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Who are Texas Baptists?

A statistical profile developed offers a revealing look at how the composition of the BGCT has changed.
       

Hurricane relief leads to Church2Church Partnerships network

Whenever a disaster strikes a church or individual, restoring order is an enormous task when done alone. That’s why Texas Baptists are establishing Church2Church Partnerships to bring hope and help to people and congregations caught in a disaster by connecting them to churches able to offer restoration.
       

Texas Baptist chaplains offer solace in the wake of Fort Hood tragedy

In the wake of tragedy at  a mammoth Central Texas military post, Texas Baptists are helping people find comfort in Christ. Four chaplains endorsed by the Baptist General Convention of Texas are ministering directly to victims of the Nov. 5 shooting at Fort Hood that left 13 dead and 29 wounded.
       

Chaplains at Fort Hood mobilize after tragic shooting

About a dozen Southern Baptist chaplains stationed at Fort Hood in central Texas began ministering in the aftermath of a shooting on post Nov. 5 that left 13 people dead and 30 wounded.
       

Sharing hope behind walls of Huntsville prison

Chaplain Larry Hart prays for a man during an altar call at a Huntsville Unit chapel service. THe event was part of CityReach.
       

Around the State

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor College of Humanities will host former Baptist Standard cartoonist Doug Dillard as he presents a lecture on “The World of Cartoon Publishing” Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. in the Brindley Auditorium of the York Science Center.
       

Texas Tidbits

The Mission Centers of Houston will be the recipients of a canned food drive at the BGCT annual meeting in Houston, Nov. 16-17.
       

Texas Baptists to gather in Houston, wanting to share hope

Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting are gathering Nov. 16-17 with an eye toward Easter. They will focus on how they can pray for neighbors, care for people in need and share the gospel with every Texan by Easter 2010.
       

Conference set to discuss Calvinism, leadership styles

The Center for Effective Leadership and the Center for Informed Faith are coming together to encourage discussion on Calvinism and effective leadership styles during a new event called the G-5 Leadership Conference, scheduled Nov. 17 after the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
       

Cambodian pastor returns with the gospel to land he fled 30 years ago

Cambodian pastor Rindo Nong describes his flight from the Khmer Rouge in 1979, his conversion to Christ in a Thai refugee camp and a journey to the Philippines and then to Fort Worth, Texas. He now is pastor of a Cambodian mission church sponsored by Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
       

Struggles bring Christians closer to God, speaker asserts

At times, ministry—like life itself—will be a struggle, Francis Chan, author of Crazy Love and pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, Calif., told the Youth Ministry Conclave.
       

Schools welcome appropriate help, administrator says

Participants pray during Youth Ministry Conclave, a Texas Baptist-sponsored event for youth workers and leaders.
       

DBU students share basketball, cheerleading and the gospel in Korea

A 42-member team of student athletes, cheerleaders, coaches, trainers and staff from Dallas Baptist University spent fall break in Seoul, South Korea, leading sports clinics for children and youth, ministering to homeless people and sharing their faith.
       

Musician honors promise to his father, the pastor

Before singer/songwriter Josh Wilson received his first guitar, he had to make a promise to his father to use the instrument for God.
       

Religious freedom requires Baptists to hold in tension certain principles

Baptists must hold in tension three sets of paradoxical ideas if they are to remain faithful to their heritage and champion freedom, Brent Walker told participants at the T.B. Maston Christian Ethics Award Dinner Oct. 30 in Dallas.
       
 
 
 
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