East Texas Baptist University received $20,000 from the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation for its Neighborhood Renewal Initiative. It marks the largest one-time grant from the foundation to ETBU. Last year,…
Donors gave more than $82 million to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s “Momentum” fund-raising campaign, exceeding the original goal by $22 million. Tim Lancaster, president and chief executive officer of Hendrick Health System in Abilene, received the Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration from the Texas Hospital Association.
Texas Baptist Men volunteers continue both disaster relief and rebuilding ministries in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Forty Dallas Baptist University students made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in partnership with Passages, a program that sends Christian college students to Israel to learn firsthand about the roots of their faith.
Staff changes noted for churches in Fort Worth, Abilene and Marshall.
Staff changes noted for churches in El Paso, Marshall and Waco.
Staff change noted at a church in Graham.
Ron Ellison, a Texas Baptist historian, died Feb. 9 in Vidor after a lengthy illness. He was 85.
Billy Wallace Tinker, longtime member of First Baptist Church in Richardson, died Feb. 1. He was 84.
Bracy Alvus Bledsoe of Brenham, a longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died Jan. 6. He was 100 years old.