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Missionary home is joint effort of BGCT, SWBTS, Texas WMU

FORTH WORTH, Texas (BP) – When Mary’s House recently opened its doors to provide a fully furnished residence for a missionary family, it marked a dream come true for Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas and the World Missions Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2019, Brent Ray – then director of the World Missions […]

Pandemic religious restrictions led to oppressive actions, study finds

About one-fourth of nearly 200 nations studied by the Pew Research Center used force to prevent religious gatherings during the COVID pandemic.

BGCT considering change in relationship with Baylor

PLANO, Texas (BP) -- The Baptist General Convention of Texas is seeking to “review and consider changes” to the special agreement that defines its relationship with Baylor University.

Inmate wants to turn Death Row into ‘Life Row’

LIVINGSTON, Texas (BP) – About 200 of the inmates at the Allan B. Polunsky Unit – a Texas Department of Criminal Justice maximum-security prison near Livingston – are housed on Death Row, where prisoners typically spend 23 hours a day in a small, single-occupancy cell.

Texas church opens hearts to Ukrainian family

HALLSVILLE, Texas (BP) – Pavlo Romaniuk considers it an understatement to say he and his family received a warm welcome to the United States from members of First Baptist Church in Hallsville.

BUA lanza título de teología en español en línea

La Baptist University of the Américas (Universidad Bautista de las Américas) pronto ofrecerá una licenciatura —en línea y en español— en estudios bíblicos teológicos.

East Texas association offers immigration services

MARSHALL, Texas (BP) – As an associational director of missions, Randy Babin had plenty of responsibilities. He never planned to become an accredited immigration representative. But God placed a burden on his heart to help immigrant families in his area.

New Seminary president seeks to build bridges at SWBTS

FORT WORTH (BP) -- If Texas Baptist ministers who have felt distanced from a seminary they once called their own notice a change in its leaders' "tone" and "tenor" -- but not in the institution's "lockstep" commitment to the Southern Baptist Convention's doctrinal statement -- then Adam Greenway will feel like he has made progress. In February, trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary elected Greenway as the school's ninth president. He assumed the president's office less than one year after the board cut all ties with former President Paige Patterson, who was accused of mishandling reports of sexual abuse and of using demeaning language toward women.