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TBM could provide pure water for up to 10,000 villagers in Peru

TBM could provide pure water for up to 10,000 villagers in Peru

Texas Baptist Men’s water ministry—working in cooperation with Water4, an Oklahoma-based nonprofit organization—is seeking partner churches and volunteers for a project that could provide pure water for between 7,000 and 10,000 people in remote areas of Peru.

       
Logsdon professor to chair Parliament of World Religions

Logsdon professor to chair Parliament of World Religions

A missions professor at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary will chair an international organization dedicated to cultivating harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities.

       

Diana Garland, social work educator & bridge builder, dies

Diana Richmond Garland, founding dean of Baylor University’s school of social work that now bears her name, died September 21.

       

Merger discussions regarding Baptist Standard and Baptist News Global suspended

Baptist Standard Publishing’s board of directors voted to suspend merger discussions with Baptist News Global until at least next summer.

       
Texas Tidbits: Gregory named to endowed chair at Truett Seminary

Texas Tidbits: Gregory named to endowed chair at Truett Seminary

Joel Gregory was installed Sept. 1 as holder of the George W. Truett Endowed Chair in Preaching and Evangelism at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
‘Silent sorrow’ of stillbirth or miscarriage can take spiritual toll, Baylor research says

Stillbirth or miscarriage can take spiritual toll, Baylor research says

Employers—and society in general—must become more empathetic to families grieving the death of a baby through stillbirth or miscarriage and, in many cases, facing a crisis of faith, a Baylor University researcher said.

       

Obituaries: Amelia Bishop, W.L. “Wimpy” Smith

Updated: Amelia Bishop, 94, a former president of the Texas WMU and recipient of the Texas Baptist Elder Statesman award, died Sept. 12 in Austin.  W.L. “Wimpy” Smith, 89, former missionary, denominational worker and executive secretary-treasurer of Texas Baptist Men, died in Dallas.

       
‘No limits’ for Texas youth who journey to BCFS camp in Rockies

‘No limits’ for Texas youth who journey to BCFS camp in Rockies

“The Leader in You: No Limits” was the camp theme for 34 Texas youth primarily from foster care at Silver Cliff Ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The camp was organized and underwritten by BCFS, formerly Baptist Child & Family Services.

       
Texas Tidbits: Clay shoot

Texas Tidbits: Clay shoot raises money for disaster relief

Shooting event raises money for disaster relief. Wayland named a top college for adult students. TBM cooperates with Salvation Army to provide pure water.

       

Obituaries: Lewis Zailer, Paul McClung, Rudy Camacho

Deaths of Lewis Zailer, 84; Paul McClung, 89; and Rudy Camacho, 79.

       
One Texas household in six struggles to avoid hunger

One Texas household in six struggles to avoid hunger

Texas has a higher percentage of food-insecure households than the national average and ranks second in the nation in terms of total households struggling to avoid hunger, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

       
Texas teen heals from anger

Texas teen heals from anger & abuse after turning to Christ

Seventeen-year-old Justin Spencer was with a missions team from Magnolia Creek Baptist Church in League City when an unexpected thing happened. Standing on the front porch of a house in Chalmettte, La., listening as his teammate Hailey presented the gospel, his heart quickened.

       
Texas Tidbits: RA campers fight hunger

Texas Tidbits: RA campers fight hunger

More than 140 boys and young men attending Royal Ambassadors/Challengers camp at Latham Springs Baptist Camp filled food packets with vitamins, protein and vegetables to provide 10,000 meals for hungry people.

       
Support the Baptist Standard on North Texas Giving Day

Sept. 17 giving day to benefit Baptist Standard Publishing

The Baptist Standard is participating in North Texas Giving Day. On Sept. 17, every donation of $25 and above will be multiplied when donors contribute to the Standard through www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org.

       
TBM volunteers provide disaster relief in Midwest

TBM volunteers provide disaster relief in Midwest

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers served throughout August in the storm-damaged and flood-ravaged Midwest.

       
 
 
 
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