Plano church giving hope to children through children

First Baptist Church in Plano aims to give hope to children and through children. With its current campaign, it’s doing both.

Every child has a place at church, author tells ministry summit

Every child deserves a place in a congregation’s education and discipleship efforts,  the keynote speaker told the Baptist General Convention of Texas and Dallas Baptist University Children’s Ministry Summit.

Houston-area pastor announces hunger strike for immigration reform

A Baptist pastor plans to launch a public weeklong hunger strike in front of Houston’s municipal headquarters to call for immigration reform. Julio Barquero, pastor of Iglesia Bautista Esperanza in Pasadena, will eat no solid food and drink only water Sept. 7-13 to draw attention to the plight of undocumented workers.

Wayland student spends summer ministering in resort area

A Wayland Baptist University junior walked away from her summer realizing that there was one big similarity in the Plainview and Orlando—the presence of people who need Jesus.

KidsHeart volunteers provide a safe place to grow

kidsheartKidsHeart, a CBF/Buckner collaboration, led its first group of missionaries to Eagle Pass.

Wayland student missionary finds love bridges language barrier

Casey Brazell came back from her summer missions experience with a simple resolve: She needs to be more fluent in Spanish.

Lubbock Impact opens free community clinic

Lubbock Impact seeks to heal the sick, clothe the naked and feed the hungry. Recently, it took another significant step to that end, opening a medical clinic.

Wayland students minister to children in England

The student mission group from Wayland Baptist University that journeyed to England was small in number, but students were able to make a big impact on the two-week venture overseas.

Harlingen food pantry cannot put price tag on fighting hunger

Members of Avondale Baptist Church in Harlingen are working to see that their neighbors have food.

Wayland alum launches nonprofit to spark Third World economic development

A Wayland University alumnus is seeking to transform the way construction is done in Kenya and starting a new ministry and industry there at the same time.

Progreso ministry brings smiles, full stomachs

A food ministry in the Rio Grande Valley draws in the community by meeting physical needs, but its operators hope their neighbors stay to be fed spiritually, as well.

Baylor, Buckner partnership plants seeds of hope in Kenya

One family’s desire to honor its heritage has led to a partnership between Buckner International and Baylor University that promises hope for the future of many Kenyan orphans and their families.

Good Samaritan parable provides the model for Victim Relief Ministries

Victim Relief Ministries hopes eventually to see a “prayed up, mission-ready” trained crisis responder in every church.

Texas Baptists give help, hope to Dallas students

Working with Frito-Lay and a local cosmetology school, Texas Baptist Men and the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board staff provided lunch, backpacks, school supplies and gospel presentations for 1,000 Dallas students.

Expansion of counseling services helps churches and community

Growing need led South Texas Children's Home Ministries to expand its counseling services in Victoria.
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