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Missions and business work together in the Dominican Republic

Missions and business commingle in the Dominican Republic, where Buckner International will work alongside Wilshire Baptist Church and Esperanza International, a 14-year-old Christian microfinance organization, to make an impact on families through small-business start-up loans and community programs.
       

Gifts surprise Baylor School of Social Work faculty and staff

Faculty and staff at Baylor University’s School of Social Work lived out O. Henry’s story, “The Gift of the Magi,” when they surprised each other this Christmas with their choice of gifts.
       

On the Move

Darrell Halk to Southmont Church in Denton as minister to students.
       

Hot rod ministry rolls out of Northeast Texas church

James McNeal believes his drive to the National Hot Rod Association’s winners’ circle began in the choir loft of Immanuel Baptist Church in Paris. With Video
       

Age no excuse for lack of exercise, physical therapist insists

A few simple exercises can help senior adults maintain the independence they desire, a Hardin-Simmons University professor contends. But that call to exercise comes with a caveat.
       

Sports camps seek to change lives–one game at a time

Sports Ministry of North Texas saw more than 50 elementary and middle school students begin relationships with Christ through the four campsconducted in 2009.
       

Baptist students gain a taste of global poverty

Seven college students from Baptist Student Ministries around Texas learned about global hunger issues as they spent a week at the World Hunger Farm, near Waco.
       

Comanche church gives out CDs for Texas Hope 2010

As part of their participation in Texas Hope 2010, Texas Baptists in Comanche County have ordered 2,500 evangelistic compact discs to distribute throughout the area.
       

Ringing phone signals church’s call to serve

When The manager of a nearby apartment complex phoned Templo Jerusalem Baptist Church in Victoria and asked its members to consider starting a ministry on the premises, "we felt like it was a godsend,” said Pastor Ricky Garcia.
       

Role of religion in society debated in State Board of Education hearing

Texas capitolTexas citizens debated the role of religion in society—and particularly of Christianity in American history—as the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing Jan. 13 on social studies curriculum for public schools.

       

Building damaged, congregation hopeful after Little Hope fire

The East Texas community bears the name “Little Hope,” but that doesn’t reflect the Baptist congregation there, despite a fire New Year’s Day that destroyed the church’s fellowship hall, kitchen and education space.
       

Trip to Myanmar prompts launch of Karen refugee church in Austin

More than 1,000 Karen refugees from Myanmar—formerly called Burma—moved to Austin in recent years. Now  Baptists in the area have started a church focused on reaching them.

 

       

CERI completes decade delivering hope to orphans in Eastern Europe

For a decade, volunteers from throughout the United States have spent their Christmas vacations in Eastern Europe making the harsh winter a little warmer for orphans.
       

Around the State

Dillon International will present a free adoption information meeting from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Buckner Children’s Home Campus in Dallas.
       

On the Move

Bill Anderson has completed an interim pastorate at First Church in Sulphur Springs.
       
 
 
 
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