White evangelicals who claim they love the Bible but dismiss its demands for social justice as devious misinterpretations of “woke” culture continue to astound Beth Moore, she told participants in a conference sponsored by Baylor University’s George W. Truett Seminary….
The historical significance of ETBU acquiring B.H. Carroll Institute
The landscape of Baptist theological education is changing yet again, with news that one of the freestanding seminaries created out of the Southern Baptist Convention schism of the late 20th century is merging with one of the oldest Baptist schools…
Baylor walks the line on LGBTQ student group as critics pounce from the right
Buried 14 paragraphs into a lengthy news release about the spring Baylor board of regents meeting was a notice of approval for “guiding principles” of “caring for all students, including LGBTQ students.” The news didn’t stay buried for long, however,…
Compassion International and Baylor form partnership against poverty
Ending poverty among children and their families is the goal of a new partnership between Baylor University and Compassion International. The effort will pair Baylor’s educational expertise with Compassion’s historic mission to address persistent family poverty and bring about global…
Truett’s San Antonio extension to occupy space opened by Logsdon Seminary’s 2021 closure
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced it will launch an extension campus in San Antonio, Texas, in 2021.
Social media behavior a reflection of faith, theologian says
“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.”
Pastors feel the pain as churches hit ‘another low point’ in American culture
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.
Religion Notes: Hackers converge, compete at Baptist-affiliated university
Moderate Baptists will recognize many of the institutions that made McCormick Theological Seminary’s annual list of Seminaries that Change the World. The Chicago seminary’s Center for Faith and Service compiled the lineup from what it called “a select group of…
Beware of list making: Baylor ‘most effective preachers’ lineup chastised
Anyone who publishes “best of” lists knows they usually generate plenty of criticism. Baylor University’s “12 Most Effective Preachers” lineup has been no exception. Released earlier this month, the lineup has been criticized by some for having only one woman, and by others for its lack of theological diversity.