UMHB students ask, 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'

With “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” as their theme, 115 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students conducted an outreach carnival in Belton’s Miller Heights neighborhood.


Retired Ministers’ Retreat participants urged to be guided by Scripture

Stay close to God, to the Bible and to friends, speakers challenged participants at the annual Retired Ministers’ Retreat, held recently at Glorieta Conference Center.

Family Care provides single mother a reason to celebrate

Texas Baptist Children’s Home's Family Care ministry helped single mother Melinda McElhaney turn her life around.

Students, employees brave cold to serve community

About 250 students and employees of Wayland Baptist University pressed on despite foggy, chilly temperatures to serve city organizations during Degree of Difference Day.

Breckenridge residents deliver warmth to Eastern Europe orphans

Three Breckenridge Village of Tyler residents recently delivered 175 knitted caps to Children’s Emergency Relief International to be given to orphans in Eastern Europe during the organization’s Operation Cross the River Christmas mission.

City Reach Houston prayer event planned

cityreachChristians across the Houston area will join together at Discovery Green on Nov. 1 to seek the face of God to bring spiritual and physical healing to Houston during the City Reach Houston Prayer Gathering for Transformation.

Proposed committee will study annual meeting participation

Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Houston, Nov. 16-17, will be asked to create a committee to study why their numbers have been diminishing in recent years—and what can be done to reverse the trend.

Texas WMU interim leader advises caution, prayer in search for director

The Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas board of directors must step forward and be guided by prayer in their search for a director, Nelda Seal, interim executive director-treasurer for the WMU of Texas, told the board’s October meeting.

Around the State

 Hardin-Simmons University presented awards to several alumni during homecoming activities Oct. 15-16. Joe Sharp received the John J. Keeter Jr.

On the Move

Jason Anderson to Trinity Church in Sherman as pastor, where he was youth minister.

Texas Tidbits

Baptist University of the Americas will host a breakfast during the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting to celebrate BGCT’s role in Hispanic education, Nov. 17.

Texas Hope at Children at Heart Ministries

Children at Heart Ministries is encouraging those it helps to use Texas-shaped banks to fund care for others in need.

Harvest Day puts Tyler church on sound footing

Harvest Day high attendance and giving emphasis at First Baptist Church in Tyler put the church back in the black financially—and then some.

Texas Baptist Men offer relief and hope after Philippines flooding

When two typhoons inundated the Philippines, 10 Texas Baptist men volunteers packed up and journeyed to the disaster zone to offer help.



Texas Baptists offer well water, living water in Peru

Gifts through the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger are supplying the necessary funds for Villa Milagro—a ministry that's drilling a well for a school and its surrounding community in Peru.
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