Texas Baptist named to National Commission on Hunger

Jeremy Everett is director of the Texas Hunger Initiative, a collaboration of Baylor University’s School of Social Work and the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission.

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Baptist leader diagnosed with breast cancer

Lynn Green, general secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, credits early detection for a good prognosis.

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Jack Glasgow preaches at Zebulon Baptist Church in North Carolina. (Church photo)
Jack Glasgow preaches at Zebulon Baptist Church in North Carolina. (Church photo)

Healthy church, preacher produce rare gift: pastoral longevity

Jack Glasgow has been the pastor at Zebulon Baptist Church in North Carolina for 32 years — and he was part-time there for five years before that. Experts say such longevity is very healthy — and rare — for today’s congregations.

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Top DC Baptist exec stepping down, taking new position in Ky.

Ricky Creech, executive director/minister since 2011, says he’s returning to his social work roots.

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Va. Baptist global mission strategy marks milestone with director’s retirement

For 12 years Jerry Jones has overseen an expansion of the program in the U.S. and around the world.

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Report says Louisiana College president asked to resign

Joe Aguillard reportedly has no plans to step down, despite waning support from his board of trustees.

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In Burkina Faso, West Africa, Living Water International works with the Dagara, a previously unreached people group. (Living Water International photo)
In Burkina Faso, West Africa, Living Water International works with the Dagara, a previously unreached people group. (Living Water International photo)

Baptist youth inspire giving to Africa, India water projects

Dream inspires student at Sugar Land Baptist Church in Texas to urge the congregation to support clean-water ministry efforts around the globe.

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Former WMU leader Willene Pierce dies

The founder and recently retired executive director of Native American LINK died unexpectedly at the Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City.

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Fred Phelps, dead at 84, leaves behind legacy of hate

While known for anti-gay rhetoric that most find offensive, Westboro Baptist Church didn’t become a household name until church members hit on the idea of picketing at military funerals.

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CBF leaders remember Tom Cleary

Memorial services are scheduled March 22 for Tom Cleary, a pioneering CBF missionary who died Wednesday at age 76.

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