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Wayland senior defines future, call with semester in Africa

Jessica Riemersma recently returned from West Africa as a semester missionary through a partnership involving the IMB and the BGCT's Go Now Missions program.
       

Texas Baptist Men chainsaw crews at work in Arkansas

Texas Baptist Men sent six teams of volunteers armed with chainsaws to help people in Arkansas affected by ice storms.
       

Eight-year-old birthday girl discovers the joy of giving

A young girl’s birthday present became a Valentine’s gift of love to hungry children.
       

Hispanic Baptist leader Rudy Sanchez dies at age 72

Rudy Sanchez, a key Hispanic leader in the Baptist General Convention of Texas for decades, died Feb. 7 in Dallas. He served as the first Hispanic chairman of the BGCT Executive Board.
       

Around the State

East Texas Baptist University will hold “Shadow Days” for high school seniors and college transfer students Feb 12-13.
       

On the Move

Vernon Andrews to Friendship Church in Beeville as pastor from First Church in Pettus, where he was interim pastor.
       

Texas Tidbits: BaptistWay offers free adult Bible study material

BaptistWay Press is offering to churches Good News in the New Testament, a 13-session New Testament survey, for only the cost of shipping.
       

Texas Hope: Prayer for Big Spring households

First Baptist Church in Big Spring has pledged to pray for the 2,500 households within a one-mile radius of its facilities.
       

No fourth term for Hispanic Baptist president

The Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas will pass the torch of leadership at its annual meeting this summer, President Baldemar Borrego said, announcing he will not seek an unprecedented fourth term.
       

CLC, Baylor School of Social Work partner for Texas Hunger Initiative

The Baylor Center for Family & Community Ministries has partnered with the Baptist General Convention of Texas Christian Life Commission to create the Texas Hunger Initiative, a project to alleviate hunger across the state by strengthening church food ministries.
       

Baptists in Congo seek help for ministry to refugees

A Baptist group in the Democratic Republic of Congo has appealed for help in its ministry to refugees, and an expatriate pastor in Texas wants to answer the call.
       

Environmental damage hurts children and elderly most

Environmental degradation presents the greatest danger to the most vulnerable people—particularly children and the elderly, a Houston pediatrician told the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission’s annual conference.
       

Human trafficking is all too real, filmmaker discovers

Justin Dillon, a San Francisco musician moved by the plight of women searching for a better life who fall into prostitution, told participants at the CLC conference about Call and Response,  a musical documentary film he directed on human trafficking.
       

Lockney church opens facility to students, faculty of burned school

After Lockney High School burned, by 10 a.m. the next day, a plan was in place to get students back in the classroom—the Sunday school classrooms of the local churches.
       

God using Texas Baptists to draw state to himself, speakers say

God is calling Texas to himself, and Texas Baptists are one of the tools he can use to bring the state closer, according to the featured speaker during the Baptist General Convention of Texas-sponsored Hispanic Evangelism Conference.
       
 
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