When leaders of Roca Viva Church in Fort Worth and Woodlake Baptist Church in San Antonio looked at their communities, they not only saw educational needs, but also recognized positive ways they could respond.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Jim Heiligman, pastor of First Baptist Church in Bryan, will be nominated for a second one-year term as second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas at Texas Baptists’ annual meeting, Nov. 12-14 in Waco.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
First Baptist Church in Mineola committed to walk alongside Pine Drive Baptist Church in Dickinson through its long-term recovery as part of Texas Baptists’ Church2Church Partnership effort.
By John Hall
Texas Baptists will celebrate their call to “Live Compelled” at the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Waco, Nov. 12-14.
By Kirsten McKimmey / Texas Baptist Communications
Muslim refugees to the United States, whose numbers have recently increased, have been far outpaced by Christians refugees over the last decade and a half.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Texas students who normally would be placing orders for their own homecoming mums are instead going online to donate to hurricane relief. They plan to wear buttons and custom T-shirts as a replacement for the traditional mum.
By Marc Ira Hooks / Baptist Press
The Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to President Trump’s travel ban on majority-Muslim countries because it has been replaced by a new version, sending the controversy back to the starting block.
By Gregory Korte and Richard Wolf / USA Today
Suzii Paynter received the Christian Ethics Award from the T.B. Maston Foundation. Parkway Place residents raised money for employees affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Pastoral changes noted for congregations in Merkel and Abilene.
A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled the U.S. tax code’s ministerial housing allowance is unconstitutional.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
Iglesia Bautista de la Familia Santurce—the Baptist Church of the Family in Santurce—began serving meals Oct. 1 to Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane Maria.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
The Trump Administration expanded the exemption for employers who cite moral or religious objections to providing their employees insurance coverage for birth control.