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    Guild Institute To Welcome Fox News Senior Opinion Editor Lynne Jordal Martin

    Houston Baptist University resident institute, The Guild Institute in Christian Family Studies, is pleased to welcome Lynne Jordal Martin, senior opinion editor for Fox News, as a convocation guest speaker. Martin will give an address between 11 a.m. and noon, Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Morris Cultural Arts Center, 7502 Fondren Road. Martin draws from …

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    HBU School of Nursing and Allied Health to Host Fall Luncheon

    The Houston Baptist University School of Nursing and Allied Health is honored to host the “Celebrating Nurses!” Fall Luncheon, presented by the Dean’s Development Council in honor of longtime University friend and supporter, Mary Ann Belin. The luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the River Oaks Country …

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    Dr. Sloan and HBU Serve as Key Partners at AACC World Conference

    Houston Baptist University President Dr. Robert B. Sloan spoke to the approximately 7,000 attendees of the American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference, held at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee in September. He shared the Ten Pillars vision of HBU, and spoke about the opportunities available via HBU Online. HBU partnered in the event; …

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  • This Week’s Review: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

    I wasted both time and money on September 23; let me assure you that “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is one of the sorriest films of 2017! Whatever charm the first film in the series had has long been dissipated. The film is a waste of good talent; Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry and Jeff Bridges …

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  • Tamaulipas Governor and HBU Alumnus Makes Special Visit

    Governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas and HBU Alumnus Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, ’90, visited his alma mater in September. He committed, along with HBU President Dr. Robert B. Sloan, to encourage the exchange of students and faculty across the Texas and Mexico border for the purpose of building relationships and mutual understanding. …

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    Culture Influencers: Nancy Pearcey

    Nancy Pearcey, professor of apologetics and scholar in residence, was invited to be the inaugural speaker at the opening event of Cedarville College’s new apologetics center. Pearcey was invited to contribute the Foreword for a new book by well-known apologist Greg Koukl, “The Story of Reality.” Pearcey was also invited to speak at Dallas Baptist …

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  • The Necessity of Sovereign Laws

    by John Tyler, JD, PhD Two troubling trends have radically transformed American jurisprudence since the 1950s. The first is the separation of law from morality, which produces unjust laws. The second is judicial activism, which destroys liberty. This is the second of two essays on these trends. The first essay discussed the necessity of moral …

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  • This Week’s Review: “American Assassin”

    After I saw “It,” I should have in the market for something a bit soothing, but the only interesting film available the weekend of September 16 was “American Assassin.” Soothing, it isn’t. The only reason I decided to see it was the name of Michael Keaton among the cast. I had never heard of the …

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