Every month, an El Paso-area church with about 60 members prepares food boxes for 50 families in need.
By Carolyn Tomlin
A former associate children’s minister at The Village Church, a Dallas-area Southern Baptist megachurch, has been indicted for indecency with a child involving sexual contact.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Skateboarding is a subculture complete with clothing, magazines, music, lingo and values, “a celebration of irresponsibility” where teenagers find a home and belonging. John Barnard did until men from a church took a chance.
By Eric Black / Editor
With a grant from the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio and additional support from the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation, Baptist Temple in San Antonio built an inclusive playground to serve children on the city’s Southside.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Members of the East Texas Baptist University hockey team competed with international teams, toured significant sites, worshipped with local churches, conducted sports clinics for children and volunteered at homeless shelters during a mission trip to Slovakia.
By Kristin Williams / East Texas Baptist University
Christian Latina Leadership Institute students interact and learn from accomplished Hispanic women in different fields, including ministry, nonprofits and business.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Lawmakers across party lines joined members of the faith community and other advocates for children and young women at a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol calling for an end to human trafficking.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Texas Baptists began the new year by entering missions partnerships with the Northwest Baptist Convention and the Baptist State Convention of Michigan.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
The persistent plague of racism in the United States requires conscientious American Christians not just to be non-racist but to become anti-racist, cultural commentator Jemar Tisby told a Baylor University audience.
Daniel “Tiny” Dominguez understands the challenge of honoring tradition and embracing change.
Every Friday, Art and Susan Green serve dinner to international students from Hardin-Simmons University and Abilene Christian University, making them feel at home even when they are away from their families.
By Lucila Decia / Hardin-Simmons University
Observing the sabbath can be tough for ministers, but taking time away from the demands of ministry can help them maintain emotional, physical and spiritual health.