Gifts surprise Baylor School of Social Work faculty and staff

Faculty and staff at Baylor University’s School of Social Work lived out O. Henry’s story, “The Gift of the Magi,” when they surprised each other this Christmas with their choice of gifts.

Ministry comes full circle for Texas-based musician

Todd AgnewTodd Agnew’s musical journey has taken many twists and turns. But Agnew sees that journey as the fulfillment of his dual calling—to lead Christians into meaningful worship and to engage nonbelievers in asking the right questions.

Heavenly songs drive home gospel message

While working on songs for a new album, most songwriters don’t read the book of Revelation over and over again for inspiration. But that’s exactly what singer/songwriter Phil Wickham did to prepare for the release of his third album, Heaven and Earth. 

On the Move

Darrell Halk to Southmont Church in Denton as minister to students.

Hot rod ministry rolls out of Northeast Texas church

James McNeal believes his drive to the National Hot Rod Association’s winners’ circle began in the choir loft of Immanuel Baptist Church in Paris. With Video

Age no excuse for lack of exercise, physical therapist insists

A few simple exercises can help senior adults maintain the independence they desire, a Hardin-Simmons University professor contends. But that call to exercise comes with a caveat.

Sports camps seek to change lives–one game at a time

Sports Ministry of North Texas saw more than 50 elementary and middle school students begin relationships with Christ through the four campsconducted in 2009.

Baptist students gain a taste of global poverty

Seven college students from Baptist Student Ministries around Texas learned about global hunger issues as they spent a week at the World Hunger Farm, near Waco.

Comanche church gives out CDs for Texas Hope 2010

As part of their participation in Texas Hope 2010, Texas Baptists in Comanche County have ordered 2,500 evangelistic compact discs to distribute throughout the area.

Ringing phone signals church’s call to serve

When The manager of a nearby apartment complex phoned Templo Jerusalem Baptist Church in Victoria and asked its members to consider starting a ministry on the premises, "we felt like it was a godsend,” said Pastor Ricky Garcia.

YMCA seeks to reclaim the ‘C’ in its name

YMCA chaplains are trying to “illuminate the C” in the Young Men’s Christian Association.

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