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.

Sunday school class shares gospel with entire ZIP code

Thanks to a Sunday school class at Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas, more than 18,700 homes will hear about the hope of Christ in the coming months.

Baylor professor suggests Crusades got a bum rap

In his new book God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades, Baylor  University professor Rodney Stark says the Crusaders's motives have been misunderstood.

Around the State

First Church in Perryton is spearheading an effort among churches to offset the shortfall of last year’s Lottie Moon Offering.

On the Move

Corby Brizendine to First Church in Somerville as pastor from First Church in Shidler, Okla.

Texas Tidbits

The Goldsbury Foundation awarded Baptist Child & Family Services nearly $200,000 to launch a new Family Ties program to improve parenting and reduce child abuse among low-income families in the southernmost portion of Bexar County.

Word of God can transform the world, speakers tell African-American conference

The Bible provides words that can transform individuals and—in turn—the world, speakers told worshippers during the African-American Fellowship of Texas Conference.
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