges

Cynicism damages public discourse and threatens the political process, but hope offers greater power, former Congressman Chet Edwards told the Civic Life Summit at Baylor University.

       
Bridge divisions by addressing ‘wicked problems,’ not ‘wicked people’

Address ‘wicked problems,’ don't see ‘wicked people’

Communities can overcome challenges and bridge divisions when they focus on addressing “wicked problems” instead of seeing individuals with different viewpoints as “wicked people,” a Colorado-based expert in communications studies and deliberative democracy told the Civic Life Summit at Baylor University.

       
Cross the bridge from consumer to creator of community

Cross the bridge from consumer to creator of community

Civic engagement involves “crossing the bridge” from being a consumer of what a community offers to a creator of what it has the potential to become, a Waco-based community activist told the Civic Life Summit at Baylor University.

       
BGCT gift benefits addiction recovery center at Baylor

BGCT gift benefits addiction recovery center at Baylor University

A financial contribution from the Baptist General Convention of Texas will support Baylor University’s recently created Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center.

       

On the Move: Russell

Staff change noted for First Baptist Church in Waco.

       
Around the State: Hispanic Education Fair set; Howell and Stripling to receive Legacy Awards

Around the State: Hispanic Education Fair set; Howell and Stripling to receive Legacy Awards

Educate Texas Hispanic Education Fair scheduled June 24 in San Antonio. Elmin Howell and Paul Stripling to receive the 2017 Texas Baptist Legacy Awards. 

       
First Buckner Family Pathways mom in Longview earns college degree

First Longview Buckner Family Pathways mom earns college degree

When Stephanie Fletcher recently walked across the stage of Kilgore College, she became the first Buckner Family Pathways resident in Longview to earn a college degree.

       
Certificate program opened doors to resort ministry

Truett certificate program opened doors to resort ministry late in life

Richard Baggett, who completed a ministry certificate program at Baylor University's Truett Theological Seminary at age 70, serves six months of the year as chaplain at an RV park in the Rio Grande Valley.

       
Texas band MercyMe wants to connect audiences to victory in Jesus

Texas band MercyMe seeks to connect fans to victory in Jesus

With the songs on their latest album LIFER, Texas-based band MercyMe hopes to encourage and equip audiences to live for what matters most and make a difference for eternity.

       
Former ERLC legislative counsel joins Trump administration

Former ERLC legislative counsel joins Trump administration

Shannon Royce, a former leader at the Family Research Council and the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has been appointed as the Trump administration’s director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

       
 
 
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