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Around the State: HSU honors outstanding young alumni; HPU scholarship luncheon slated

Around the State: HSU honors outstanding young alumni; HPU scholarship luncheon slated

Hardin-Simmons University honors three outstanding young alumni. Bully prevention expert Donna Clark-Love will be the featured speaker at the Howard Payne University Woman’s Club Yellow Rose Scholarship Luncheon.

       
Divisive political rhetoric threatens fellowship within churches

Divisive political rhetoric threatens fellowship within churches

Harsh political rhetoric threatens to divide churches and sever ties of Christian fellowship, a seminary professor and some Texas Baptist pastors agree.

       
Baylor University and Baylor Alumni Association settle legal dispute

Baylor University and Baylor Alumni Association settle legal dispute

Less than three weeks before a scheduled trial, Baylor University and the Baylor Alumni Association announced they settled claims in a lawsuit filed in 2014.

       
Trade ‘the talk’ for transparency in sex ed, Baptist minister says

Trade ‘the talk’ for transparency in sex ed, Baptist minister says

LeAnn Gardner shares a lot of uncomfortable information with the churches she visits. She delivers eye-opening insights in her eight-hour workshop called Sexual Awareness and Family Empowerment—SAFE. (BNG)

       
WorldCrafts adds new artisan group and products

WorldCrafts adds new artisan group and products

WorldCrafts, the fair-trade initiative of Woman’s Missionary Union, has added a new artisan group in Cambodia and 25 new products this year.

       
Future of Texas abortion case at crossroads

Future of Texas abortion case at crossroads

After years battling hundreds of restrictions imposed by conservative state legislatures, proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over.

       
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Baptist Foundation of Texas becomes HighGround Advisors

Baptist Foundation of Texas has changed its name to HighGround Advisors. The organization also is moving to a broader, more flexible investment platform and customizable, expanded client services.

       
IMB must mobilize ‘ordinary Christians’ for missions, Platt insists

IMB must mobilize ‘ordinary Christians’ for missions, Platt insists

Southern Baptists’ International Mission Board must mobilize “ordinary Christians”—students, retirees and professionals whose jobs take them overseas—to work alongside full-time vocational missionaries, IMB President David Platt told an Internet audience.

       
Faith, MS motivate inspiring Baylor law grad

Faith, MS motivate inspiring Baylor law grad

Allison Dickson—who has multiple sclerosis—graduated at the top of her class from Baylor Law School. She insists any positive influence she had on others derived not from her but from her relationship with God, generous and loving parents and wonderful friends. BNG

       
Paige Patterson named to Cruz advisory panel

Paige Patterson named to Cruz advisory panel

Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been named to a Religious Liberty Advisory Council created by Sen. Ted Cruz, Republican presidential candidate. BNG

       
Supreme Court hears arguments on Texas abortion clinics case

Supreme Court hears arguments on Texas abortion clinics case

The Supreme Court’s liberal justices seemed united in March 2 arguments that Texas’ abortion regulations are an unconstitutional burden on a woman’s right to an abortion, but Justice Anthony Kennedy, who holds the key vote, questioned whether there was enough evidence to make such a finding. (The Washington Post)

       
 
 

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