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Dallas chaplain says reconciliation will come only when all share the same narrative

Dallas chaplain says reconciliation will come only when all share the same narrative

The tragedy of five police officer deaths and seven other injuries—on the heels of the deaths of black men shot by police officers earlier in the week—reverberated far beyond Dallas, and Chaplain Alan Wright was feeling the pain of his city. (BNG)

       
Archaeologists dig up Philistine artifacts where Goliath may have walked

Archaeologists dig up Philistine artifacts where Goliath may have walked

The Gath archaeological site in southern Israel is littered with distinctive 2,800-year-old pottery shards poking out of the ground. Archaeologists and biblical scholars say that strongly indicates the Philistines—the mighty warriors and arch enemies of the Israelites—once lived here.

       
Houston Baptist University to launch theological seminary

Houston Baptist University to launch theological seminary

Houston Baptist University will open its own theological seminary in the fall.

       
Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

The African-American Fellowship of Texas annual meeting and evangelism conference began with prayer and ended with communion, involved participants in missions outreach and focused on the theme, “Making Christ Known.”

       
Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Hispanic Baptist Convention emphasizes importance of education

Messengers to the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas annual meeting elected officers, approved a budget of more than $100,000 and emphasized the importance of educating the rising generation.

       
Around the State: DBU recognizes servant leaders; Sadler moves to new role at Wayland

Around the State: DBU recognizes servant leaders; Sadler moves to new role at Wayland

Dallas Baptist University awarded the Frank and Martin Moore Servant Leader Award to two students. Paul Sadler accepts a new post as director of church and denominational relations at Wayland Baptist University. 

       

On the Move: Appuglies, Cockrell, Cody, Delay, Harrison, Holder, Hollingsworth, Purcell and Rieff

Staff changes noted at churches in Tye, Denton, Petersburg, Midlothian, Tulia, Hale Center, San Antonio and Monahans, as well as Ellis Baptist Assocation.

       
Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

Obama urges Americans to ‘be honest’ about racial division

President Obama joined others in honoring five Dallas law enforcement officers who gave their lives, and he called for the kind of unity that demands an honest appraisal of racial disharmony in the United States.

       
Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

Christian leaders pray, call for unity in wake of police shootings

In the immediate aftermath of a peaceful protest that turned into an ambush claiming the lives of four Dallas police and a transportation system officer, pastors and other Christian leaders prayed together and urged a calm response in a potentially volatile environment.

       
Baylor team unearths Red Sea parting, Noah’s ark in ancient mosaics

Baylor team unearths Red Sea parting, Noah’s ark in ancient mosaics

A team that includes Baylor University students discovered mosaics depicting Noah’s ark and the parting of the Red Sea while excavating a synagogue in Israel that dates to the fifth century.

       
Buckner helps Guatemalan boy blinded in one eye

Buckner helps Guatemalan boy blinded in one eye

The Buckner Family Hope Center in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala, provided funds that enabled a child who had been blinded in one eye to secure a prosthesis. 

       
 
 

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