Good News Goods market helps church members reconsider

Within the last month, several congregations held fair-trade shopping markets produced by Good News Goods, the fair-trade initiative of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission.

Perryton churches give Christmas gift that shares hope

This Christmas season, three Perryton Baptist churches are sharing hope with Ochiltree County as they pray for local needs and go door-to-door delivering gift bags to their neighbors.

Singing Men make plans for Ukraine mission in 2010

The Singing Men of North Central Texas 2010 mission trip to Ukraine will mark two firsts for the musical group—travel by boat rather than bus through the Eastern European nation and an invitation for “mission partners” to join the musicians in ministry.

For five decades, Houston couple has brightened children’s Christmas

Over the years, about 4,000 children have received more than 40,000 gifts from George and Novice Bruner of Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston.

Commerce church providing hot Christmas meal for needy

First Baptist Church in Commerce plans to provide a hot meal and hope for 700 needy people this Christmas.

Texas Tidbits: Buckner, Baptist Memorials to affiliate

Leaders of Dallas-based Buckner Retirement Services and Baptist Memorials Ministries in San Angelo have signed an affiliation agreement.

East Texas church offers hot chocolate and hope

Members of First Baptist Church in Lufkin brought hope, hospitality and hot chocolate to go along with the twinkling lights and festive floats of the city’s Christmas parade.

Baptists provide corn, noodles for hungry Koreans

North Koreans suffering from a longstanding food shortage in their nation received $25,000 worth of food and grain provided by Texas Baptist Men, CBF and Baptist churches and individuals.

Samaritan House shows compassion to people with HIV/AIDS

When a group from Alsbury Baptist Church in Burleson regularly offer a "supper club" for residents of Samaritan House, a home on Fort Worth’s south side for people living with HIV/AIDS or other special needs. the hugs are more important than the cuisine.

New prayer guide highlights intercultural groups in Texas

As the nations have come to the Lone Star State, Texas Baptists’ intercultural ministries and the WMU of Texas are encouraging believers to pray for, care for and share the gospel with these people.

Hill Country ministry partners with food bank, grocery to multiply bounty

What began with two shelves of food at First Baptist Church in Granite Shoals has blossomed into an effort that feeds more than 4,000 people a month.

Through rain & snow, cowboy church pastor demonstrates a caring heart

The pastor of King’s Trail Cowboy Church in Van Alstyne is fasting 25 days while living out of a tent to raise awareness about people in need.

Children clothed in blessings when others discover joy of giving

Children at Texas Baptist Children’s Home are wearing blessings provided by an 8-year-old girl whose birthday wish was to make a difference and a mother who knows how important it is to feel loved.

Christmas in the Village benefits Breckenridge residents

About 1,200 friends of Breckenridge Village of Tyler, a faith-based residential community for adults with mild to moderate cognitive or developmental disorders, joined residents for the fourth annual Christmas in the Village celebration.

Christians need ‘theology of power,’ sociologist insists

Michael LindsayChristians need to develop “a theology of power,” sociologist Michael Lindsay concluded after interviewing 360 evangelicals who hold influential positions in politics, business, entertainment and academia.

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