Texas Baptist leaders met at an April 16 summit to discuss the foster care crisis in Texas and seek ways for churches and ministries to respond.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
Jorge Zapata hopes to help Texas churches in Texas resist the temptation to focus inwardly and instead recognize opportunities to make an impact in their communities.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their own.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
The curious keep coming to Mount Carmel, site of the rural complex where David Koresh—leader of an apocalyptic religious sect known as the Branch Davidians—and 75 followers perished in a firestorm on April 19, 1993.
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
God wants Christians to pursue a close relationship with him to bring others to faith in Christ and to edify all God’s people, speakers stressed at the Woman Missionary Union of Texas annual meeting and missions celebration.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission has partnered with Prison Fellowship and more than 150 other organizations to observe April as Second Chance Month for ex-offenders.
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported rule violations to the NCAA regarding benefits provided to two football players and suspended the university’s head football coach.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Donors supporting First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs after the mass murder of 26 worshippers there can be assured of the church’s integrity in handling donations, the church said in an April 12 open letter.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
An initiative in San Antonio has brought together clergy from different faiths to find a solution for affordable housing in a city where 19 percent of residents live at or below the poverty line.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
Charles McKnight has seen plenty of highs and lows during his 35 years as pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Rockport. One highlight is the relationship First Baptist Church in Athens established with his congregation after Hurricane Harvey.
The Baptist Bible Institute at Baptist University of the Américas—off-site instructional centers that provide basic training to Hispanic church leaders—is rooted in the school’s founding mission.
Communities grounded in the particularities of religion have the capacity to form moral character substantive enough to deal with life’s ethical challenges, cultural analyst James Davison Hunter told a Baylor University crowd.