UMHB Easter pageant

UMHB Easter pageant served as ministry to cast

As the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor planned its 75th annual Easter pageant during Holy Week, this year’s director wanted to make preparation as important for the students involved as the presentation would be for 5,000 spectators.

WMU annual meeting

WMU reflects on defining moments at annual meeting

In life’s defining moments, God demonstrates loving faithfulness to those who surrender to his leadership, speakers stressed at the Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas annual meeting.

 Love for Myanmar

Georgetown church demonstrates Love for Myanmar

Love for Myanmar, birthed out of Crestview Baptist Church in Georgetown, has developed into a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that provides aid, support and programs to the people of Myanmar.

ETBU day of community service

Day of community service shows ‘ETBU Cares’

East Texas Baptist University volunteers spent a recent Saturday working in service projects throughout Harrison County to demonstrate “ETBU Cares.”

TBM ‘mule team’

TBM ‘mule team’ may serve future disasters

A new Texas Baptist Men disaster relief specialty team will enable trained disaster relief volunteers who own and operate all-terrain vehicles or four-wheel utility vehicles to use them in disaster areas.

Jeremy Everett

Jeremy Everett named to National Commission on Hunger

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, appointed Jeremy Everett, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative, to the National Commission on Hunger.

Texas Tidbits

Texas Tidbits: Book surveys DBU architecture

Blair Blackburn, executive vice president at Dallas Baptist University, recently wrote A City on a Hill: Dallas Baptist University An Architectural History

Obituary: Mark Patton

Howard Payne University professor Mark Patton, 59, died April 6 in Brownwood.

Fort Hood memorial service

Baptist chaplain opens Fort Hood memorial service

Southern Baptist Chaplain Matthew M. Goff opened a Fort Hood memorial service honoring soldiers slain and wounded in a shooting spree by asking God to “walk with us to the valley of our grief.”

Joel Gregory

Preachers should learn from their global peers, Gregory says

North American preachers could learn much from their peers in the Global South, professor and pulpiteer Joel Gregory said.

Hale Center women's luncheon

Annual luncheon a big draw for women at Hale Center

At First Baptist Church in Hale Center, attendance at the annual “ladies’ luncheon” rivals the size of the crowd that gathers most Sunday mornings.

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