Hospital serves up gospel tray liners along with food

Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas is serving hope to people who eat in its facilities through a Gospel message on its cafeteria tray liners.

Christians embrace holistic ministry to make impact on poverty

Rather than responding to the needs of poor people by simply offering short-term relief, sponsors of the No Need Among You Conference challenged participants to move toward a biblical approach of holistic ministry with the poor.

Global Baptists responding to Pacific Rim disasters

Baptist relief agencies worked on several fronts to respond to humanitarian needs created by a series of tsunamis, earthquakes and tropical storms in Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands.

Executive Board recommends reduced BGCT budget for 2010

For the second consecutive year, the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board approved a budget proposal reduced from the previous year.

Baptists appeal for aid after typhoon hits Southeast Asia

Baptists in the Philippines are appealing to the global Baptist community for donations as they gear up for relief efforts in the wake of a Sept. 26 typhoon that has killed 300 people there and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

Pakistani pastor asks world’s Baptists for prayer support

A pastor in Pakistan has asked his fellow Baptists around the world to pray for the nation’s beleaguered Christian community as it faces increasing pressure from the Muslim majority.

Update: Currie resigns as Texas Baptists Committed leader

Texas Baptists Committed, formed as a political organization two decades ago to resist a “fundamentalist takeover” of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, has accepted the resignation of its executive director, David Currie, Sept. 28, effective immediately, reported Debbie Ferrier, chair of the TBC board of directors.

Brownsville church nears goal of seeing 20,000 come to Christ

Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville dreams big. They expect to surpass their goal to make 20,000 disciples within the next few weeks.

Values voters see little value in health care reform

Health care reform may be Priority No. 1 in Congress and at the White House, but for the 1,825 religious conservatives who gathered for the annual Values Voter Summit, the subject was barely on their radar screen.

Pastorless periods allow church to reflect

At any given time, roughly 600 Baptist General Convention of Texas-affiliated churches are without a pastor. Many churches view these periods as times between leaders, but they can be much more, according to BGCT Pastorless Church Consultant Karl Fickling.

Faith leaders urge G-20 summit to remember the poor

U.S. religious leaders including the missions coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship said the Sept. 24-25 G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh provided a unique opportunity to raise their concern about the plight of the world's poor.
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