When a tornado packing 100 mph winds hit an area on the northwest side of San Antonio, Texas Baptist Men volunteers from the area stepped up to meet their neighbors’ needs.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Texas Baptist Men chainsaw, feeding and shower units are responding to needs in Bowie after a storm damaged 200 homes and affected 50 businesses.
By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
Texas Baptists’ Bounce Student Disaster Recovery program is promoting the Bounce Back Home Day of Service on June 27.
By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
Multiple agencies have predicted a particularly active hurricane season in 2020. Dwain Carter with Texas Baptist Men prays the experts are wrong, but TBM is making the necessary preparations.
Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary plans to launch an extension campus for the San Antonio region in 2021, seeking to reach students who cannot pursue traditional, in-residence theological education.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
The Baptist General Convention of Texas operating budget took a significant COVID-19-related hit in April, the BGCT Executive Board learned in a May 19 video conference meeting. In executive session, the board approved a voluntary retirement package for eligible staff to “reset” the BGCT.
The cast of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s cancelled spring musical, “Carousel,” released an online recording of the show’s finale “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” produced via the Zoom meeting app.
By James Stafford / University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Baylor University regents adopted a $679.9 million annual operating budget for 2020-21, down $14.2 million from the most recent academic year’s budget and $70 million below the pre-pandemic projected budget for next year.
Silvia Briones, a missionary with Texas Baptist River Ministry, discovered new ways to serve—locally as a hospital chaplain and globally by offering training and organizing online prayer meetings—when the COVID-19 crisis restricted in-person ministry along the Rio Grande.
On a typical pre-pandemic Sunday, First Baptist Church in Lake Worth attracted about 40 worshippers, most of them senior adults. But by working with community partners, the church is helping to feed hundreds of Northwest Tarrant County families.
Less than two weeks after committing to provide 50,000 meals to unemployed Texans, Texas Baptist Men announced May 14 the ministry will provide 100,000 meals.
Texas Baptist musicians who had prayed for New York City and prepared to perform concerts in churches there have spent recent weeks sewing protective masks for a congregation in Queens to distribute to its ethnically diverse neighborhood.