Members of the Apostolos service group from Wayland Baptist University do nothing more than shoot some hoops and play volleyball with kids, but the mentoring partnership project is seeing benefits even in its early stages.
By Teresa Young, Wayland Baptist University
Residents and staff at Breckenridge Village of Tyler recently were joined by 1,000 of their closest friends to celebrate the third annual Christmas in the Village.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
Members of Oak View Baptist Church in Irving provided more than 2,000 traditional Thanksgiving meals to apartment complexes throughout the city and also donated meals to the Irving Police Department.
By Leann Callaway, Special to the Baptist Standard
In the wake of Hurricane Ike, several Texas Baptist churches are stepping up to help First Baptist Church of South Houston through the recovery process. On Nov. 23, the congregation did the same for a church in Galveston.
By John Hall, Texas Baptist Communications
Young adults who recently aged out of the foster care system—or will soon—celebrated a Thanksgiving meal at Trinity Baptist Church with peers and mentors from the Baptist Child & Family Services’ Preparation for Adult Living program.
By Haley Smith, Baptist Child & Family Services
Nine couples with Texas ties were among missionaries appointed by the International Mission Board during a Nov. 14 ceremony at First Church in Houston.
Pat Otwell, who ministered to Alzheimer’s patients in three Paris nursing facilities from 1983 until 1997, has written a book titled Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Families to help pastors with the tools to make the effort.
By George Henson, Staff Writer, Baptist Standard
BaptistWay Press is offering a free devotional for the Advent and Christmas seasons.
Stephen Allen to First Church in Cranfills Gap as pastor.
Don Piper, author of 90 Minutes in Heaven, will be the chapel speaker at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Dec. 3 at 11 a.m.
Economic hard times are putting pressure on charities scrambling to meet rising need this Thanksgiving.
By Bob Allen
Nathan George, a child of missionaries, came to the conclusion God created human beings for meaningful work. So he started a fair-trade organization called Trade as One that helps poor and marginalized workers by bringing together markets and missions.
By Ken Camp, Managing Editor, Baptist Standard