Baugh, former president of the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation and a benefactor of progressive Baptist ministries and movements around the world, died June 14 in San Antonio after battling Parkinson’s disease. She was 78.
Trustees of Central Baptist Theological Seminary have selected Pamela R. Durso, a Baptist historian who for the last 11 years has led Baptist Women in Ministry, to succeed Molly T. Marshall as president of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-affiliated school in Shawnee, Kansas.
“The paschal mystery is that through dying comes new life. Resurrection life always takes on new form, and Central knows that well.”
An occasional compilation of events from around the religious world. To suggest items for inclusion, email assistant editor Jeff Brumley at [email protected].
The death of Billy Graham has evoked, once again, amazement at the evangelist’s unparalleled spiritual impact on American faith and culture. But it’s also stirred speculation about how long, and in what ways, Graham’s influence may endure.
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President Trump would not be the only political or religious figure ever to be questioned about fitness for a position. The alchemy of autocratic decision-making with the presumption of self-sufficiency makes for a toxic concoction.
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A trip to the cardiologist is rarely routine. Usually a precipitating episode or a prior procedure prompts the appointment, and we are eager to receive a reassuring assessment. We know that the condition of the heart determines our health, and…