The call to pursue the common good in an increasingly polarized political environment involves understanding meaningful communication and community—behavior the church uniquely is qualified to model, theologian and ethicist Oliver O’Donovan told a Baylor University audience.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
As Hurricane Florence approached the Carolinas, Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers prepared for likely deployment to the East Coast, while also keeping a watchful eye on a storm forming in the Gulf of Mexico.
Theologians, clergy and community organizers from across the country met at the border between Sunland Park, N.M., and Juarez, Mexico, to urge a more humane U.S. response to immigrants.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Bereaved children whose late mothers were very religious are likely to be less religious after their mother dies than youths who did not suffer a maternal loss, a Baylor University study has found.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
One in seven Texas households had limited or uncertain access to food in recent years, a new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed.
Survivors of trafficking, prostitution, abuse and addiction share a story… It takes communities to place individuals in these situations, and it takes community to provide healing and empowerment to survivors. We are this community.
By Eric Black / Editor
Jorge Zapata couldn’t help but notice the lack of resources in the Rio Grande Valley, but instead of looking for wealth to respond to the community, he thought creativity would be a better approach.
One year after Category 4 Hurricane Harvey wrecked and ravaged communities along the Texas Gulf Coast, signs of renewal and hope are evident in the Texas Baptists churches serving along the storm’s path.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
When a mother and child seeking asylum in the United States faced deportation last year, Natalie Webb, pastor of Covenant Baptist Church in San Antonio, knew her congregation had the resources and the ability to help.
When residents at Baptist Retirement Community in San Angelo need transportation to a doctor’s appointment, they know they have more than a free ride available. They have a friend in the driver’s seat.
This summer, Baptist Temple in San Antonio found a way both to strengthen its community ministries and provide hands-on experience for a Baptist University of the Américas student.
Talk to James Bell even for a few minutes, and the subject of “vision” will arise.