Texas Baptist Men offer relief and hope after Philippines flooding

When two typhoons inundated the Philippines, 10 Texas Baptist men volunteers packed up and journeyed to the disaster zone to offer help.



Jailed Cuban Baptists accused of illegal economic activity

Cuban authorities say two Baptist leaders held in jail for 11 days in a city on the eastern end of the island are accused of illegal economic activities. They reportedly were delivering financial aid to churches.

Advisers urge caution on religious/federal partnerships

White House advisers recommended federal officials do more to ensure that government partnerships with faith-based groups are constitutional, transparent and support religious liberty.

One American in five may be secular by 2030, study shows

The number of American adults who do not identify with a particular religion is growing and may comprise more than 20 percent of the population in two decades, according to a new study.

Cuban Baptist leaders in custody; charges unclear

Two Cuban Baptist leaders arrested Oct. 3 in the city of Santiago de Cuba remain in jail, reportedly without formal charge and with few details of why they are being held.

Texas Baptists offer well water, living water in Peru

Gifts through the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger are supplying the necessary funds for Villa Milagro—a ministry that's drilling a well for a school and its surrounding community in Peru.

Baptists in Uzbekistan stand trial

A trial for three Baptist officials in Uzbekistan charged with tax evasion and illegally teaching children religion was scheduled to enter its third week Oct 12.

Updated: Corsicana pastor Edwards killed in auto accident

David Edwards, 51, pastor of Corsicana’s First Baptist Church, died Friday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Hubbard. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at First Baptist Church, Corsicana.

Churches show love to poor children through shoebox gifts

Glinda Harbison of Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple has been passionate about Operation Christmas Child since she first heard about it, and that passion has only grown stronger over the years.

One woman’s enthusiasm for shoebox project becomes contagious

OCC LogoNettie Hyde of First Baptist Church in Rosebud, has inspired her town to donate 2,098 Operation Christmas Child boxes --more than its population of about 1,500.

Camp introduces at-risk youth to a world of opportunity

Opportunity Camp, a weeklong camp Golden Triangle Baptist Association has sponsored more than four decades for at-risk youth, drew 21 boys and 16 girls.
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