DALLAS (BP) -- Criswell College President Barry Creamer has announced the receipt of a $5 million commitment that will serve as the lead gift for the college's first-ever residence hall, tentatively set to break ground in the spring of 2019. "This is the most significant thing to happen since Dr. Criswell announced his vision to start this school almost 50 years ago," Creamer said June 18. "It's a complete game-changer not only financially, but in what it means for us going forward."
AMARILLO, Texas (BP) -- Stan Coffey, longtime Amarillo pastor who served as the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention's founding president, died Dec. 26 after an extended illness. He was 68.