Baylor under fire for sexual assault response

Critics say the Texas Baptist university has failed to take responsibility for sexual violence on campus.

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Seminary’s evangelistic aim at men includes gun giveaways

A Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary event open only to men and boys features door prizes including a shotgun autographed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

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LifeWay announces new headquarters site

Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a new corporate headquarters during their semiannual meeting Feb. 1-2 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Baptist journalists want answers about IMB layoffs

Two recent Baptist state newspaper editorials say Southern Baptist leaders aren’t being forthcoming enough about changes affecting the International Mission Board.

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CBF to vote on new plan for funding global missions

Proposed changes to CBF governing documents include revisions to a 25-year-old open meetings bylaw.

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Former Glorieta homeowners get legal aid

Kirk and Susie Tompkins, who unsuccessfully sued to stop the sale of Glorieta Conference Center, now have a lawyer to help with their appeal.

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New Baptist Covenant among faith groups ‘to watch’ in 2016

A progressive think tank cites ongoing efforts to unite black and white Baptists as a bright spot in a time of polarized political rhetoric.

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Diversity plan divides Baylor faculty

Baylor University Provost Edwin Trevathan has resigned after less than eight months on the job amid disagreement over the proposal to increase ethnic and gender diversity in the hiring of faculty and staff.

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Leader of Southern Baptist women’s auxiliary stepping down

The search is underway for a new head of Woman’s Missionary Union, an organization that supports missions in Southern Baptist churches.

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Baptist school gets record gift

The $10 million gift, from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, will help build a new home for the engineering school.

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