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Friendship across cultures at the heart of global Christianity, missions expert says

Friendship at the heart of global Christianity, missions expert says

At its heart, global Christianity represents a cross-cultural network of friendships, missions expert Dana Robert told an assembly at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Brookhaven Church in McKinney is working with Texas Baptist Men, Buckner International and other partners to provide essential supplies to refugees in Iraq.

TBM to ship items for refugees in Iraq

Brookhaven Church in McKinney is working with Texas Baptist Men, Buckner International and other partners to provide essential supplies to Kurdish Yazidi refugees in Iraq.

       
Baylor student nurses minister in Ethiopia

Baylor student nurses minister in Ethiopia

Treating spear-carrying tribesmen at a remote clinic on the banks of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia required mental adjustment from five Baylor nursing students and their faculty sponsor.

       
Renowned preacher and civil rights leader Gardner Taylor dies

Renowned preacher and civil rights leader Gardner Taylor dies

Gardner Taylor, an African-American Baptist pastor and civil rights leader dubbed the “prince of preachers,” died Easter Sunday, April 5, at age 96.

       
ETBU trustees elect Blair Blackburn president

ETBU trustees elect Blair Blackburn president

East Texas Baptist University’s board of trustees elected Blair Blackburn the school’s 13th president, effective in June. Blackburn has been executive vice president at Dallas Baptist University since 2002.

       

On the Move: Gib Baskerville

Gib Baskerville to First Baptist Church in Vernon as pastor.

       
Baptist Briefs: Kentucky school honors BWA leader

Baptist Briefs: Kentucky school honors BWA leader

Campbellsville University presented its leadership award to Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Neville Callam.

       
Around the State: DBU students travel for spring break missions

Around the State: DBU students travel for spring break missions

Three teams of Dallas Baptist University students served during spring break in South Padre Island, Florida and Chile.

       
“Rookie” inspiration Morris joins BCFS staff as motivational specialist

“Rookie” inspiration Morris joins BCFS as motivational specialist

Jimmy Morris, whose Major League Baseball debut as a rookie pitcher at age 35 inspired a Disney movie, has joined the staff of BCFS—formerly Baptist Child & Family Services—as motivational specialist.

       
Most Americans see churches as valuable but dying

Most Americans see churches as valuable but dying

Most Americans believe church is on the decline, even though the overwhelming majority say they find value in attending, according to a new survey by LifeWay Research.

       
Millennials the ‘don’t judge’ generation on sexual morality

Millennials the ‘don’t judge’ generation on sexual morality

A new study shows Millennials are reluctant to make blanket black-and-white moral pronouncements about issues they see as complex - like sexual behavior, gender identity, abortion and contraception.

       
 
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