Wayland students join Alaska church for service in Thailand

Wayland Baptist University students travelled to Thailand to minister to Burmese refugees from Myanmar.

CBF leader writes President Obama with 'heartfelt requests'

ObamaCooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal sent an Inauguration Day letter congratulating Barack Obama and urging the newly sworn president to lead America in building a more civil and just society.


Wayland graduate beginning year of ministry in Kenya

When Wayland Baptist University graduate Jessica Young walked across the stage last month to accept her college diploma, she already had her future mapped out—at least for the next year--in Mombasa, Kenya.

Fire destroys parsonage in Kennard

A morning fire claimed the parsonage of First Baptist Church in Kennard Jan. 14. The house totally was consumed in about half an hour as the fire raged through the attic.

Donation leads Levelland student to ministry in Moldova

A college student’s $10 donation  resulted in her traveling to Moldova to deliver a pair of winter boots to an orphan.

Churches commit to fulfill goal of Texas Hope 2010

First Baptist Church of Garland joined churches around the state that participated in the Texas Hope 2010 commitment day.

Hobby Lobby executive describes company’s legacy of faith

Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, says his chain of more than 400 stores was built on a legacy of faith that guides company-wide decisions. Green and his wife, Jackie, and their six children are members of Council Road Baptist Church in Bethany, Okla.

San Antonio woman believes God prepared place of service in China

chinaFive years ago, after a 23-year career in environmental management, Cyndi Levesque of San Antonio began thinking about retiring early and pursuing a new vocation. She enrolled in a Christian ministry degree program at Wayland Baptist University’s San Antonio campus and now teaches English writing and speaking classes to students on the campus of Guangxi University in China.


ETBU mourns student killed in automobile crash

A student at East Texas Baptist University was killed in a two-vehicle wreck just east of Hallsville on U.S. Highway 80 Jan. 15. Senior Jessica Teutsch, age 21, of Haughton, La., was traveling to her student teaching assignment at Hallsville Junior High when the fatal crash occurred.

Experience in England helped student clarify calling

Matt Johnston, a student at Wayland Baptist University, recently returned from service in England as a Go Now Missions volunteer.

Ecumenical group says stimulus package should include the poor

The nation’s most broadly ecumenical Christian group is urging the new administration of President-elect Obama to include help for the poor in any economic-stimulus package.


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