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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.

Predatory gambling preys on weakness for profit, activist insists

Public revulsion over recent abuses in the financial sector could give new impetus to efforts to outlaw the most pernicious forms of gambling, an anti-gambling activist told the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission’s annual conference.

Search for answers creates opportunities to share gospel

engageWhen the things of the world crumble, people search for answers from beyond, creating an opportunity for Christians to share the hope of Christ with them, presenters told participants at Engage, a Baptist General Convention of Texas-sponsored evangelism conference.

To fulfill the Great Commission, lives must change

In order to fulfill the Great Commission, Christians must live their lives differently, according to featured Radical Engage speakers.

Texas WMU changing staffing approach

Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas is moving to a staffing approach that will involve several contract consultants rather than paid full-time program staff, at least during the interim executive leadership of Nelda Seal.

Prominent Dallas pastor accepts BGCT post

DenisonJim Denison has resigned as senior teaching pastor at Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas to become founding president of the Center for Informed Faith and theologian-in-residence with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Texas Tidbits: DBU receives gift for chapel organ

James and Sally Nation, members of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, donated $300,000 to Dallas Baptist University to provide an organ for the school’s the new Patty and Bo Pilgrim Chapel.

Around the State

The eighth annual Baylor University Sacred Harp Singing will be held Feb. 7 in the Great Hall of Truett Seminary.

On the Move

Jim Adams to Creath-Brazos Association as interim director of missions.

Tyler church wants to provide hope for 100 children who need care

hope for 100Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler has been challenged by Pastor David Dykes to "make a difference in the lives of at least 100 children who are abused or neglected through adoption or foster care.”

Baylor Health Care president honored by hospital association

Joel Allison, president and chief executive officer of Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, has been named the recipient of the Texas Hospital Association’s Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration.

Baylor student athletes leave Mexico with memories to last a lifetime

Baylor Athletics Chaplain Wes Yeary and six other Baylor student-athletes—baseball players participated in a medical mission trip to Galeana, Mexico, led by associate athletic director Tom Hill.

Hispanic and Anglo churches join to offer healing for body & soul

clinicA partnership between two Houston congregations—one Anglo, the other Hispanic—provides healing of bodies and souls through Casa El Buen Samaritano, a clinic that ministers to Hispanics who have little access to other medical care.

Students see God work miracles among Moldovan orphans

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students Melissa Ramsey and Kimberly Williams spent two weeks of their winter break as student missionaries with the BGCT Go Now Missions program.
 
 
 
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