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Garland: Baylor intends to ensure student safety

“All possible resources are being deployed to foster a culture on campus that is characterized by dignity, integrity and respect for others, including the awareness and prevention of sexual assault.” — Baylor University Interim President David Garland

       
Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Some consumer advocates—including representatives from the faith community—offered cautious praise for proposed new rules designed to clamp down on payday lending abuses.

       
Coalition suggests ways congregations can fight hunger

Coalition suggests ways churches can fight hunger

The faith community action team of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions presented proven strategies congregations can implement to fight hunger.

       
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Jimmy Carter pushes for interracial Baptist cooperation

At 91, former President Jimmy Carter remains energetic in his attempts to bridge the chasm between black and white Baptists.

       
Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report on sexual violence

Baylor Line Foundation urges release of investigative report

The executive committee of The Baylor Line Foundation—formerly the Baylor Alumni Association—urged Baylor University’s board of regents to release the full report by the law firm that investigated the university’s response to reports of sexual violence.

       
Lynn Craft, longtime Foundation leader, dead at age 73

Lynn Craft, longtime Baptist Foundation of Texas president, dies

Lynn Craft, who led the Baptist Foundation of Texas—now HighGround Advisors—more than three and a half decades, died May 31. He was 73.

       
Major shake-up at Baylor University

Major shake-up at Baylor University

In a week of fast-moving events and sweeping change, Baylor University lost a president and chancellor, a head football coach and an athletic director, gained an interim president and an acting football coach, and found itself in an unwanted national spotlight.

       
Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Buckner Family Pathways graduate aims high

Angel Hardy knew living in a travel trailer parked in the backyard of her friend’s house was no way to live—for her or her son. She found help through Buckner's Family Pathways program.

       
Around the State: TBM wraps up disaster relief in Hawkins; HSU presents awards

Around the State: TBM wraps up disaster relief in Hawkins; HSU presents awards

Texas Baptist Men devote 792 volunteer days to disaster relief in Hawkins. Hardin-Simmons University presents Christian service awards. BGCT Executive Board recognizes graduates of Leadership Texas Baptists program.

       

On the Move: Crutchfield, Gorbett and Lassitter

Staff changes at churches in Madisonville, Tyler and Lufkin are noted.

       
Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

Texas Baptist universities generally opt out of campus carry

Pistol-packing students who plan to attend—or guests who plan to visit—any Texas Baptist university in the fall need to leave their guns behind. And with the exception of one school, that applies to all faculty and staff, as well.

       
 
 

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