JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--Two leading seminary educators called on Southern Baptist churches to emulate principles emphasized by 19th- and 16th-century believers, whom they said focused careful attention on ordinances, courageous convictions and church discipline.
Donors gave $500,000 to Union’s scholarship fund, and 2,200 people packed the Carl Perkins Civic Center to hear the nation’s 41st President speak of his faith and his experiences in office. Last year’s event with former New York mayor Rudolph Guiliani raised just more than $400,000.
"It was a great night for Union University and for the students who will benefit from the generosity of so many," said Union University President David S. Dockery, who hosted the event and led a question-and-answer session with Bush near the conclusion of the program.
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--Union University’s "Building a Future" capital fundraising campaign has been completed one year ahead of schedule and has exceeded its $60 million goal by more than $3 million.