River Ministry missionaries in McAllen, Laredo and El Paso noted a significant decrease in the number of immigrants crossing into Texas, but missionaries on the Mexican side of the border have seen—and responded to—increased needs.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
A ministry assistant from an East Texas church became the first student to graduate with an Advanced Certificate of Ministry in Children’s Ministry, a program jointly sponsored by Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary and the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
Acquiring a visa that allows a foreign-born pastor to live and work in the United States can be complicated, and it often takes pastors and churches significant effort to understand the process.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Two years after Hurricane Harvey severely damaged the First Baptist Church in Refugio building, church members and community leaders gathered to celebrate the dedication of the remodeled facility.
Baptist Standard Publishing is participating in North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 19. Donations will be multiplied when donors contribute through the North Texas Giving Day website.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
The first wave of Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers left North Texas on Sept. 3, bound for a Deep South site where they will be closer to areas of greatest need after Hurricane Dorian reaches the U.S. coast.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
When classes began for the fall semester at Texas A&M University, the Aggie Baptist Student Ministry launched a new ministry to reach Hispanic students.
Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary returned to its birthplace for the school’s 25th annual convocation, as speakers reflected on the seminary’s past and considered its future.
Student athlete Tanner Wright—who was born with an underdeveloped left arm— not only represented Hardin-Simmons University, but also the United States in the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
By Felicity Neptune / Hardin-Simmons University
Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep—a negative for themselves and potentially for those who receive their care, Baylor University researchers say.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
The Village Church asserted it is not liable for damages suffered by a woman who alleges she was sexually abused at age 11 by a youth pastor who served the church at the time.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
When First Baptist Church in Corpus Christi escaped the brunt of Hurricane Harvey, the congregation decided its job was to support others.