The namesake of Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work demonstrated that church and social work "are not mutually exclusive."

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Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:17

Accidental shooting kills N.C. Baptist pastor

Phillip Davis, founder and senior pastor of Nations Ford Community Church in Charlotte, N.C., accidentally shot himself while cleaning a handgun.

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One of the victims of Thursday’s mass shooting in Lafayette, La., attended Belmont University for two years in the early 2000s.

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As a Baptist state paper editor who championed a free denominational press, Mississippi layman Don McGregor was instrumental in the formation in 1990 of what today is known as Baptist News Global.

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Lin, who taught at Oklahoma Baptist University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, died two days before his 90th birthday of prostate cancer.

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Winfred Moore, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas, and a moderate leader in the Southern Baptist Convention, died Friday at age 95.

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Omanson, who taught New Testament at Southern Seminary in the 1980s, spent most of his career working out problems with translating thoughts from ancient Hebrew and Greek into modern languages around the world.

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Gardner Taylor, longtime pastor of Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a founder of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, died Easter Sunday.

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Thursday, 02 April 2015 14:22

Baptist school mourns student’s death

Wayland Baptist University confirmed the death of Rachel Bates, a 19-year-old freshman biology major, in a residence hall on the main campus in Plainview, Texas.

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Friday, 27 March 2015 13:14

Former CLC staffer David Lockard dies

Lockard worked a total of 36 years at the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board and Christian Life Commission until leadership changes trickling down from the SBC “Conservative Resurgence” prompted his resignation at age 62.

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