Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced it will launch an extension campus in San Antonio, Texas, in 2021.
“Through their actions, they’re not just harming people in our community, they’re harming and putting members of their own congregation at risk.”
“I definitely think it’s going to make for traumatic grief.”
A medical mission turned “Mission Impossible” when a Baptist couple from Houston tried to leave Peru as it closed its borders to combat COVID-19. “It was absolute, utter chaos,” Ruth Campos, 74, said of the scenes around Lima and its…
Parents are often disappointed when a teen or adult child acquires a tattoo. But a newly published study led by Baylor University scholar Kevin Dougherty suggests Mom and Dad may want to go easy when the images are religious in nature.
“We are humbled to be the caretakers of such a remarkable legacy at Baylor.”
“What we share in status updates and how we talk to other people – what we rejoice over and what we lament – says something about what we believe about God.”
“The more you worship, the better you feel about people who don’t worship with you,” Dougherty said. “It’s a community building experience that extends beyond the doors of the religious community.”
Research once again shows that confidence in organized religion remains at all-time lows. But what the numbers don’t reveal is the toll that the erosion of reputation and relevance has had on churches and ministers throughout the decline. It’s often described as an astonishing and disturbing experience.