CN Morning Rundown: Full of Integrity, Baylor Coach Declines Gift of Jeep From Dealership

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Baylor Coach Upholds University Values, Declines Gift of Jeep From Dealership

Baylor University Coach Scott Drew made headlines not only for the basketball team's first national champion win, but for the faith-filled culture he promoted on and off the court. Upholding his own beliefs as well as the school's values didn't stop after the team traveled back home.

An interview in Waco, Texas, shows Ted Teague, general manager of the Allen Samuels Auto Group dealership, presenting Drew with a new Jeep Wrangler, as is the tradition for congratulating the team on a national championship win. Teague has presented women's coach Kim Mulkey with custom cars in the past, and the same is being done for Drew.

However, a comment that Teague made next in the interview drove Drew to decline the gift.

The Hour in America Is Critical: Be Brave or Lose Your God-Given Rights

Freedom. We hear a lot about that from the left who say they supposedly fight for freedom.

But for who? All I see is a group working hard to take our constitutional freedoms and give them to people who are not citizens or to those who want to change our Constitution and steal the freedoms of the majority ... especially Christians.

And they will continue unless we decide to say, "Enough!"

Tennessee Church Sees 1,000 Baptisms in Less Than Four Months

The spark that ignites the flame isn't always all that bright at first.

That has certainly been true for Robby Gallaty, the senior pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee, where 1,048 people have been baptized since Sunday, Dec. 20, following nearly a year of what Gallaty described as "silence and solitude" in his own life.

"Here's what happened," the pastor told Faithwire during a recent Zoom conversation, leaning into the camera after taking his glasses off. "I began sitting with the Lord for 10 months. Then, finally, Dec. 15, 2020, I'm on the porch, and I hear as clear as day these words in my head, after a season of silence and solitude: 'Spontaneous baptism'"

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