Mother of two gives thanks for Family Care program

When Natalie Duncan-Smith (seated) received a car through the Family Care program at Texas Baptist Children’s Home, it gave her a new lease on life.

Hispanic church leadership demands cross-cultural competency

Texas Baptists who want to understand leadership from a Hispanic perspective should begin by recognizing no single Hispanic perspective exists, a South Texas pastor told participants at the G5 Conference in McAllen.


Texas Baptists seek to educate children in Haiti

Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, Haiti, spearheading an appeal for individuals and groups to send impoverished children to a Christian school for $15 a month.



Texas ranks No. 2 in terms of hunger, USDA reports

Hunger in Texas has increased slightly, making the Lone Star State the second hungriest in the nation and underscoring the need for Texas Baptists to continue their commitment to live out Christ’s call to feed the hungry.

UMHB personnel package food for children in Haiti

Eighty University of Mary Hardin-Baylor faculty and staff packaged 18,000 meals for hungry children in Haiti in partnership with Kids Against Hunger, an organization that packages and delivers food to children around the world.

Choosing wisely in financial decisions

Even a financial decision as seemingly mundane as where to buy your morning coffee can have profound moral implications. 

Music into manna: symphony concert benefits church's hunger ministry

A free concert at a Fort Worth church turned into a blessing for the city's hungry and homeless. An offering during the 90-minute concert in the sanctuary of Broadway Baptist Church on Nov. 16 raised $5,600 for the church's Agape Meal ministry.


Harry Potter presents a gospel narrative, professor says

A bespectacled teenaged wizard with a lightning-shaped scar on his forehead may not fit most people’s picture of Christ, but Christian pop culture observer Greg Garrett definitely sees the similarities.



Group’s 2011 hunger report praises new federal program

Bread for the WorldIn the latest edition of its annual report on global food insecurity, a Christian anti-hunger group praised efforts by President Obama’s administration to battle world hunger but warned that cutting food aid due to budget concerns would be short-sighted.


Midland church to consider BGCT executive director as pastor

Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director Randel Everett will preach at First Baptist Church in Midland Dec. 5 in view of a call as senior pastor.


Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood unimpressed by new NIV

NIV CoverA group that criticized the New International Version Bible translation for introducing a gender-inclusive edition in 2005 says it isn't satisfied by revisions in the latest edition recently available online.

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