WRAP-UP: SBTC passes alcohol abst. policy
ARLINGTON, Texas (BP)–Messengers to the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention approved a 2008 budget of $21.5 million, adopted an alcohol abstinence policy for its staff and elected officials, and passed resolutions ranging from regenerate church membership and Christian civility to support for a covenant marriage law in Texas. Also, the SBTC’s Crossover Arlington evangelistic effort […]
Court: State can’t regulate seminaries
AUSTIN, Texas (BP)--The Texas Supreme Court has capped eight years of litigation by ruling in favor of three seminaries that the state's higher education code places unconstitutional restrictions on them.