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.

Fiesta unites churches to meet community needs

More than 100 volunteers from Templo Bautista of South Houston, First Baptist Church of South Houston, Fellowship Church of Houston and Buckner Children & Family Services of Houston sponsored a back-to-school fiesta for elementary age students in South Houston.

Bawcom to step down as UMHB president

Jerry Bawcom has announced plans to step down as president of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor at the end of this school year.

Texas Baptist Men feed evacuees; BCFS shelters people with special needs

Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers are feeding thousands of people who fled the Gulf Coast in anticipation of Hurricane Gustav, and Baptist Child & Family Services is providing shelter for evacuees with special needs.

Texas Baptist ministries gear up for Hurricane Gustav

As Gulf Coast residents prepared for the onslaught of Hurricane Gustav, Texas Baptists geared up for ministry.

On the Move

Dave Atwood to Tanglewood Church in Lexington as pastor.
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