Messengers to Texas Baptists’ virtual annual meeting will consider a $34,266,688 total Texas 2021 budget—a decrease of $833,779 from this year’s budget.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
A 21-year-old minister from Arlington who endorsed Joe Biden for president on social media said the pastor of the church where he completed a year-long pastoral internship told him his license to the gospel ministry would “not be renewed.”
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas and Buckner International to cancel its in-person Women’s Build missions project in the Rio Grande Valley, but a qualified family in Peñitas still will gain a new home.
In spite of dire predictions, COVID-19 generally had a less-severe-than-anticipated impact on fall enrollment at most Texas Baptist universities.
Managing Editor Ken Camp reviews “His Truth is Marching On” by Jon Meacham.
Buckner International recently learned 160-year-old records show its long-revered namesake founder, R.C. Buckner, was a slaveholder.
A district court granted the Dallas County District Attorney’s office motion to dismiss criminal charges against Matthew Tonne, a former employee of The Village Church in Flower Mound, for an alleged sex offense due to “lack of probable cause.”
Missionaries who served in China around the time of legendary Baptist missionary Lottie Moon’s death indirectly became responsible for several generations of Baptist preachers and lay leaders in Mexico.
More than six months after Hardin-Simmons University trustees voted to close Logsdon Seminary, top university administrators and several trustees met with two representatives of the Save Hardin-Simmons group.
Fielder Church determined it would celebrate differences and seek to become a congregation where no ethnic or cultural group represents more than 50 percent of the multigenerational church family.
Church-based English-as-a-Second-Language ministries don’t have to end because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they must adapt and remain flexible, a statewide literacy ministry leader insists.
Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers completed work in the Rio Grande Valley after Hurricane Hanna, responded rapidly when a summer storm damaged trees in North Texas and stood ready to serve after 112 mph winds hit the Midwest.