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Parents of missionaries given safe place to talk

Parents of missionaries support their children’s ministry, but they also need support from other missionary parents who understand the hardship of being apart from their children, according to Susan Kilcoyne, state coordinator for the Missionary Parents’ Fellowship.

Truett grad with cerebral palsy needs missionary companion in India

HerschapJust like the Apostle Paul needed Luke the physician as his traveling companion on missionary journeys, Heather Herschap, a wheelchair-bound young woman who feels called to India, needs someone to serve alongside her.

Bivocational minister’s conference celebrates family, friends & Christ

Bivocational ministers and their spouses gathered at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to discuss “Simple Solutions for Tough Times: Living By Faith” during the annual Bivocational Smaller Church Ministers and Spouses Statewide Conference.

BCFS enables teens to embark on ‘road to independence’

More than 125 San Antonio teenagers took their first steps toward a college degree and brighter future by participating in “The Road to Independence”—a self-sufficiency conference and job fair sponsored by Baptist Child & Family Services.

DBU students discover meaning of ‘pure and undefiled religion’

A 15-member team of students, faculty and staff from DBU ministered to 75 orphans in Guatemala.

Pastors of small churches get big boost at Truett Seminary

Graduates of Truett Seminary's self-paced, online certification program for small-church and bivocational ministry explain why they value the program.

Asian churches meet needs of refugees from Bhutan

About 200 Houston-based Bhutanese refugees received medical and dental treatment from volunteers at Carrollton-based New Song Church and Asian-American Church of Houston.

Baylor students help bring pure water to Rwandan children

Thirty-five Baylor University business, social work and engineering students—along with six faculty members—served two weeks in Rwanda in partnership with Bridge2Rwanda, an organization seeking to advance Rwandan technological and enhance education with specialized training from outside agencies.

San Antonio adoptive family grows two by two

Soon after William and Dana Ryann married, he battled cancer and underwent radiation, making natural conception unlikely. Since the couple wanted children, and she had been adopted herself, it didn’t take them long to decide to adopt.

Around the State

Paisano Baptist Encampment will hold its 89th consecutive general encampment beginning July 26 and running through lunch July 31.

Handful of Ethiopian Christians grow into denomination

Lauralee Lindholm and husband Ray Windsor Park Baptist Church in DeSoto returned to Ethiopia after 20 years to find a growing Baptist population.

Del Rio congregation uses recreation to reach community

Ruben Chairez, pastor of Primera Iglesia Bautista in Del Rio, wants to meet his community’s spiritual needs through recreation.

Jazz Messengers bring music to ‘forgotten’ people

A musical group from Tyler used their talents to show a community in Peru continuing to recover from an earthquake two years ago that Christians still care for them.

Obsolete sound equipment finds new home on mission field

While the digitization of television signals June 12 garnered wide publicity, many churches were left unaware their wireless microphone systems also were affected.

On the Move

Abbey Allison to First Church in Amarillo as summer children’s intern.
 
 
 
 
 
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