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DBU group sings at White House

Posted: 12/23/05

DBU group sings at White House

The Dallas Baptist University Chamber Singers, a select group of DBU music students, traveled to Washington D.C. to sing at the White House on Dec. 11. They performed in the Grand Foyer for special guests that were touring the White House. “All Things Bright and Beautiful” was the performance theme. The Chamber Singers are led by professor of music Stephen Holcomb. Robert Brooks, dean of the college of fine arts, Sue Mitz, professor of music, and Patti Holcomb also accompanied the singers on the trip. (Photo courtesy of Dallas Baptist University)


Senate narrowly passes budget cuts opposed by anti-poverty leaders

Posted: 12/23/05

Senate narrowly passes budget cuts
opposed by anti-poverty leaders

By Robert Marus

Associated Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Vice President Dick Cheney had to cut short an official trip to Pakistan and rush back Washington to cast a tiebreaking Senate vote for budget cuts Dec. 21.

Katrina 'put a face on poverty,' but will long-term picture change?

Posted: 12/23/05

Katrina 'put a face on poverty,'
but will long-term picture change?

By Greg Warner and Ken Camp

(ABP) -- The dispersion of 1 million Hurricane Katrina evacuees is straining a social safety net that's already stretched to the limit by the needs of the country's 36 million poor people.

But those engaged in the long-term fight against poverty see a silver lining: Caring for Katrina's newly homeless is forcing Americans "to put a face on poverty" -- an entrenched social ill they say is often overlooked in a consumer society.

Cybercolumn by Brett Younger: All in the Baptist family

Posted: 1/03/06

CYBER COLUMN:
All in the Baptist family

By Brett Younger

It isn’t easy being Baptist. I’ve asked non-Baptist ministers to preach at our church about 10 times. The conversation goes something like this:

“You want a Methodist/Disciple/Presbyterian/fill-in-the-blank to preach at a Baptist church?”

BaptistWay Bible Series for Jan. 8: God’s standards are the only ones that count

Posted: 1/03/06

BaptistWay Bible Series for Jan. 8

God’s standards are the only ones that count

• Luke 12:1-12

By Fallon Curry

 
 
 
 
 
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