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Archive for November 2009

McMurry University to have grand opening for Jay-Rollins Library renovations on Dec. 2

ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will have a grand opening of the newly-renovated Jay-Rollins Library at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Abilene Chamber of Commerce Red Coats will be participating, and the public is invited to attend the ceremonies. The new library renovation, part of McMurry University’s Shaping the Future Capital Campaign, provides a…

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Thanksgiving For The Living

The fact that God expects us to thank Him for His blessings in our lives is evident in the words of Jesus, to the one lone ex-leper who returned to thank Him. Luke 17:15-17 says, “One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself…

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McMurry Fifth Grade Math-Science Magnet Students to visit Chapin Ceramic Facility

The Fifth-grade magnet students at McMurry University will visit the Chapin Ceramic facility at McMurry University from 8:30 am to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. McMurry University Art students will teach the 5th graders, under the guidance of their Art Professor, Kathie Walker-Millar, how to throw on the potter’s wheel and how to…

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HSU Technology Connects Communities of Faith

HOUSTON—TEXAS BAPTIST CONVENTION Glenn Young says he’s a low-tech guy in a high-tech world, but since he has had someone else set up his Facebook page for him, he has quickly graduated to even counseling people using the emerging technology. {{more}} Young is the pastor of Clearlake Baptist Church in the NASA area of Houston.…

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Texas Baptists Hear Solution for Transforming a Neighborhood

Hardin-Simmons UniversityNEWS RELEASENOVEMBER 20, 2009Houston, Texas Baptist Convention – Five years ago, the neighborhood north of Hardin-Simmons University was a neighborhood in blight. Windows were broken, cars and tires littered yards, lawns had turned into jungles of Johnson grass, and paint peeled from houses. But a simple solution and a style of living as Christ…

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Abilene High Homecoming

63-0 is a nice homecoming. Not so great for the visiting team but wonderful for the home crowd. It could have been said that this was the Sims and Sims show as cousins Ronnel and Herschel provided lots of fireworks and excitement. Ronnel is the quarterback and has both a good arm and fast legs.…

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Searching for Fertile Ground

In the summer of 1976, Anthony and Candyce Roach packed all their belongings into their Opel and pulled out a map, which charted their course from Cleveland, Ohio to Abilene, Texas. Although they had no jobs lined up, no place to live and very little money, they greatly anticipated their move to Abilene. Why? Well…

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Gobble me up pops

Go and visit this website for information on how to create these gobble pops. http://www.bakerella.com/youll-want-to-gobble-these-right-up/

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Proud Mary Has Something to Brag About These Days; Son Ahmad Plays Both Roles As Scholar and Athlete From Abilene High to University of Texas at Austin

If you tune into AM 1300 the Zone while driving in Austin, Texas, you can hear the voice of on-air talent Ahmad Brooks, 29, who is a sports radio co-host on the “Wake-Up Call” show where his road to success, dreams and destiny have become reality.These days Ahmad is living his dream and one for…

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