When she moved back to Amarillo after college, Kristi Moore longed to be part of WMU again, but there wasn’t a missions group option available at First Baptist for her young adult age group. She changed that.
09/29/2020 - By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
Whether responding to controversy, revising curriculum or coping with a pandemic, every decision at Baylor University is considered in light of the school’s Christian mission, President Linda Livingstone asserted.
09/29/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
After more than 40 years living and working among the marginalized, Jimmy Dorrell believes wealthy Christians desperately need to learn essential lessons only poor people can teach them.
09/28/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
When the COVID-19 pandemic left many families hurting for food, Pastor Oscar Epps asked his church to give generously. Community Missionary Baptist Church responded, launching a food drive at its campuses in Cedar Hill and DeSoto.
09/24/2020 - By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
About three years after they received help after Hurricane Harvey, members of First Baptist Church in Nederland served Southeast Texas residents affected by Hurricane Laura.
09/23/2020 - By Claire Collins
If Hardin-Simmons University cannot honor donors’ wishes regarding how their gifts are used, it should return the charitable gifts, according to an open letter to the university’s board of trustees.
09/22/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Messengers to Texas Baptists’ virtual annual meeting will consider a $34,266,688 total Texas 2021 budget, a decrease of $833,779 from this year’s budget.
Hugo Garcia believes when he was called to become pastor of Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church, God also commissioned him to develop a Christian program for teens in East Central El Paso.
09/21/2020 - By Carolyn Tomlin
A 21-year-old minister from Arlington who endorsed Joe Biden for president on social media said the pastor of the church where he completed a year-long pastoral internship told him his license to the gospel ministry would “not be renewed.”
09/17/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas and Buckner International to cancel its in-person Women’s Build missions project in the Rio Grande Valley, but a qualified family in Peñitas still will gain a new home.
09/15/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
In spite of dire predictions, COVID-19 generally had a less-severe-than-anticipated impact on fall enrollment at most Texas Baptist universities.
09/14/2020 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have sued a charitable foundation they say is trying to misuse millions of dollars in assets.
09/09/2020 - By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service