Lubbock Impact opens free community clinic

Lubbock Impact seeks to heal the sick, clothe the naked and feed the hungry. Recently, it took another significant step to that end, opening a medical clinic.

Wayland students minister to children in England

The student mission group from Wayland Baptist University that journeyed to England was small in number, but students were able to make a big impact on the two-week venture overseas.

Harlingen food pantry cannot put price tag on fighting hunger

Members of Avondale Baptist Church in Harlingen are working to see that their neighbors have food.

Wardens walk fine line on religious materials for inmates

From Protestant texts to Wiccan incense, state and federal officials are trying to determine which religious materials belong behind bars.

Wayland alum launches nonprofit to spark Third World economic development

A Wayland University alumnus is seeking to transform the way construction is done in Kenya and starting a new ministry and industry there at the same time.

Progreso ministry brings smiles, full stomachs

A food ministry in the Rio Grande Valley draws in the community by meeting physical needs, but its operators hope their neighbors stay to be fed spiritually, as well.

Baylor, Buckner partnership plants seeds of hope in Kenya

One family’s desire to honor its heritage has led to a partnership between Buckner International and Baylor University that promises hope for the future of many Kenyan orphans and their families.

Good Samaritan parable provides the model for Victim Relief Ministries

Victim Relief Ministries hopes eventually to see a “prayed up, mission-ready” trained crisis responder in every church.

Texas Baptists give help, hope to Dallas students

Working with Frito-Lay and a local cosmetology school, Texas Baptist Men and the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board staff provided lunch, backpacks, school supplies and gospel presentations for 1,000 Dallas students.

Religious-freedom groups mourn Kennedy, cite First Amendment views

Religious-liberty advocates added their voices Aug. 26 to the thousands mourning the death of longtime Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy after a battle with brain cancer.

Expansion of counseling services helps churches and community

Growing need led South Texas Children's Home Ministries to expand its counseling services in Victoria.
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