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  • TRUSTEES: GuideStone congratulates Hawkins on 20 years

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Monday, August 14, 2017 (6 months ago)

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BP) -- Trustees for GuideStone Financial Resources gathered July 31–Aug. 1 in regular session to hear reports from GuideStone executive officers and staff about the board's performance in key lines of business. The Southern Baptist entity also honored O.S. Hawkins for 20 years as its president.

    Hawkins joined the Dallas-based ministry after having served for four years as pastor of the historic First Baptist Church of Dallas. He thanked the trustees for honoring him and his wife Susie for their service to Southern Baptists through GuideStone. Read More

  • Mission:Dignity -- The love of a Father

    by Judy A. Bates, posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 (8 months ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- A father's love will shape a man's life -- even if it doesn't come from his own dad. Just ask Elvis Durrill.

    Elvis was born in 1933 in the midst of the Great Depression. One of nine children born to Otha Earl and Minnie Durrill, his young life on the farm was hard and filled with manual labor. His father was not a religious man, but taught his children not to lie, steal or cheat. It was from his mother that Elvis learned of God's loving care. Read More

  • GuideStone: resources, wellness & retirement checkups at SBC

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- GuideStone will make available its popular Wellness Center June 12–14 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. But this year, rather than having participants move from one station to another, the Wellness Center will offer participants one-stop biometric readings. Read More

  • GuideStone takes long-term view of Fed rate hike

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Thursday, March 16, 2017 (11 months ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- The Federal Open Market Committee confirmed analyst and market expectations by raising the target Fed Funds rate by 0.25 percent on Wednesday (March 15), bringing it to a range of 0.75 to 1.00 percent.

    GuideStone Financial Resources expects two more rate hikes to occur in 2017, with Federal Reserve officials having indicated a desire to raise the rates gradually over the near term, citing continued economic expansion. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: Hawkins signals 2017 as 'Year of Innovation'

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Friday, March 03, 2017 (one year ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- Organizations typically adapt by one of two methods: imitation or innovation, O.S. Hawkins, president of GuideStone Financial Resources, told trustees during their Feb. 27-28 meeting in Dallas.

    Citing the need to be innovative to continue to serve GuideStone's participants well, Hawkins spoke from Nehemiah in the Old Testament on how people of innovation must face up, team up, gird up and look up to achieve their goals. Read More

  • Paul Powell, former Annuity Board pres., dies

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, January 03, 2017 (one year ago)

    TYLER, Texas (BP) -- Paul Powell, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Annuity Board, died Dec. 28 following a stroke earlier in the month. He was 83.

    In addition to leading the Annuity Board (later renamed GuideStone Financial Resources) from 1990-97, Powell pastored Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas, 17 years; served as president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas in the mid-1980s; chaired Baylor University's board of regents; and became dean of Baylor's Truett Theological Seminary in 2001. Read More

  • GuideStone reflects on year, gives thanks

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Thursday, December 22, 2016 (one year ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- O.S. Hawkins declared 2016 as the "Year of Influence," for GuideStone Financial Resources. He noted 2 Corinthians 10:13, which says, "But we will not boast beyond limits, but will boast only with regard to the area of influence God assigned to us, to reach even to you." Each year, the entity's president chooses a passage and theme to guide the ministry's work. Read More