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Congreso youth challenged to become changemakers

Congreso youth challenged to become changemakers

A New York minister challenged Hispanic Texas Baptist young people to make change happen in the world by living differently than the world.

       
Disaster relief begins in Houston; recovery continues in SE Texas

Disaster relief begins in Houston; recovery continues in SE Texas

As floodwaters began to recede, Texas Baptists assessed needs and initiated disaster relief in the Houston area while wrapping up relief and beginning long-term recovery in Southeast Texas.

       
Target boycott petition attracts 895,000 signers

Target boycott petition attracts 895,000 signers

Mississippi-based American Family Association launched the boycott, claiming that sex offenders exploit non-discrimination laws to gain access to the women’s room. Media Matters for America called the assertion an “urban myth.”

       
Lawyer says Glorieta lawsuit should be revived

Lawyer says Glorieta lawsuit should be revived

A Houston lawyer says a lawsuit by Glorieta homeowners against LifeWay Christian Resources should be reinstated.(BNG)

       

On the Move: Corporon, Lopez, Miller, Rivera and Staggs

Staff changes noted for churches in Kenedy, La Grange, Austin, Smithville and Gonzales.

       
Around the State: HPU presents awards; DBU students travel to Germany

Around the State: HPU presents awards; DBU students travel to Germany

The Howard Payne University Woman's Club presents its Yellow Rose Award and Yellow Rose Scholarship. Texas Baptist Ministry Assistants elect president. Dallas Baptist University students learn about Dietrich Bonhoeffer during trip to Germany.

       

Southern Illinois pastor nominee for SBC 1st VP

A Missouri pastor will nominate Doug Munton, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in O’Fallon, Ill., for first vice president at the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

       

Obituaries: Michael Don Menasco and Marc Wilson

Obituaries for Michael Don Menasco, executive pastor of Crestview Baptist Church in Midland, and Marc Wilson, minister of music at First Baptist Church in Mexia.

       
End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors insist

End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors say

Most Protestant pastors believe Jesus will return in the future. But few agree about the details of the apocalypse.

       
Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Covenant of action inspires Dallas churches to social justice

Two Dallas churches—one predominantly Anglo, the other historically African-American—surmount racial and geographical differences to minister to their city’s poor. (BNG)

       
ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

ETBU students help provide clean water in Belize

Nine students from East Texas Baptist University served in Belize with Hope Springs Water—an Athens-based ministry committed to provide safe water, sanitation and public health education to developing countries.

       
 
 

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