Student volunteers help Mission Arlington minister in apartments

During spring break, more than 1,700 students from 15 states helped Mission Arlington fulfill it primary purpose—sharing the love of Christ.

Wayland students serve Najuatl people in Mexico

The Wayland Baptist University Mission Center and Baptist Student Ministries jointly sponsored a spring break mission trip to Mexico to work with the indigenous Najuatl people.

Mission Waco volunteers serve in Haiti

A 24-person team from Mission Waco recently spent eight days in Haiti, serving in the northeast region of the impoverished nation that suffered a devastating earthquake in January.

ETBU students serve from South Texas to Chicago

More than 40 ETBU students participated in teams that traveled to South Padre Island, Laredo and Chicago on mission trips coordinated by the ETBU Great Commission Center and Baptist Student Ministries.

BUA’s rondalla hits right note at BWA

The Baptist University of the Américas’ Rondalla de las Américas represented Latin America at the Baptist World Alliance’s recent Window on the World Concert.

BCFS ministry spans generations

The ministry of Baptist Child & Family Services came full circle recently. One of its first residents saw her own daughter become an adoptive parent.

Former BCFS foster child wants to ‘give back’

Dale Grayson recently returned to Baptist Child and Family Services campus to speak with some of the children and youth who are facing the same challenges and uncertainty with which he once struggled.

Audience involvement emphasized during annual UMHB Easter pageant

From dozens of preschool children sitting on the grass to senior citizens in lawn chairs, the UMHB Easter pageant drew record crowds to the Belton campus.

More than 1,000 Texas college students on mission over spring break

Unlike their peers who spent spring break partying on a beach or catching up on sleep, more than 1,000 college students chose to serve selflessly in more than 25 locations throughout the state, nation and world, proclaiming the hope of Christ and meeting needs.

HPU students focus on service, not surf and sun, in Galveston

A group of students from Howard Payne University spent spring break helping people affected by Hurricane Ike in Galveston, serving the homeless and participating in a prayerwalk around a Houston university.

Joel Gregory to present Maston Lectures at HSU

Joel Gregory, professor of preaching at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, will deliver the annual T.B. Maston Lectures at Hardin-Simmons University, April 5-6.

On the Move

Clayton Chisum to First Church in Andrews as associate pastor/youth minister from Field Street Church in Cleburne, where he was minister to students.

Baptist agency serves up Operation JAVA

Baptist Child & Family Services has launched a one-of-a-kind program called JAVA that provides at-risk teens with innovative on-the-job training opportunities that aim to deter juvenile crime.

Church takes gospel CDs to Junction homes

First Baptist Church in Junction is trying to share the gospel with every home in Junction by distributing 1,200 Texas Hope 2010 multimedia gospel compact discs.

Texas Tidbits: Bike Out Hunger Ride

Texas Baptists have planned a 445-mile bicycle ride to raise money for the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger and to raise awareness about how Texans can be involved in fighting hunger and making the state food-secure by 2015.
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