Around the State: Buckner teams with Center for Informed Faith

Buckner International and the Center for Informed Faith have announced an alliance combining efforts to promote the center’s mission of equipping Christians while enabling Buckner to expand its global work on behalf of children and families.

Program helps low-income students aim high

Thanks in large part to a college scholarship program supported by Baptist Child & Family Services, Ariana Hernandez was accepted to enroll at Angelo State University.

Big gift by small church makes global impact

A gift to Buckner International from Memorial Baptist Church in Taylor has changed the face of care for children in Mexico and Ethiopia.

Chainsaw gang provides four great days of service

Three men from Irving—two from Plymouth Park Baptist Church, one from a nearby Church of Christ—literally let the chips fall where they might during the city of Irving's recent ninth annual faith-based Great Days of Service.

Comedic duo admittedly “Far From Ordinary”

Brad Davidson and Jordan Clark are best friends who like to use humor to make a serious point about salvation through performance comedy. Despite living in different states, their love for God and performing skits as the duo Far From Ordinary is the glue that holds them together.

Cowboy church leaders have a place to hang their hats

The Texas Fellowship of Cowboy Churches/American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches dedicated its new headquarters, dubbed the Supply Depot, in Waxahachie.

Donkey ball draws crowd, but message draws participants to Christ

About 1,000 people turned out-- and 60 people made professions of faith in Christ-- at a donkey basketball game that featured Vernon-area high school teachers, firefighters and a college softball team. It was part of a Texas Hope 2010 effort to share the gospel with every person in the state by Easter 2010.

ETBU powder puff game raises money for Go Now missions

For the second consecutive year, the Baptist Student Ministry of East Texas Baptist University sponsored a powder puff football game to raise money in support of summer mission trips by students.

East Texas evangelist marks 1,000 revivals … and still counting

FooteBilly Foote believes in the power of revival meetings. Some of the most important milestones in his spiritual life have been linked to revivals, and last month another occurred when he conducted his 1,000th revival.

Revised unification agreement to be ready for Convencion

Officers of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas and the Baptist General Convention of Texas have agreed to meet together to work on a revised unification agreement between the two groups.

Hispanic Baptist pastors rally for adult education

About two dozen Hispanic Texas Baptist leaders assembled in Austin to help legislators became better acquainted with the challenges Hispanics face as they try to achieve their educational goals, learn what could be done to help Hispanic students go further in school and discuss how currently proposed legislation would affect those efforts.

Lubbock Baptists seek to share hope of Christ with entire community

Seventy-seven Baptist congregations in the Lubbock area worked together to share the hope of Christ with the entire city leading up to Easter.

Group seeks 440 Texas Baptist sister churches for Juarez congregations

A group of concerned Texas Baptists is seeking to enlist 440 churches around the state to become sister churches and prayer prayers with the 44 Baptist churches in Juarez, Mexico.

On the Move

Travis Bundrick to Williamson Association as associate director of missions from New Hope First Church in Cedar Park, where he was minister of education and administration.

Texas Hope 2010: Scripture for Bosque County homes

As part of Texas Hope 2010, Bosque Baptist Association has committed to place Scripture in every home in Bosque County.
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