The Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas annual meeting, originally scheduled for June 23-25 at Dallas Baptist University, will be held online July 26-28, with participants accessing it through Facebook, YouTube and Zoom.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
The day the Denton Confederate Soldier Memorial no longer stands on the south side of the Denton County courthouse square, Pastor Cedric Chambers of Mount Calvary Baptist Church will consider it a victory.
Fond memories of a major event Segunda Iglesia Bautista in San Angelo once celebrated had been lost. Because of its difficult history, recollections of the event had been as buried as the time capsule that contained mementos of better days.
A Technology in Ministry class at Stark College took on a project—helping Segunda Iglesia Bautista in Corpus Christi start webcasting Sunday worship services.
Baptist Student Ministries at universities in Texas transitioned from a continuous on-campus presence to an off-campus and almost entirely virtual approach. New ministries emerged.
When people must isolate themselves, issues that could be managed previously rise to the surface, Christian licensed professional counselor Olga Harris said.
Social restrictions continue changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for immigrants seeking asylum in the United States, those changes add more instability to their situation. Churches in Texas with ministries for asylum seekers have been forced to make adjustments.
When Texas Counts invited Convención Bautista Hispana de Texas to be a partner in its effort to ensure all Texans are counted in the 2020 Census, neither group anticipated the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Throughout the Bible, God demonstrates special concern for immigrants, a Guatemala-born author reminded Baylor University students.
With “Steppin’ Out in Faith” as their theme, members of Unión Femenil Misionera of Texas met in Lubbock to celebrate God’s blessings and hear reports on new initiatives that demand continued faith—including the launch of Unión Femenil Misionera de las Américas.
When faced with obstacles, Alicia Zorzoli challenged Hispanic Baptist women to take a “leap of faith.”
A longstanding marriage and family enrichment initiative for ministers and spouses in Juarez, Mexico, expanded its reach with a recent event in the Rio Grande Valley.