Contrary to popular belief — and media reports — Millennials and other young people are not abandoning church, says Baylor University professor Byron Johnson. And the so-called “nones” are not quite as religiously unaffiliated as many think.

Published in Social Issues

But adult addicts say churches need to present a loving, relevant God to young people to reduce risks of substance abuse and addiction.

Published in Organizations

Most counseling classes offered focus on premarital and couples issues, family concerns or dealing with grief.

Published in Theology

A Baylor University sociologist finds that prayer is more effective in easing anxiety when the pray-er believes in a loving, dependable God.

Published in Faith

The lawsuit asserts Baylor University breached its license and recognition agreements and its promise to provide the alumni organization a building.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:38

Baylor student, graduate die in car wreck

The musicians, along with two others injured in the crash, were en route to perform at an international conference.

Published in People

Nearly 8,500 “sides” of the 20th century’s best black gospel music collected by Baylor University will become a permanent feature of the soon-to-be-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

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Scholars agree that Jesus' humanity would include a sense of humor. But just how funny was the Man from Nazareth? Those who compile anthologies of humor bypass Jesus and his followers -- and with good reason, he said. Texts about them deal with life-and-death matters.
Published in 2010 Archives

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Sarah Bush wrestles with big questions: Why do homelessness, hunger and poverty persist in the United States? Where can people in any of those situations turn for help? Bush, who serves as minister of congregational development at Fredericksburg Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, takes the answer to that second question personally by seeking to be the answer.

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WACO, Texas -- Terry York is willing to bet that if he goes into a Baptist church, sits down and listens, he can tell -- long before the preacher speaks -- whether the congregation is theologically conservative or moderate.

The tip-off is in the tunes, said York, associate professor of Christian ministry and church music at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

Published in 2009 Archives
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