Baylor LEAF literacy program hopes to branch out

LEAF—Learning English Among Friends—a literacy plan developed at Baylor University, is branching out.

Project Back to School educates Wichita Falls about local needs

Project Back to School mobilized Wichita Falls to meet the needs of children.

Kids Hope USA mentors seek to change children's lives

Buckner International helps Kids Hope USA connect and identify interested churches with schools in their area and support them through training, recruiting, screening and supervising each program.

Solid Foundation makes dreams a reality for low-income students

A church-based program in East Texas gives students—mostly from low-income housing projects—a chance to see the country, receive help with schoolwork, enjoy a free meal and hear God’s word.

Super Summer draws highest enrollment in decade

This summer marked the highest enrollment for Super Summer in a decade, with 3,089 students attending the leadership- and evangelism-based camp during five sessions held at Texas Baptist universities.

AROUND THE STATE: Truett Seminary to name honorary alumni

Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary will honor several people as honorary alumni during its fall convocation Aug. 25.

ON THE MOVE: Chris Anguiano has resigned as pastor of First Church in Dale.

Chris Anguiano has resigned as pastor of First Church in Dale.

TEXAS TIDBITS: ETBU sets date for inauguration

East Texas Baptist University will hold the inauguration ceremony for Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver as the school’s 12th president at 2 p.m., Oct. 2.

Sabinal churches celebrate life, share hope with community

Churches in Sabinal are joining together to reach, touch their community.

Baylor ministerial students awarded scholarships

Eighteen Baylor University ministerial students have been named the initial recipients of endowed scholarships made possible through a $4 million gift from the estate of Allene Hubler, who designated the money for Baylor’s ministry guidance program.

Acton Baptist Church takes action to reach community

Through Texas Hope 2010, Texas Baptists are seeking to pray for, care for and share their faith with the community around them. Acton Baptist Church is doing all three.

WMU asked to intercede for every Texas Hope 2010 county captain

County captains are organizing Scripture distribution throughout the state as part of Texas Hope 2010, and Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas has agreed to head an effort to pray for every leader by name.

GoNow missionaries reap summer harvest

During 2009, Go Now Missions commissioned 330 student missionaries, with 242 of them serving this summer. These students served in 18 Texas towns, as well as 14 states and 33 countries.

Professor chooses church over seminary job


A music professor has taken early retirement at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary rather than resigning a part-time position and moving his membership from a church that the Southern Baptist Convention declared out of fellowship in June.

Youth minister dies in hiking accident

New Home Baptist Church in Lubbock mourned the loss of a new youth minister killed in a hiking accident at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
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