Nilson Fanini, former BWA president, dies at 77

Nilson Fanini, Brazilian pastor and evangelist who served as president of the Baptist World Alliance from 1995 to 2000, died Sept. 19. He was 77.


Morris Chapman planning to retire

Morris Chapman, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, announced plans Sept. 21 to retire at the end of September 2010.

Around the State

Leland Ryken will address “The Bible as a Literary Classic” as the third installment of Houston Baptist University’s Dunham Museum lecture series Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.

On the Move

Neal Alexander to Hagerman Church in Sherman as pastor.

Texas Tidbits

The Texas Hunger Initiative—a joint venture of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and the Baylor Center for Family & Community Ministries—will sponsor a Food Policy Roundtable Nov. 19 at Baylor University.

Event focused on washing cars & cleansing hearts

Many groups use car washes as fund-raisers. But for members of Garland’s Ethiopian Evangelical Baptist Church, their car wash wasn’t about making money. They wanted to help people have clean cars and clean hearts.

Volunteers spread hope and gospel CDs throughout El Paso

Volunteers distributed more than 4,400 Texas Hope multimedia compact disks in El Paso.

Baptist has low expectations for White House faith-based panel

Former Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page said he doesn’t expect much to result from the work of advisers to the White House’s office dealing with faith-based and community groups.

For Galveston church, disaster prompts showers of blessings

After Galveston was pounded by Hurricane Ike, First Baptist Church changed its ministry focus to help it's hurting neighors, helped by churches across the state.

Grace House takes women from prisons to missions

gracehouseGrace House in San Antonio offers women out of prison a chance to break free from their past and transition into society and a relationship with God.


HPU students make impact on community

More than 100 Howard Payne University students participated in Impact Weekend mission activities around Brownwood.
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