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Texas ends clergy, spiritual advisers ban in death chamber

Texas prisons have resumed allowing clergy as well as spiritual advisers in the death chamber, reversing a two-year ban created after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution of an inmate who had a...

From Texas to Tennessee, evangelical parents are trying to take the ‘public’ out of public education

Ever since the forced integration of public schools, white evangelical Christians have led the charge to “protect” their children from social issues they’re not willing to face up to at home. Sadly, t...

Texas takes the spotlight as statehouses across the nation seek to restrict trans teens and voter access

Some Texas legislators want to outdo Georgia and Arkansas with a combination of bills restricting transgender teens and voting access for poor and minority citizens. The Texas bills — four concerning ...

Texas health care provider ordered to pay former employees for mandating prayer and religious discussions

Employees shouldn’t have to choose between remaining true to their faith and keeping their job. That fundamental principle, designed to safeguard the religious liberty rights of workers, is enshrined ...

What I learned working in a Texas prison: Retribution, not reformation

I served as a pastor for 33 years and then worked nearly six years as a counselor at the most high-profile maximum-security prison in Texas. There, I ran the mental health department, nestled in the p...

Texas church helps mosque damaged after snowstorm

A suburban Texas church is helping a nearby mosque recover from the devastating snowstorms that hit last week. The post Texas church helps mosque damaged after snowstorm appeared first on Baptist News...

Behind the headlines: As winter storm cripples Texas power grid, people of faith rally to help

Texas church partners with Jeep club to shelter elderly during winter storm, by @_jilliancheney https://t.co/i1DC9m25Hd — Bobby Ross Jr. (@bobbyross) February 19, 2021 Texans like to brag that they li...