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SWBTS cuts staff due to health care, utility costsFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Escalating health care costs, increased expenses for utilities and other higher education costs have prompted personnel cuts at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Initial adjustments to operations were not sufficient to stay within the $36.8 million 2017-2018 fiscal year budget set by the seminary's trustees last spring, according to a Nov. 7 news release by Charles Patrick Jr., vice president for strategic initiatives and communications. Read More
Baptist health care systems set mergerJACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Mississippi Baptist Health Systems (MBHS) in Jackson and Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) in Memphis announced on May 1 the completion of a merger between the two regional health care giants, making the new operation one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the United States.
"Everyone in the communities we serve will benefit from our alignment with an organization that shares our commitment to both Christian values and quality health care," said Chris Anderson, MBHS president and chief operating officer. Read More
Navigating rising costs in health care
DALLAS (BP) -- Health care costs continue to rise due to impact from the federal Affordable Care Act and are causing insurers to seek large rate hikes, while others have chosen to depart the health care exchanges altogether, according to GuideStone Financial Resources. Read More
Health care ministries move by 'word and deed'RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Christians in health care ministries are living out their faith by "word and deed" throughout the world, and people are responding.
Among those making decisions to follow Jesus are people in places where the message of God's love is only just now arriving. Read More