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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. 

       
BWA adds three new member groups

BWA adds three new member groups

The Baptist World Alliance welcomed three new member organizations during its general council meeting in Vancouver.

       
Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Briles seeks to be removed from Title IX lawsuit

Art Briles, former head football coach at Baylor University, submitted a motion to be removed as a defendant in a Title IX lawsuit that alleges Baylor failed to respond to sexual assault complaints.

       
Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

Baylor task force on spiritual life and character formation starts work

As part of Baylor University's continuing response to incidents of sexual violence, Provost Gregory Jones convened the first meeting of a task force on spiritual life and character formation.

       
Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

Castroville church rallies to provide family for orphaned twins

When tragedy struck, leaving teenaged twins without a mother, God used a church family to create a new family.

       
Baylor University named three individuals to leadership posts in the provost’s office

Around the State: Super Summer under way; Baylor adds to provost's office

Seven Super Summer schools of Christian leadership are under way at six Texas Baptist schools. Baylor University named three individuals to leadership posts in the provost’s office. Howard Payne University appointed a new dean.

       
Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Preventing taxpayer money from funding churches is a key protection for religious liberty, according to a brief the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty filed at the U.S. Supreme Court.

       
Buckner Family Pathways helps mother escape hopelessness

Buckner Family Pathways helps mother escape hopelessness

At Buckner Family Pathways, Leticia Harley soon discovered her new apartment was more than a place to live. It was a place of healing and hope.

       
 
 

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