HPU students focus on service, not surf and sun, in Galveston

A group of students from Howard Payne University spent spring break helping people affected by Hurricane Ike in Galveston, serving the homeless and participating in a prayerwalk around a Houston university.

Pastor says it is time for Southern Baptists to elect a black president

Arlington pastor Dwight McKissic says it is time for the Southern Baptist Convention to elect its first black president.

Joel Gregory to present Maston Lectures at HSU

Joel Gregory, professor of preaching at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, will deliver the annual T.B. Maston Lectures at Hardin-Simmons University, April 5-6.

Waterproof Bible aimed at outdoorsmen

Waterproof BibleAmong all the attributes of the Bible celebrated by some evangelicals, add “waterproof” and “durable” to that list.


On the Move

Clayton Chisum to First Church in Andrews as associate pastor/youth minister from Field Street Church in Cleburne, where he was minister to students.

Biologist who attempts to reconcile religion and science wins Templeton

A biologist and former Dominican priest who has attempted to reconcile religion and science has won this year's Templeton Prize -- an honor awarded to scholars who study how science and religion intersect.

Baptist agency serves up Operation JAVA

Baptist Child & Family Services has launched a one-of-a-kind program called JAVA that provides at-risk teens with innovative on-the-job training opportunities that aim to deter juvenile crime.

Jokester Jesus?

Scholars agree that Jesus' humanity would include a sense of humor. But just how funny was the Man from Nazareth?

Church takes gospel CDs to Junction homes

First Baptist Church in Junction is trying to share the gospel with every home in Junction by distributing 1,200 Texas Hope 2010 multimedia gospel compact discs.

Texas Tidbits: Bike Out Hunger Ride

Texas Baptists have planned a 445-mile bicycle ride to raise money for the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger and to raise awareness about how Texans can be involved in fighting hunger and making the state food-secure by 2015.

In tight economy, churches should look at how they handle money

Tough economic times may result in stronger, healthier and smarter churches and Christian ministries, according to Dan Busby, president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

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