When an explosion at a chemical plant in Port Neches forced the evacuation of nearby homes, First Baptist Church in Nederland provided its facility as a shelter from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
More than six decades after its creation, the Panhandle Baptist Foundation has ceased operations, but not before fulfilling the vision of its founder—dedicating $1 million to missions causes.
Jonathan McComb lost his wife and two children to floodwaters nearly four and a half years ago, but he did not lose his faith.
John Cox, who lost one leg and severely injured his other leg in a plane crash, found a new lease on life as a TBM volunteer.
By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
A Texas Baptist leader among women in ministry challenged students at Wayland Baptist University to view themselves as Jesus sees them and moderated a panel discussion in which women described their journeys into ministry.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Members of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas Young Latino Leadership Development Initiative set in motion “100 Projects in 2020,” a program seeking the discovery and development of young Latino leaders in Texas.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
“What would it look like to create a culture for global disciple-making?” Phillip Nation from the Baptist World Alliance asked a gathering of Texas Baptists.
By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
“Bad times for the culture are good times for the gospel,” Jim Denison, founding chief executive officer of the Denison Forum, told a workshop held in conjunction with the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting.
D.L. Lowrie, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and denominational leader, became the first recipient of the Paul Powell Award in preaching at the National Preaching Conference.
By Eric Black / Editor
During otherwise routine business sessions at their annual meeting, Texas Baptists endorsed a far-from-routine initiative to address the state’s foster care crisis.
In a deeply divided culture marked by a painful history, Christians can take courageous steps to build friendships with people in other racial and ethnic communities, two Dallas pastors told a Texas Baptist workshop.
Duane Brooks summed up the role of Texas Baptists—pastors and laity alike—in two simple words: proclaim Jesus.
By Teresa Young