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Hungry families, hurting people find hope through Redeeming Grace

The volunteers at the food pantry of Redeeming Grace Baptist Church in San Antonio have a simple goal: No hungry people.
       

Lambs symbolize love for fragile children, worried families

Chaplain Karen Black started the Love Lamb Prayer Ministry as a tangible way to link concerned Christians to families whose children were receiving medical treatment for serious illnesses or injuries.
       

Denison joins debate with atheist Hitchens

denisonJim Denison, theologian-in-residence with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and other Christian apologists debated renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens recently during the first Christian Book Expo.
       

Church discovers more than 1,000 unserved hungry people in community

As a result of a recent Baptist General Convention-sponsored hunger conference in Del Rio and a partnership with the city of Del Rio, the First Baptist Church identified 1,099 people who receive no help as the ones they want to serve most.
       

Vermont is first state to approve gay marriage legislatively

On April 7, Vermont became the first jurisdiction in the United States to successfully legalize same-sex marriage through legislative means.
       

Police raid Baptist home in Azerbaijan

A Baptist minority in the South Caucasus country of Azerbaijan continues to face run-ins with police. In the latest, reported by the Baptist World Alliance April 2, charged three Baptists with "illegally spreading Christianity and other faiths."
       

Texas Tidbits: Baylor University names chief investment officer

Baylor University has named Kent Muckel, an investment professional with 18 years experience, as chief investment officer.
       

Iowa Supreme Court says state cannot deny marriage to gays

Iowa will soon join the ranks of states that allow same-sex marriage, thanks to a unanimous April 3 ruling by the state’s highest court.
       

Call of Christ leads Aggies to multifaceted ministry

Texas A&M University Baptist Student Ministries took 30 students to Del Rio and Quemado, Mexico,  for a spring break mission trip.
       

Around the State: Rebekah Naylor will speak

Veteran medical missionary Rebekah Naylor will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Metroplex Baylor Day of Prayer April 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriot Quorum Hotel in Dallas.
       

Civil Rights tour eye-opening experience for 17 Baylor students

Seventeen Baylor University students and five faculty/staff facilitators traveled more than 2,700 miles in nine days on the Baylor Civil Rights tour.
       

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