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Loftis named Director of Texas Baptists Connections Team


DALLAS–Dowell Loftis has been named the new director of the Texas Baptists Connections Team. Loftis joined the Texas Baptists staff in February 2016 as an area representative for the Dallas area.

“Dr. Loftis is a long-time Texas Baptist who has served the Kingdom with distinction in many roles, including as a successful pastor, experienced board member and valued hospital chaplain,” said Texas Baptists Executive Director David Hardage. “Dr. Loftis is a highly capable leader who is well known and respected throughout the State of... [continue]

Pro-life legislation supported by leading pro-life coalition


AUSTIN — Four major pro-life organizations representing more than 10 million Texans have announced support of key bills before the House chamber of the 85th Texas Legislature.

“We are thrilled a wide range of pro-life bills has been filed this session to better protect the life and dignity of the human person,” said Jennifer Carr Allmon, executive director of the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. “While we maintain the goal of ending abortion in the United States, this bill package makes strategic and incremental progress... [continue]