Less than 24 hours after Hurricane Ike swept through the eastern one-third of Texas, Texas Baptists mobilized to respond to needs in Southeast Texas, which took the brunt of the storm’s force.
By John Hall, Texas Baptist Communications
More than 400 Dallas Baptist University freshmen, transfer students and upperclassmen sponsors scattered across the Dallas-Fort Worth area to serve 11 community sites as part of SWAT—Student Welcome and Transition, the school’s orientation program for new students.
Ten students from the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing journeyed to Mexico with the idea of serving people by providing health services. What they experienced was a time of joy and spiritual rejuvenation.
Leaders met to discuss Texas Hope 2010.
Scott Willingham has been named local congregation evangelism specialist with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and Rand Jenkins has been named director of Cooperative Program/marketing.
As Hurricane Ike took aim at the Texas coast, Texas Baptists began mobilizing to meet the needs of people who might evacuate South Texas.
By John Hall, BGCT Communications
On the move chronicles the pastoral and staff changes at churches around the state.
Daniel Dreisbach will speak on “The Bible and American Culture” at Houston Baptist University’s Dunham Bible Museum Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
A team of four Baylor University research students are working to loosen the grip of poverty through the better use of coconuts.
By Kaitlin Chapman, Communications Intern
For Aaron Valenzuela, 21, life was ruled by the thrill of gang life, running the streets and abusing drugs until he found redemption and a new life in Christ.
As Hurricane Ike takes aim at the Texas coast, Texas Baptists have begun mobilizing to meet the needs of people who may evacuate South Texas.
This summer, mission plans at First Baptist Church in Tyler were guided by a Starr. Sarah Starr, school librarian and former church librarian, led the church to become involved with a literacy program in the Rio Grande Valley.
By Carol Gene Graves, Literacy ConneXus