When a surge in the Rio Grande forced the evacuation of several hundred homes in Presidio and flooded 350 homes across the border in Ojinaga, Texas Baptists responded.
By John Hall, Texas Baptist Communications
As evacuees return to Southeast Texas, early reports indicate a significant number of Texas Baptist churches in the area sustained damage when Hurricane Ike blew through the state.
Texas Baptist groups serving in the wake of Hurricane Ike primarily need two things—volunteers and funds.
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students provided respite for the Hurrican Ike evacuees.
By Paul Aaron, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
The remnants of Hurricane Ike—still packing tropical storm-force winds—hit East Texas Baptist University, leaving the entire campus without electricity for 28 hours after the storm knocked down trees and power lines.
By Mike Midkiff, East Texas Baptist University
Trustees at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor unanimously elected Randy O’Rear the university’s 19th president and chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2009.
Baptist Child & Family Services is seeking Christian families in San Antonio to adopt and foster children in need.
Red-letter Christians committed to taking Christ’s teachings seriously have the potential to transform society in a way that moves beyond partisan politics, author and educator Tony Campolo told an ethics conference at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.
By Ken Camp, Managing Editor
In an East Texas town where Hurricane Ike left neighborhoods without electricity, two groups of Texas Baptist volunteers have energy to spare—and share.
Houston Baptist University was not spared the wrath of Hurricane Ike as it roared through Houston in the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 13.
By Martha Morrow, Houston Baptist University
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.
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.