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Wayland alum launches nonprofit to spark Third World economic development

A Wayland University alumnus is seeking to transform the way construction is done in Kenya and starting a new ministry and industry there at the same time.

Progreso ministry brings smiles, full stomachs

A food ministry in the Rio Grande Valley draws in the community by meeting physical needs, but its operators hope their neighbors stay to be fed spiritually, as well.

Baylor, Buckner partnership plants seeds of hope in Kenya

One family’s desire to honor its heritage has led to a partnership between Buckner International and Baylor University that promises hope for the future of many Kenyan orphans and their families.

Good Samaritan parable provides the model for Victim Relief Ministries

Victim Relief Ministries hopes eventually to see a “prayed up, mission-ready” trained crisis responder in every church.

Texas Baptists give help, hope to Dallas students

Working with Frito-Lay and a local cosmetology school, Texas Baptist Men and the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board staff provided lunch, backpacks, school supplies and gospel presentations for 1,000 Dallas students.

Religious-freedom groups mourn Kennedy, cite First Amendment views

Religious-liberty advocates added their voices Aug. 26 to the thousands mourning the death of longtime Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy after a battle with brain cancer.

Expansion of counseling services helps churches and community

Growing need led South Texas Children's Home Ministries to expand its counseling services in Victoria.

Wayland biology student learns about medical missions in Kenya

Wayland Baptist University senior Colby Schniederjan wasn’t sure what to expect when he signed up for the summer mission trip to Kenya.

Black Baptist group elects new leader

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (ABP) -- A New Jersey pastor who formerly worked for American Baptist Churches USA has been chosen to lead one of America's largest black Baptist denominations.

Torture opponents renew calls for inquest after release of CIA report

Religious anti-torture groups said the Aug. 24 release of a partially declassified 2004 CIA report on treatment of terrorism suspects justified their critique of Bush administration policies on detainee treatment.

Answering the call: Christians fight hunger with frontline ministries

In the effort to alleviate hunger and spread the hope of Christ, Texas Baptists are teaming up across the state to make a difference with a variety of resources and skills.
 
 
 
 
 
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