Baylor, Buckner partnership plants seeds of hope in Kenya

One family’s desire to honor its heritage has led to a partnership between Buckner International and Baylor University that promises hope for the future of many Kenyan orphans and their families.

Good Samaritan parable provides the model for Victim Relief Ministries

Victim Relief Ministries hopes eventually to see a “prayed up, mission-ready” trained crisis responder in every church.

Texas Baptists give help, hope to Dallas students

Working with Frito-Lay and a local cosmetology school, Texas Baptist Men and the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board staff provided lunch, backpacks, school supplies and gospel presentations for 1,000 Dallas students.

Expansion of counseling services helps churches and community

Growing need led South Texas Children's Home Ministries to expand its counseling services in Victoria.

Wayland biology student learns about medical missions in Kenya

Wayland Baptist University senior Colby Schniederjan wasn’t sure what to expect when he signed up for the summer mission trip to Kenya.

Answering the call: Christians fight hunger with frontline ministries

In the effort to alleviate hunger and spread the hope of Christ, Texas Baptists are teaming up across the state to make a difference with a variety of resources and skills.

Texas enacts landmark human trafficking legislation

Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Aug. 20 landmark legislation against human trafficking, a bill the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission helped navigate through the lawmaking process.

The power of advocacy: One person with passion can make a difference

Hunger is defeated one person at a time, according to Christians working on the issue.

Churches work with public schools to bless students, parents & teachers

Some Christians may have written off public education, but others are discovering innovative ways to develop meaningful relationships with public schools.

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.
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