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
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 WMU of Texas board of directors elected Tamiko Jones, minister of missions and young adults at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, as the organization’s executive director-treasurer.
La Asociación Bautista de Dallas (DBA, por sus siglas en ingles) esta dando entrenamientos para que iglesias hispanas puedan tener miembros capacitados para el liderazgo.
A Dallas Baptist Association training center seeks to meet a critical need in Hispanic churches by equipping laity for service and leadership.
Churches provide a valuable service when they give bread to the hungry, Gaynor Yancey said. But Christians offer a greater service when they break bread with the poor, she believes.
Since Aug. 25 when Hurricane Harvey hit, more than 700 students in 37 teams from 24 Baptist Student Ministries have worked on relief projects in Corpus Christi, Houston, Beaumont and the surrounding areas.
By Analiz G. Schremmer / Texas Baptist Communications
Baylor Law School student and U.S. Army veteran Stephen Carl would rather talk about his passion for kids than his experiences on the battlefields of Afghanistan, but he can’t deny the common thread between the two—selfless sacrifice.
By Eric M. Eckert / Baylor University
Texas Baptist Men volunteers and their ministry partners from at least two-dozen other states have prepared more than 1 million meals for Hurricane Harvey survivors, first-responders and emergency personnel.