The Fort Worth area leads the state in infant mortality, but Tarrant Baptist Association is working in cooperation with churches and social service agencies to save young lives by providing babies a safe sleep surface.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Texas has become a national leader in school breakfast participation, moving up to 10th in the state rankings, thanks in part to the passage in 2013 of Texas Senate Bill 376—the “Universal Breakfast Bill.”
By Kasey Ashenfelter / Texas Hunger Initiative
Senior adults at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene have provided more than $70,000 to help students at neighboring Bonham Elementary School—and established deep relationships with the school.
Poker houses that charge a fee violate gambling provisions in the Texas Penal Code, a statewide anti-gambling organization argues in a brief submitted to the state attorney general’s office.
Mission teams from across the state spent their spring break in the Rio Grande Valley, building homes for families involved with the local Family Hope Center.
By Aimee Freston / Buckner International
Shawn Findley was working through a day like any other day at a local fabrication shop. That stopped as quickly as the punch press machine that mangled his hand.
By John Hall / Buckner International
An influx of asylum-seeking immigrants from Central America who began arriving in McAllen four years ago gained brief national attention. But for one Texas Baptist border-area missionary, it launched an ongoing ministry.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Volunteers wash, dry and fold loads of clothes for free for those caught in the gas crisis in Northwest Dallas.
The collision on U.S. Route 77 happened so quickly, few initially understood its impact. But that car wreck 30 years ago caused reverberations changing lives for decades to come.
By Dave Arden
An Old Testament scholar who grew up in a bilingual and bicultural home challenged a Hardin-Simmons University audience to view familiar Bible stories through a new lens—by seeing its characters as immigrants.
By Grace Mitchell / Hardin-Simmons University
Mace and Jennifer Perez always knew they wanted children. And for Jennifer, adoption had tugged on her heart even when she was an adolescent.
Roca Viva Church in Fort Worth supports North Side High School’s robotics and engineering program. The congregation sees the potential this program has for the students in the area.