The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board approved a 2019 budget based on $1 million less than this year’s spending plan.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio awarded a $1 million grant to the Baptist General Convention of Texas to fund health initiatives for South Texas churches and their ministers.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
A Dallas church gathered to worship—and ask “why”— just days after the inexplicable killing of 26-year-old Botham Jean in his own apartment.
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
After two decades when Baptist Student Ministries functioned a part of Baylor University’s student life office, the university and the Baptist General Convention of Texas relaunched BSM as a chartered on-campus student organization.
By Lori Fogleman / Baylor University
Texas Baptist Men crews left Dallas Sept. 20 on their way to North Carolina as the first wave of long-term volunteer disaster relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
Immigration law can be to be a sensitive subject to talk about in any setting, so Iglesia Victoria en Cristo in Fort Worth decided to talk about it with God.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
The call to pursue the common good in an increasingly polarized political environment involves understanding meaningful communication and community—behavior the church uniquely is qualified to model, theologian and ethicist Oliver O’Donovan told a Baylor University audience.
As Hurricane Florence approached the Carolinas, Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers prepared for likely deployment to the East Coast, while also keeping a watchful eye on a storm forming in the Gulf of Mexico.
Theologians, clergy and community organizers from across the country met at the border between Sunland Park, N.M., and Juarez, Mexico, to urge a more humane U.S. response to immigrants.
Bereaved children whose late mothers were very religious are likely to be less religious after their mother dies than youths who did not suffer a maternal loss, a Baylor University study has found.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
One in seven Texas households had limited or uncertain access to food in recent years, a new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed.
Survivors of trafficking, prostitution, abuse and addiction share a story… It takes communities to place individuals in these situations, and it takes community to provide healing and empowerment to survivors. We are this community.
By Eric Black / Editor