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.

Texas enacts landmark human trafficking legislation

Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Aug. 20 landmark legislation against human trafficking, a bill the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission helped navigate through the lawmaking process.

The power of advocacy: One person with passion can make a difference

Hunger is defeated one person at a time, according to Christians working on the issue.

Churches work with public schools to bless students, parents & teachers

Some Christians may have written off public education, but others are discovering innovative ways to develop meaningful relationships with public schools.

Initiative seeks to link one church, one school

Scarce funding for public education may offer churches an opportunity to work more closely with public schools in their neighborhood.

Baylor LEAF literacy program hopes to branch out

LEAF—Learning English Among Friends—a literacy plan developed at Baylor University, is branching out.

Project Back to School educates Wichita Falls about local needs

Project Back to School mobilized Wichita Falls to meet the needs of children.

Kids Hope USA mentors seek to change children's lives

Buckner International helps Kids Hope USA connect and identify interested churches with schools in their area and support them through training, recruiting, screening and supervising each program.

Solid Foundation makes dreams a reality for low-income students

A church-based program in East Texas gives students—mostly from low-income housing projects—a chance to see the country, receive help with schoolwork, enjoy a free meal and hear God’s word.

Super Summer draws highest enrollment in decade

This summer marked the highest enrollment for Super Summer in a decade, with 3,089 students attending the leadership- and evangelism-based camp during five sessions held at Texas Baptist universities.

Respect required for Baptist women in ministry, pastor insists

A Southern Baptist pastor from Oklahoma compared his fellow conservatives’ treatment of women in ministry to earlier generations’ treatment of African-Americans.
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