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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.

       
Resist religious persecution, grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors pleads

Armenian Genocide a warning to resist religious persecution

The genocide of Armenian Christians almost exactly 100 years ago provides a graphic reminder of evil and a call to vigilance, since Christians across the Middle East still suffer persecution, an expert on the atrocity told Dallas Baptist University audiences.

       

Obituary: Ruth Kinkeade

Ruth Kinkeade, 96, widow of Henry Kinkeade, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Irving, died Jan. 31 in Irving.

       
Faith-based education offers society ‘ethical ammo,’ university presidents say

Presidents: Faith-based universities offer society ‘ethical ammo’

The presidents of Baylor University, the Catholic University of America in Washington and Yeshiva University in New York agreed at a meeting in Washington, D.C., that religious higher education is essential for the country’s health.

       
‘Substantial’ difference in proposed RFRA language

‘Substantial’ difference in proposed RFRA language

Baptists helped craft the Religious Freedom Restoration Act at the national level and secured its passage at the state level in Texas. But some Texas Baptists are leery of language in a proposed RFRA-based state constitutional amendment.

       
Baptist notes improved health among North Korean orphans

Baptist notes improved health among North Korean orphans

A Korean Texas Baptist will travel to North Korea next month to ensure the delivery of 60 tons of corn and 10 tons of wheat noodles to schools, orphanages and a hospital, and he expects to deliver an equally large shipment later in the year.

       

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