The Baptist General Convention of Texas named Leighton Flowers leader of its evangelism team, effective April 2.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
Two Houston pastors are committed to multiplying their ministry by investing in the theological education of other Hispanic ministers in the area.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, the congregation whose members were targeted by a gunman in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, will begin construction of a new worship center and education building in May.
By Mike Ebert / North American Mission Board
Fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Theo Brown still vividly remembers the events of that evening and the days that followed.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
When Melba Zapata accepted the call as lead pastor of New Wine Church in La Feria this year, she became one of the first Hispanic Baptist women pastors in Texas.
Christians who believe the Bible will not allow them to bless same-sex unions have a responsibility to become family to LGBT individuals, a Houston pastor told participants at a Texas Baptist conference.
Christians cannot cling to privileged positions and honestly claim to “do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God,” an African-American pastor from Philadelphia told the Micah 6:8 Conference.
Both the kingdom of God and the needs of communities are too great for any single congregation to operate in isolation, panelists told participants at a conference sponsored by Texas Baptists’ Christian Life Commission.
More than 1,400 middle school, high school and college students served across the United States in Texas Baptist mission endeavors over spring break.
By Kalie Lowrie and Kirsten McKimmey / Texas Baptist Communications
The Fort Worth area leads the state in infant mortality, but Tarrant Baptist Association is working in cooperation with churches and social service agencies to save young lives by providing babies a safe sleep surface.
Texas has become a national leader in school breakfast participation, moving up to 10th in the state rankings, thanks in part to the passage in 2013 of Texas Senate Bill 376—the “Universal Breakfast Bill.”
By Kasey Ashenfelter / Texas Hunger Initiative
Senior adults at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene have established deep relationships a neighboring elementary school.