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Conroe moms find community as they cook together

Conroe moms find community as they cook together

Families at Buckner Family Pathways in Conroe shared a table and classroom and learned to cook with healthy nutrition in mind.

       

Obituary: William H. Gray Jr.

Obituary for Bill Gray, Baptist missionary and founding director of Texas Baptist Partnership Missions.

       
Around the State: DBU students visit Oxford; BUA schedules grand opening

Around the State: DBU doctoral students visit Oxford; BUA schedules grand opening

Dallas Baptist University sent 15 doctoral students to Oxford, England. The grand opening for Baptist University of the Américas’ Baugh Building is scheduled.

       

On the Move: Roldan, Simpson, Weger and Wright

Staff changes noted for churches in Waco, San Angelo, Azle and Eldorado.

       
Single mom determined to defy expectations

Single mom determined to defy expectations

A police officer's words are seared into Cyndi Russell’s heart forever: “You’ll never amount to anything. You’re just like your mother.” But with the help of Buckner Family Pathways and Exodus Ministries, she is determined to prove him wrong.

       
Journey to San Antonio: ‘Plucky’ cross-cultural Baptists

Journey to San Antonio: ‘Plucky’ cross-cultural Baptists

In January 1861, the winter wind whistled through the streets of San Antonio as 13 believers made their way up the stairs to the second floor of a downtown drugstore. They gathered to establish the city’s first Baptist church, and their hearts warmed to see what God might do with this work.

       
Evangelicals gather for prayer rally in Washington

Evangelicals gather for Washington prayer rally

Evangelical Christians converged on the nation’s capital for a prayer rally on one of the hottest days of the summer.

       
Advocate still sees need to step up for religious freedom

Walker still sees need to boost religious freedom

Brent Walker serves as executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, making him a key voice for Baptists in the nation’s capital. Working for the BJC more than a quarter-century, Walker remains passionate about religious liberty and the heritage Baptists have in that area. (BNG)

       
Churches welcome unexpected Pokemon-generated traffic

Churches welcome unexpected Pokemon-generated traffic

Visitors cruise the church parking lot at all hours or walk around the sanctuary exterior—not to worship, but to collect digitized items or to battle electronically. Some ministers welcome the unexpected Pokemon Go traffic, viewing it as an opportunity to reach young electronic gamers who otherwise might not frequent churches.

       

Obituary: Richard Mangum

Obituary for Richard Mangum, former associational director of missions and area representative for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

       
Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

A survey of 1,000 Americans by LifeWay Research finds six in 10 Americans don’t believe it is morally wrong for people to identify with a gender different from the sex they were assigned at birth.

       
 
 

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