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Texas lawmakers urged to restore funding for public education

Texas lawmakers urged to restore funding for public education

Charles Foster Johnson, executive director of Texas Pastors for Children, asked about 200 ministers and educators to raise their voices in opposition to any efforts to privatize public education or divert public money to private schools.

Veteran Baptist communicator Orville Scott dies at age 80

Veteran Baptist communicator Orville Scott dies at age 80

Orville Lindsey Scott, whose service as a Baptist communicator spanned four decades, died Jan. 12 in Grand Saline at age 80.

Around the State: Movement Day leadership meet set

Around the State: Movement Day leadership meet set

More than 2,500 area leaders are expected for the second annual Movement Day Greater Dallas Jan. 22 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

On the Move: Dale Adams

Dale Adams to Adamsville Baptist Church in Lampasas as pastor.

Meals provided by Texas Baptists arrive in West Africa 

Meals provided by Texas Baptists arrive in West Africa 

The holiday season grew much more joyful for many people in Liberia and Sierra Leon when they received 997,920 pre-packaged rice and high-nutrition meals sent by Texas Baptists’ Disaster Recovery program, working in partnership with multiple ministries.

Most churchgoers say they won’t skip worship for football

Most churchgoers say they won’t skip worship for football

Most American churchgoers say they would rather attend worship services than watch their favorite football team. But a few diehard fans acknowledge they are willing to miss out on church to watch a game.

Irving church connects football team to love of Christ

Irving church connects football team to love of Christ

When members of Oak View Baptist Church in Irving adopted the varsity football team from Nimitz High School, it opened up a wide opportunity for ministry in their community.

Brad Creed elected Campbell University president

Brad Creed elected Campbell University president

Trustees of Campbell University unanimously elected Brad Creed president of the Baptist-affiliated school in Buies Creek, N.C.

Glorieta lawsuit reassigned to new judge

Glorieta lawsuit reassigned to new judge

A lawsuit challenging LifeWay Christian Resources’ sale of Glorieta Conference Center in 2013 has been reassigned to a new judge.

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Persecution of Christians reached historic levels in 2014. Will 2015 be worse?

From imprisonment to torture to beheadings, more Christians worldwide live in fear for their lives than at any time in the modern era.

Baptist chaplains wage offensive for military care

Baptist chaplains wage offensive for military care

Current and retired military chaplains are responding to the spiritual, emotional and physical consequences of unprecedented frequency and duration of wartime operations.

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