Hungry families, hurting people find hope through Redeeming Grace

The volunteers at the food pantry of Redeeming Grace Baptist Church in San Antonio have a simple goal: No hungry people.

Lambs symbolize love for fragile children, worried families

Chaplain Karen Black started the Love Lamb Prayer Ministry as a tangible way to link concerned Christians to families whose children were receiving medical treatment for serious illnesses or injuries.

Denison joins debate with atheist Hitchens

denisonJim Denison, theologian-in-residence with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and other Christian apologists debated renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens recently during the first Christian Book Expo.

Church discovers more than 1,000 unserved hungry people in community

As a result of a recent Baptist General Convention-sponsored hunger conference in Del Rio and a partnership with the city of Del Rio, the First Baptist Church identified 1,099 people who receive no help as the ones they want to serve most.

Texas Tidbits: Baylor University names chief investment officer

Baylor University has named Kent Muckel, an investment professional with 18 years experience, as chief investment officer.

Call of Christ leads Aggies to multifaceted ministry

Texas A&M University Baptist Student Ministries took 30 students to Del Rio and Quemado, Mexico,  for a spring break mission trip.

Around the State: Rebekah Naylor will speak

Veteran medical missionary Rebekah Naylor will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Metroplex Baylor Day of Prayer April 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriot Quorum Hotel in Dallas.

Civil Rights tour eye-opening experience for 17 Baylor students

Seventeen Baylor University students and five faculty/staff facilitators traveled more than 2,700 miles in nine days on the Baylor Civil Rights tour.

Two Texas tribes seek to reopen illegal casinos

American Indian tribes in El Paso and East Texas want a “get out of jail free card” to reopen casinos closed by a Texas attorney general’s action and backed up by a federal court order, Suzii Paynter, director of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission maintains.

DBU team joins Habitat for Humanity collegiate challenge

Eighteen Dallas Baptist University students joined groups from 13 other universities to build nine houses as a part of one of the annual collegiate challenge weeks Habitat for Humanity holds in Columbus, Ga.

ETBU students make impact from upper Midwest to South Texas

Two teams of East Texas Baptist University students spent spring break at sites 1,400 miles apart—building with a Habitat for Humanity project in Laredo and ministering in inner-city Chicago.

HBU students offer clean water, Living Water

HBU students helped drill a water well for the city of Telica, near Leon, Nicaragua, in cooperation with Living Water International.

KidsHeart volunteers build homes, share Christ along Rio Grande

Texas churches joined forces from El Paso to the Lower Rio Grande Valley during spring break to build homes and share Christ through KidsHeart, a combined effort of Buckner International and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Texas.

Mission Jackson County provides extreme makeover for more than 50 homes

First Baptist Church in Edna tackled 53 missions projects in 10 days during its Mission Jackson County emphasis.

Volunteers help storm victims rebuild lives out of the rubble

bricksDuring spring break, hundreds of volunteers from across the state and around the country descended on southeast Texas to continue clean-up efforts left over from Hurricane Ike.

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