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Red-letter Christians can transcend partisan politics, Campolo insists

Red-letter Christians committed to taking Christ’s teachings seriously have the potential to transform society in a way that moves beyond partisan politics, author and educator Tony Campolo told an ethics conference at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

San Antonio-area children need ‘forever families’

Baptist Child & Family Services is seeking Christian families in San Antonio to adopt and foster children in need.

Hurricane Ike has significant impact on HBU

Houston Baptist University was not spared the wrath of Hurricane Ike as it roared through Houston in the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 13.
 

Texas Baptists respond rapidly to disaster in Southeast Texas

Less than 24 hours after Hurricane Ike swept through the eastern one-third of Texas, Texas Baptists mobilized to respond to needs in Southeast Texas, which took the brunt of the storm’s force.

Former Latin Kings gang member now serves the King of Kings

For Aaron Valenzuela, 21, life was ruled by the thrill of gang life, running the streets and abusing drugs until he found redemption and a new life in Christ.

A coconut is a terrible thing to waste, Baylor researchers believe

A team of four Baylor University research students are working to loosen the grip of poverty through the better use of coconuts.

AROUND THE STATE: Dreisbach to speak at Bible museum

Daniel Dreisbach will speak on “The Bible and American Culture” at Houston Baptist University’s Dunham Bible Museum Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.

ON THE MOVE: James Anaya to Bethel Church in Ingleside as interim pastor

On the move chronicles the pastoral and staff changes at churches around the state.

Texas Baptists mobilize to meet Hurricane Ike

As Hurricane Ike took aim at the Texas coast, Texas Baptists began mobilizing to meet the needs of people who might evacuate South Texas.

TEXAS TIDBITS: Staff changes at Baptist Building

Scott Willingham has been named local congregation evangelism specialist with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and Rand Jenkins has been named director of Cooperative Program/marketing.

Leaders meet to discuss Texas Hope 2010

Leaders met to discuss Texas Hope 2010.

Baylor nursing team to Mexico delivers health services, experiences joy

Ten students from the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing journeyed to Mexico with the idea of serving people by providing health services. What they experienced was a time of joy and spiritual rejuvenation.

New DBU students off to positive start by giving back

More than 400 Dallas Baptist University freshmen, transfer students and upperclassmen sponsors scattered across the Dallas-Fort Worth area to serve 11 community sites as part of SWAT—Student Welcome and Transition, the school’s orientation program for new students.

Texas Baptists move into action as Ike aims for Texas coast

As Hurricane Ike takes aim at the Texas coast, Texas Baptists have begun mobilizing to meet the needs of people who may evacuate South Texas.

Librarian’s love for books becomes mission focus

This summer, mission plans at First Baptist Church in Tyler were guided by a Starr. Sarah Starr, school librarian and former church librarian, led the church to become involved with a literacy program in the Rio Grande Valley.
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