Texas Baptist Men disaster relief workers may have wondered this time last year how they ever could top the 12,000-plus volunteers days they gave in 2016. If so, they could not have foreseen surpassing 40,000 volunteer days this year.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The WMU of Texas board of directors elected Tamiko Jones, minister of missions and young adults at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, as the organization’s executive director-treasurer.
Abraham Jaquez—an executive with Buckner International and longtime Baptist Student Ministry director—was named the next president and chief executive officer of Baptist University of the Américas.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Texas Baptists Committed—the moderate organization that for nearly three decades resisted a “fundamentalist takeover” of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and its affiliated churches—will cease operations at the end of July.
Baylor University has elected Linda Livingtone, dean of George Washington University’s School of Business and a former Baylor faculty member and administrator, as its 15th president.
By Marv Knox / Editor
More than two-dozen faculty and staff at six Texas Baptist universities joined 1,100 other Christian scholars who signed a statement of confession and commitment denouncing a political environment “marked by fear, polarization and violence.”