Wayland Baptist University celebrated another milestone in its partnership with the Kenya Baptist Theological College, graduating its first eight students with bachelor’s degrees in religion on July 25. Full Story »

WACO — As of July 15, five Baylor University students were nearing the end of a 4,500-mile bicycle journey from Texas to Alaska in an effort to raise awareness about the scourge of suicide in their age range. Full Story »

DALLAS – Buckner Adoption and Maternity Services received its official accreditation certificate from Russian authorities July 28, completing a two-year process that caused Buckner to suspend Russia adoptions until the notification was received. Full Story »

DALLAS – The Baptist General Convention of Texas has appointed Ron Herring to lead its Congregational Leadership Team.  Full Story »

DALLAS – Phil Lineberger, pastor of Williams Trace Baptist Church in Sugar Land, will preach the Baptist General Convention of Texas Annual Meeting sermon this fall. Full Story »

BROWNSVILLE – Hurricane Dolly moved on, but disaster response remains a moving target in the Lower Rio Grande Valley as resources react to meet needs. Full Story »

MISSION – Buckner Children and Family Services’ Rio Grande Children’s Home fared well through Hurricane Dolly, suffering only a blackout. Full Story »