The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor athletic department hosted its third annual TouchDOWNS event in conjunction with Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Texas Baptists’ annual Hispanic Leadership Conference will be held Oct. 25-26 at Dallas Baptist University.
Wayland Baptist University received a $300,000 sustainability grant from the Lilly Endowment’s Youth Theology Network for KALEO, a program designed to foster Christian leadership among high school juniors and seniors. Baylor University has extended the contract of President Linda Livingstone.
Howard Payne University celebrated the presidential inauguration of Cory Hines as the university’s 20th president. The Texas Hunger Initiative announced the launch of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty,
Staff changes noted for churches in Midland and Bay City, along with the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission.
Staff changes noted for churches in Abilene and Arlington.
Staff changes affect churches in Abilene, Waco, Spring, Elm Mott and Austin.
Samuel Douglas “Doug” Dillard, longtime editorial cartoonist for the Baptist Standard and veteran Christian communicator, died Oct. 5 in Belton. He was 90.
Edward “Ed” Lee Wittner of Waco, longtime minister of music, died Oct. 2, 2019. He was 89.
James “Jim” F. Humphries, former missionary to Vietnam and Texas Baptist pastor, died Sept, 28 in Tyler. He was 93.