TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_CONTENT TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_NAV
Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio will grant more than $1 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio for a new Alzheimer’s institute, part of award of more than $6.65 million to 86 nonprofit organizations to improve the health and well-being of communities in eight South Texas counties.

Texas Tidbits: Foundation issues record grant for Alzheimer’s institute

Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio will grant more than $1 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio for a new Alzheimer’s institute, part of award of more than $6.65 million to 86 nonprofit organizations to improve the health and well-being of communities in eight South Texas counties.

       
Former Wayland student from Cuba named honorary alum

Former Wayland student from Cuba named honorary alum

Although her education at what is now Wayland Baptist University was postponed almost 60 years by revolution in her Cuban homeland, her father’s imprisonment and her family’s need, Zoila Rodriguez Alonso has received a certificate declaring her an honorary alumna.

       

Obituary: Irby Cox

Irby Cox, 98, a longtime minister of music and education, director of church services for Dallas Baptist Association and BGCT registrar, died Nov. 19 in Grand Prairie.

       
Encounter in Rwanda brings Hope to American household

Encounter in Rwanda brings Hope to American household

When Amie Singleton traveled to Rwanda and Uganda on a mission trip with an international nonprofit that connects Americans to orphanages in Africa, she never expected God to give her a 21-year-old blind “son.”

       
ETBU baseball team scores big win in community

ETBU baseball team scores big win in community

This year the East Texas Baptist University Tiger baseball team hit it out of the park in the good deeds department, accumulating more than 350 hours of community service.

       
Disaster relief yields more than 50 professions of faith in Weslaco

Disaster relief yields more than 50 professions of faith in Weslaco

More than 50 people professed faith in Christ in Weslaco as a direct result of disaster relief ministry by New Mexico Baptists and Texas Baptist Men—particularly the Christian witness of one woman battling cancer.

       
Baylor students help nonprofits

Baylor students help nonprofits focus on ministry, not tech issues

When Baylor University senior James Payne saw the children involved in a church's mentoring project reading books and engaging with their mentors, he knew his behind-the-scenes work was making a difference.

       
Faith will prevail over atheism

Faith will prevail over atheism, Oxford prof McGrath predicts

New Atheism is in decline and will lose out to faith, which makes greater sense of reality, Alister McGrath, professor at the University of Oxford, said at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

       
Retired couple thankful

Retired couple thankful for God’s provision

When Kathie Mansell needed a side dish to go with her meatloaf, God provided in an unexpected way—and foreshadowed a blessing more than four decades in the making.

       
Texas Tidbits: The Gathering will return to McLane Stadium

Texas Tidbits: The Gathering will return to McLane Stadium

The Gathering, a national grass-roots movement to cut across racial, socioeconomic and denominational divides with a worship and prayer service, will return to Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017.

       

MercyMe puts new spin on Christmas classics

By adding a modern approach and updated style on their new album, MercyMe, It’s Christmas, the contemporary Christian group MercyMe hopes audiences will find new meaning in Christmas classics.

       
Texas Baptists launch gift catalog to benefit missions

Texas Baptists launch gift catalog to benefit missions

Through its Missions Gift Catalog this Christmas season, the Baptist General Convention of Texas is offering 34 opportunities to help people in need throughout Texas and around the world.

       
Focus on becoming the authentic people of God, not just institutional success

Focus on becoming the authentic people of God, not just institutional success

Theological education should help “the whole people of God” move toward maturity as the body of Christ, educational specialist Linda Cannell told participants at the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute’s fall colloquy.

       
Sometimes words are not enough, Joel Gregory and Ralph West insist

Sometimes words are not enough, Joel Gregory and Ralph West insist

When words are not enough and language reaches its limit, Christians enter into Christ’s suffering and death through the symbolism of the Lord’s Supper, two prominent preachers reminded Texas Baptists.

       
Hardage thanks Texas Baptists for making a difference

Hardage thanks Texas Baptists for making a difference

Texas Baptists are engaged in life-changing and difference-making work around the state, Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage reported at the convention’s annual meeting.

       
 
 
 
Care to comment? Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , our editor. Maximum length for publication is 250 words.
 
The Baptist Standard is supported by donors, subscribers and advertisers.

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Google+  RSS

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios