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On the Move: Johnson and Lang

Staff changes noted for churches in San Antonio and Whitney.

       
Church Under the Bridge marks 25 years of changed lives

Waco's Church Under the Bridge marks 25 years of changed lives

About 25 years ago, Jimmy and Janet Dorrell were eating breakfast tacos at a Waco fast-food restaurant when they saw a homeless man who had been sleeping under the I-35 overpass near the Baylor University campus, between 4th and 5th streets. Their subsequent conversation with him eventually led to the founding of Church Under the Bridge.

       
Changing a church can be more challenging than starting one

Changing a church can be more challenging than starting one

Jimmy Dorrell knows the challenges in building a multi-racial, multi-cultural congregation. But the pastor of Church Under the Bridge in Waco recognizes it can be even more difficult for an established church to make the changes necessary to reflect the socio-economic and cultural population of its community.

       
San Angelo church offers hope and a haircut

San Angelo church offers hope and a haircut

San Angelo children whose parents struggle financially will start the school year with freshly styled hair, thanks to volunteers at the Hope and a Haircut event at Calvary Baptist Church in San Angelo.

       
Church musician find solace and strength in playing the piano

Church musician finds solace and strength in playing the piano

During the last quarter-century as volunteer pianist at Big Springs Baptist Church in Garland, Julia Roland’s music has brought elation and solace to many, while at the same time ministering to her own soul—particularly during a bout with cancer.

       
Dig this—Unearthed fishing village may be birthplace of apostles

Dig this—Unearthed fishing village may be birthplace of apostles

Archaeologists excavating in northern Israel believe they may have discovered the biblical city of Bethsaida, the hometown of three of Jesus’ apostles on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

       
Power from above—Waco church goes green

Power from above—Waco church goes green

Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco is trying to set an example for other congregations by becoming the first church in its city to use solar panels to save money and protect the environment. (Waco Tribune-Herald)

       
Nearly one in 10 U.S. Protestant churches experience embezzlement

Nearly one in 10 U.S. Protestant churches experience embezzlement

About one in 10 Protestant churches in the United States has had someone embezzle funds, a recently released LifeWay Research survey of pastors revealed.

       
Some call criticism of Bible museum unfair, despite smuggled antiquities purchase

Some call criticism of Bible museum unfair, despite smuggled antiquities purchase

Some believe Hobby Lobby President Steve Green and the forthcoming Museum of the Bible are being held to a different standard that other museums that hold ancient artifacts of questionable provenance.

       
Foster family cares for children with therapeutic needs

Dallas foster family cares for children with therapeutic needs

The Biles family of Dallas found providing therapeutic care for children with complex needs has brought them more joy than any other earthly endeavor.

       
Texoma Cowboy Church spurred to build soccer fields in Honduras

Texoma Cowboy Church spurred to build soccer fields in Honduras

People in Olanchito, Honduras, know members of Texoma Cowboy Church as the “Christian Cowboys.” They also know them as people who cared enough to build soccer fields for their community.

       
 
 
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