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Union coach earns 600th win, breaks recordMONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) -- Mark Campbell, head women's basketball coach at Union University, earned his 600th career victory Thursday (Jan. 10) with the Lady Bulldogs' win at Auburn University at Montgomery.
Campbell became the fastest college basketball coach in history, across all divisions, to 600 wins. He did so in just 691 games, breaking the women's basketball record of 706 games by Nancy Fahey, currently of Illinois, but who earned more than 600 wins at NCAA Division III Washington-St. Louis to start her career. Campbell is also faster than the men's record holder, Kentucky's Adolph Rupp, who reached the mark in 704 games. Read More
Dodger coach talks World Series, faith, steroid eraBOSTON (BP)-- Luis Ortiz stepped into the shadow of the Green Monster at Fenway Park in Boston 25 years ago to make his Major League debut with the Red Sox.
His career as a player, shortened by injuries and a playing field that wasn't always level, never blossomed. In an era when steroids abounded, Ortiz refused to take shortcuts to success.
Tuesday night (Oct. 23), Ortiz stepped onto the field in Fenway Park once more, this time as the assistant hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers -- his childhood dream of making it to the World Series finally realized. The Dodgers lost 8-4 in the opening game of the series. They play again tonight. Read More
SBC DIGEST: Paige Patterson to co-teach ethics course; Blaising moves to SWBTS fulltime faculty; MercyMe featured at Union
In today's SBC DIGEST: Paige Patterson to co-teach ethics course; Craig Blaising moves to fulltime faculty from administrative posts at Southwestern Baptist Theological; MercyMe featured at Union University. Read More
FROM THE COLLEGES: Call to Ministry Network launched by Anderson, CBU, OBU & Union; Mobile begins global leadership instituteIn today's From the Colleges: Call to Ministry Network launched by Anderson University, California Baptist University, Oklahoma Baptist University and Union University; University of Mobile begins global leadership institute. Read More
FROM THE COLLEGES: TMU to use digital cadaver in classes; Judson seeking successor to David E. Potts; Union names Van Neste & Baker as deansTruett McConnell University to use digital cadaver in biology and exercise science classes; Judson College seeking successor to David E. Potts; Union University names Ray Van Neste & Hunter Baker as deans.
CLEVELAND, Ga. (BP) -- An interactive virtual anatomy dissection table will become part of the biology and exercise science programs at Truett McConnell University's Pilgram Marpeck School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) this fall. Read More
Seek 'missing persons,' Merritt exhorts 800 at rallyJACKSON, Tenn. (BP) -- Christians must ask everyone to follow Jesus and willingly associate with those who don't, James Merritt, a former Southern Baptist Convention president, said during the third annual West Tennessee Evangelism Rally at Union University.
"The business of the church, and the business of every follower of Jesus Christ, is to find missing people and invite them to follow Jesus," said Merritt, pastor of Crosspointe Church in Duluth, Ga. "If we are not in that business, we are out of business."
Merritt was the keynote speaker at the rally that drew more than 800 people for a worship service, dinner and breakout sessions March 4 at Union's campus in Jackson, Tenn. The event included for the first time a women's track and a student track. Read More
FROM THE COLLEGES: Merritt to headline 3rd West Tenn. Evangelism Rally; Finn named N. Greenville provost
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) -- James Merritt, lead pastor of Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Ga., will be the keynote speaker for the third annual West Tennessee Evangelism Rally March 4 at Union University.
Ernest Easley, professor of evangelism at Union and organizer of the event, said the rally aims to strengthen and equip churches in evangelism and outreach.
"My hope is that, through this rally, people in our churches across West Tennessee will become more soul-conscious, better equipped than they were before to share the Gospel and will be encouraged and inspired to do it," Easley said. Read More
After '08 tornado, Union was 'united as never before'JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) -- At the 10-year point since a tornado devastated the campus, Union University marked the anniversary with a day of activities Feb. 2 featuring former administrators, students and others closely involved with the event.
Former Union President David S. Dockery, in a Founders' Day chapel address, spoke on providence, hope and unity the university experienced from the Feb. 5, 2008, tornado. Read More
Union settles lawsuit over HHS abortion mandateJACKSON, Tenn. (BP) -- Union University has settled its lawsuit against the U.S. government concerning the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' mandate that Union provide abortion-causing drugs as part of its employee health plans.
Under the terms of the settlement, the U.S. government agreed that the mandate was a violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and that under the Supreme Court's decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case, it imposed a "substantial burden" on Union's free exercise of religion. Read More
FROM THE COLLEGES: NGU begins celebration of 125-year milestone; Netland named Union Univ. provostIn today's From the Colleges: North Greenville University begins celebration of its 125-year milestone; John Netland succeeds C. Ben Mitchell as Union University provost. Read More