A poll shows that most evangelicals support comprehensive immigration reform, prompting some to assure legislators they have the needed support to enact legislation promoting border security and a path to citizenship. 

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Parent University provides community members, including churches, a way to help schools better educate children in a Texas city.

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The statement in part was adopted to provide grounds for some Baptist universities seeking exemptions to accommodations for transgender students.

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The longtime Baptist communicator earned a reputation as the informal “poet laureate” of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

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The Baptist General Convention of Texas approved spending cuts of more than $2 million in the coming year.

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Leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Southern Baptist Convention and two Baptist state conventions in Texas have formed a united front against government intrusion into religion.

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Baptist leaders say there is a strong and creative future for local, state and national religious organizations willing to embrace (sometimes) radical institutional and functional changes.

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During meetings Aug. 26-27, the North American Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response Network members discussed how to best address current and past disasters.

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Friday, 20 September 2013 11:49

Baptists gearing up in Colorado

ABC-USA and American Baptist Association are funneling money to churches in communities hard-hit by flooding, while CBF and other groups wait for requests for boots-on-the-ground assistance.

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Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:55

'Loving OK' succeeds despite low turnout

'Loving Oklahoma' forged ties between CBF and BGCT disaster-relief organizers, an achievement that overshadows the fact that 135 volunteers – not the 1,000 hoped for – turned up, organizers say.

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