The state has a vested interest in promoting healthy marriages, and churches can help by providing premarital education, several marriage education advocates told a group of North Texas ministers.
By Ken Camp, Managing Editor
New photos have been posted from the Youth Evangelism Conference, June 27-28 in Dallas.
By John Hall, Texas Baptist Communications
Ken Shotts, 82, remembers everything he learns about the residents at Buckner Retirement Village. To help him remember, writes it all down in his hymnal—the same book he’s used more than three and a half decades.
By Vanessa Mosharaf, Buckner International
A half-dozen Wayland Baptist University students traveled to the Balkans hoping to teach lessons about God’s love to the people there. In the process, they learned lessons to last a lifetime.
By Jonathan Petty, Wayland Baptist University
Katelyn and Zoe Bachman are the only two children in Texas to be diagnosed with Crigler-Najjar Syndrome. Neither Jeff Bachman, minister of youth and evangelism at First Baptist Church in Pleasanton, nor his wife, Tammy, a first-grade teacher, knew they were carriers of the disease.
By George Henson, Baptist Standard staff writer
Hispanic Texas Baptist church leaders should overcome negativity by relying on what God is calling them to do, President Baldemar Borrego told messengers to the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas.
Plastic surgeon Keith Rose does more than reconstruct bones and tissue. He changes lives every time he returns to a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
By Carrie Joynton, Communications Intern
Gospel for Asia’s Compassion Services teams are still decontaminating wells with equipment and knowledge they received from Texas Baptist Men after the 2004 tsunami.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
Tim Ahlen, pastor of Forest Meadow Baptist Church in Dallas, has taken groups to Southern Sudan for four years to evangelize, but he uses "storying" rather than expository preaching to introduce the gospel.
For the members of First Baptist Church in Palestine, sharing names with a Middle Eastern territory has led to a connection with Christians on the West Bank.
A volunteer missions team from Children’s Emergency Relief International made bricks the people of Curachitos. Mexico, will use to build the school that—they hope—will allow their children to get more than the 6th grade education currently available in the isolated village.
By Craig Bird, Baptist Child & Family Services
Hard work paid off for the winners of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament.