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DALLAS – Christians must show the gospel in their actions as well as proclaiming it with their words when ministering to individuals with physical challenges, according to Joni Eareckson Tada’s message during a chapel service at Dallas Baptist University on November 30. Full Story »

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DALLAS – The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board approved a flat 2012 convention budget proposal Sept. 27 as well as a special agreement with Baylor University. Full Story »


DALLAS – In a busy day of updates and action regarding Texas Baptist institutions, the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board affirmed its relationship with Baylor University and appointed a taskforce that will meet with Baylor officials to discuss the school’s vision for the future with the goal being a “harmonious relationship” between the two organizations. Full Story »


PLAINVIEW – After originally submitting research for patent consideration in 2008, the Wayland Baptist University School of Math and Sciences received final patent approval on Dec. 28, 2010, for research conducted in photo-catalytic water purification. It is the first patent for Wayland. Full Story »

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ARLINGTON – For Texas Baptist college students serving on mission trips between semesters, sharing the gospel happened well beyond their destinations. Full Story »

HPU facial hair fundraiser

BROWNWOOD – Three fundraising teams at Howard Payne University, comprised of students in the Baptist Student Ministry and faculty and staff members, grew beards for the month of November as an endeavor to raise money for missions. Full Story »

Messengers vote down HBU change, approve annual meeting changes

MCALLEN – Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas Annual Meeting voted down a motion that would have allowed Houston Baptist University to elect non-Baptist trustees and approved a motion that seeks to radically alter the format of the annual meeting. Full Story »