For Memorial Day, here are three stories of ordinary Christians—in their own words—who faced extraordinary situations and still celebrate the hope found in Christ in times of crisis and loss.
A tornado that ripped through downtown Mineral Wells damaged the family life center, welcome center and youth room at First Baptist Church, but it caused no injuries.
A bill intended to protect ministers from being forced to participate in same-sex marriage ceremonies or being sued for denying gay couples the use of church sanctuaries for their weddings cleared another hurdle.
The latest paint-by-numbers picture of the Texas religious landscape looks similar to, but subtly different than, the national mural. What you see in them depends upon how you look at them.
During his freshman year at Howard Payne University, Xavier McFalls stood before his football teammates and spoke some uncomfortable words.
Baptists remain divided over the use of the death penalty as the ultimate punishment for crime.
Student Missions Blog: If I wrote a book about my activities in Boston, I would title it, "Reaching the Nations." In Boston, I have met people from almost every major country on Earth.
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission joined other faith groups in announcing a new coalition to combat predatory lending.
Discussion about increased funds to start churches dominated discussion at a Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board meeting that featured an otherwise light agenda.
A Korean Texas Baptist minister returned recently from North Korea, where he verified delivery of 60 tons of corn and 10 tons of wheat noodles to schools, orphanages and a hospital.
Student Missions Blog: I once heard it said that comparison is the thief of joy. I know that’s true, because I have experienced it myself.
Serving on and working for the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Executive Board always has been challenging. It’s getting harder year-by-year.
Student Missons Blog: It’s time say goodbye to the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas at Dallas, as I complete my time as campus ministry intern.
It is a long distance between good enough and excellent. It is in little things—little things that take time and effort and skill to accomplish.
Chris Liebrum, new director of the BGCT Cooperative Program office, is trying to get Texas churches to consider the question: “If the Cooperative Program went away today, what would Texas look like?”