TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_CONTENT TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_NAV
Gospel truth reasonable, but it demands faith commitment, conference speaker asserts

Lee Strobel: Gospel truth reasonable, but demands faith commitment

Proofs pointing to the reality of Jesus’ resurrection open the door for many skeptics to embrace faith in him, Lee Strobel told a crowd of more than 500 at the [un]Apologetic Conference at Hunters Glen Baptist Church in Plano.

ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

ETBU alum donates kidney to longtime friend

Shane Moore and Joey Sutton were boyhood friends and fraternity brothers at East Texas Baptist University. Now they share an even closer bond. Sutton donated a kidney to Moore.

Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

Texas Tidbits: Lilly Endowment grants $500,000 to Truett

The Lilly Endowment awarded a $500,000 grant to Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary to strengthen the quality of preaching.

Obituaries: Brent Ferren, James Carter

Brent Ferren, 61, died Jan. 25 in Glen Rose and James Carter, 80, died Jan. 26 in Shreveport, La.

CERI responds to flooding in Sri Lanka, 10 years after deadly tsunami

CERI responds to flooding in Sri Lanka, 10 years after deadly tsunami

Flooding in Sri Lanka in December prompted Children’s Emergency Relief International to help provide food and temporary shelter for displaced victims and coordinate plans to rebuild.

Texas Baptists’ hunger offering supports IMB development ministries

Texas Baptists’ hunger offering supports IMB development ministries

Texas Baptist's are giving  $103,000 in hunger offering funds to equip International Mission Board personnel to teach people how to sustain a fish farm in South America and meet other needs around the globe.

Container filled with ministry supplies arrives in Cuba

Container filled with ministry supplies arrives in Cuba

The world focused on Cuba in recent days, gauging the impact of restored diplomatic relations with the United States after more than 50 years. But for a Waco couple and a Texas Baptist Men volunteer team, a trek to Cuba was business as usual.

Christians’ collaborative passion can change a city, Denison says

Christians’ collaborative passion can change a city, Denison says

Collaborative passion is the only solution if Christians want to impact the city of Dallas, Jim Denison, founder of the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture, told participants in the second Movement Day Greater Dallas.

Texas Tidbits: DBU music program reaccredited

Texas Tidbits: DBU music program reaccredited

The National Association of Schools of Music granted reaccreditation to Dallas Baptist University’s music department.

Racial reconciliation must start with churches, pastors say

Racial reconciliation must start with churches, pastors say

More than 2,500 people attended the second Movement Day Greater Dallas event in Dallas, representing a diverse Christian leadership from business, education, health care, nonprofit organizations, government and churches hoping to transform the city through the cooperative efforts of God’s people.

Texas Baptists sign lease for new Dallas office space

Texas Baptists sign lease for new Dallas office space

Baptist General Convention of Texas executives signed a lease agreement Dec. 29, 2014, for office space in Dallas about eight miles north of the current Baptist Building near downtown. They finalized the sale of the Baptist Building to Baylor University Jan. 22.

Texas Baptists celebrate MLK Day by packing 23,000 meals

Texas Baptists celebrate MLK Day by packing 23,000 meals

The words “Vitamins!” “Protein!” and “Vegetables!” echoed across the concrete walls of Texas Baptist Men’s Dixon Mission Equipping Center as 175 Texas Baptist volunteers packed 23,000 meals on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to send to Liberia.

Obituaries: Verl Capps, Mike Gresham

Verl Capps, 89, longtime music minister and educator, died Jan. 18 in Waxahachie. Mike Gresham, 61, died Jan. 19 in Port Lavaca, where he was pastor of First Baptist Church.

Obituaries: Storm, Lyles, Hopper, Scott

Deaths: Ralph Storm, 86, Jan. 7 in Corpus Christi; Carter Lyles, 87, Jan. 9 in Carrollton; John David Hopper, 80, Jan. 10 in Houston; and Orville Scott, 80, Jan. 12 in Grand Saline.

Buckner’s 3 millionth pair of shoes given to Guatemalan child

Buckner’s 3 millionth pair of shoes given to Guatemalan child

Dulce Alquijay Raymundo was the recipient of the 3 millionth pair of shoes distributed through Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls.

 
 
Care to comment?

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , our editor.
Maximum length for publication is 250 words.
 

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Google+  RSS

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios