In the current COVID-19 crisis, Brother Bill’s Helping Hand ministry made changes rapidly to find ways to continue to meet a variety of needs in unconventional ways.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
When the United States/Mexico border was closed March 20 to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it marked significant changes for Texas Baptist River Ministry missionaries who have been seeking to share God’s love with immigrants, refugees and local residents along the Rio Grande.
By Texas Baptist Communications
People who lined up for meals recently at Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Dallas had not been able to shower in a month and had no place to call their own while the city of Dallas is under a shelter-in-place order.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
When it became obvious restrictions related to COVID-19 would make a traditional Easter pageant at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor impossible, organizers began brainstorming how—rather than cancel the event—they might make it extraordinary.
By James Stafford / University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
With the rise of COVID-19, Texas Baptist hospital chaplains face new challenges as they minister to healthcare workers, patients and families, sharing God’s love and hope in difficult circumstances.
By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
A national organization committed to academic freedom and institutional accountability has raised questions about rising administrative costs, perceived lack of shared governance and possible violation of donor agreements at Hardin-Simmons University.
Texas Baptist Men delivered 1,200 pairs of protective glasses and four pallets of plastic sheeting April 2 to Baylor Scott & White Health to help healthcare workers battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
Rosser McDonald felt compelled to write about convicted felon Rickie Smith because of the stark difference Jesus made in the life of an inmate once characterized as the most violent man in the Texas prison system.
When Texas Counts invited Convención Bautista Hispana de Texas to be a partner in its effort to ensure all Texans are counted in the 2020 Census, neither group anticipated the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
More than 100 at-risk families in Longview have had one less thing to worry about in the last few days—how to acquire groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Beginnings Baptist Church plans to ramp up its Grocery Relief Program to help 200 families each week throughout the crisis.
By Baptist Press Staff
Chaplains at all six Buckner Retirement Services Communities are seeking creative ways to share messages of faith, hope and comfort in the wake of social distancing measures in response to the coronavirus.
By Russ Dilday / Buckner International
Lanny Hall, past president of three Texas Baptist universities, announced on social media his oncologist assured him he is in complete remission from lymphoma.