Growing up in a church that allowed women to participate in business meetings only if their husbands were present, Janet Galarza never dared to imagine herself as a pastor.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Isabel Docampo was ordained a year after messengers to the 1984 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting passed a resolution opposing women’s ordination and limiting women’s roles in ministry to positions other than the pastorate.
The history of Texas Baptist women pastors dates back only two decades, more than twice as long as the history of Hispanic Baptist women pastors in the state.
The love of Christ held a woman together, changing a wealthy man’s heart and life and transforming a community. Today, that man’s son continues the work of Christ’s love and transformation in Bonton.
By Eric Black / Editor
The Asociación Bautista Latino Americana knows its efforts now can prepare Houston-area churches for better outcomes later.
A former pastoral staff member at Houston’s First Baptist Church has admitted to embezzling more than $800,000 from the congregation, according to media reports.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
A political civil war has raged in the Tarrant County GOP for months, pitting Republicans who see the need for diversity in the party against those who see any follower of Islam as a soldier in a “stealth jihad.”
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
One of the newest professors at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary hopes to add to the diversity of voices at the Texas Baptist school and make an impact on ministry to Texas’ growing Hispanic population.
A 10-week internship with the Christian human rights organization 21Wilberforce fueled a Howard Payne University student’s passion for advocacy and commitment to religious freedom.
By Seth Rainey / Howard Payne University
Nearly two months after Hurricane Michael made landfall, Texas Baptist Men chainsaw crews, emergency food-service workers, heavy equipment operators and other volunteers continue to offer disaster relief in the Florida Panhandle.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Cooperation can be a catalyst for change and a powerful tool for community ministry, and everyone involved in the birth of The Church at Junius Heights can bear witness to it.
By Kirsten McKimmey / Texas Baptist Communications
More than 100 Christians gathered for a Border Summit Nov. 17 in Matamoros, Mexico, to discuss the importance of ministry along the Texas/Mexico border.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications