Linda Livingstone, president of Baylor University, will be inducted into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Fame. Working with North Carolina Baptist Men, TBM helped send 500 water filters to provide clean drinking water for families affected by the recent earthquake in Puerto Rico.
Buckner Children and Family Services and Texas Baptist Men signed a memorandum of understanding solidifying their partnership. The Nederland Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Bureau named Pastor Jason Burden as its 2019 Citizen of the Year and TBM as 2019 Service Organization of the Year.
Choral musicians from First Baptist Church in Waxahachie performed at Carnegie Hall, presenting the premiere of “Sing Christmas!” Ferrell Foster, director of ethics and justice with the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission, will begin work soon with Prosper Waco.
Staff change noted for Calvary Baptist Church in Abilene.
Staff change involving TBM and a church in Granbury noted.
New pastors at three Abilene-area churches.
William “Dub” Henry Jackson Jr., the “pioneer” of the partnership missions movement, died on Jan. 19 in Fort Worth after an extended illness. He was 95 years old.
Tomi Jean Anderson Lenamon, a member of Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth for 58 years, died Jan 7. She was 85
Daniel John Yeary, longtime Baptist minister, died Jan. 4 in Houston. He was 81.