Texas Hope project to blanket Georgetown neighborhood with scripture

As part of Texas Hope 2010, the youth group at First Baptist Church in Georgetown is raising money to put Scripture in the 1,000 homes within a mile of the church’s facilities.

Scripture distribution campaign– 19 counties still lack leaders

The Baptist General Convention of Texas is looking for individuals who are willing to take the lead in distributing Scripture in the remaining 19 Texas counties, some of which have no BGCT-affiliated church in them.

Rock band’s gritty gospel, spiritual depth touch hearts

U2 released its 12th album this year, and while many see the group as a strictly secular phenomenon, what fans connect with is actually the band’s “honest quest for spiritual meaning in a world that pays lip service to the spiritual while chasing after the transient,” said Greg Garrett, professor of English at Baylor University.

Would Jesus sue over WWJD letters?

A debt collection agency is accused of harassing debtors with the WWJD acronym.

Group says IRS should review Liberty University's tax-exempt status

A church-state watchdog group says the IRS should review Liberty University's tax-exempt status for its decision to revoke recognition of its Democratic Party club.

Sotomayor’s record on religion issues brief, unlikely to stir controversy

Supporters of separation between church and state reacted cautiously May 26 to President Obama’s selection of Sonia Sotomayor as his nominee to replace retiring Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court. She has ruled on only a handful of cases involving the First Amendment’s religion clauses.

Baylor alumni: President should be servant leader, person of integrity

Members of the Baylor University “family” want a proven leader who possesses vision, relationship skills and, above all, integrity to be their school’s 14th president.

Former president’s scrapbook returns to Wayland

Just in time for Wayland Baptist University’s centennial celebration, a unique possession of one of the school’s former presidents has returned to the campus.

Christian camp helps refugees make '€˜Segue'€™ to life in United States

Thousands of international refugees are being brought to Dallas to transition into new lives. A new program, Segue, is seeking young adults undergoing their own transitions to help with that process.


Homeless men from Waco help repair homes in Galveston

Four men from Mission Waco’s homeless shelter joined four Baylor University students and two-dozen other volunteers with Waco’s Church Under the Bridge on a recent mission trip to Galveston.

Church has shaped its community by meeting needs—for 118 years

A new book by Rob and Tiffany Fink titled Love Unbounded: The Influence of the First Baptist Church of Abilene, Texas, chronicles how the church played a key role in shaping the city which has grown with it.
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