Around the State

A LifeWay women’s “Going Beyond” weekend will be held Feb. 19-20 at McKinney Church in Fort Worth. Keynote personalities include author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer and worship leader Anthony Evans.

On the Move

Eric Black to First Church in Covington as pastor.

Baylor baseball team discovers match made in heaven, by way of Havana

When the players on the Baylor University baseball team learned they would be traveling to Cuba, they didn’t know what to expect. But it turned out to be a match made in heaven—by way of Havana.

At church cafe, eat what you want, pay what you can

At A Better World Cafe in Highland Park, N.J., it’s not exactly “all you can eat.” It’s more like whatever you can pay.

Every baptism preaches a sermon to children, researcher insists

While parents remain the primary influences in bringing children to faith, a new Dallas Baptist University study found pastors have a larger impact than previously believed.

Faith Digest: Graham tops list

Evangelist Billy Graham was named by American pastors as the United States’ most influential living preacher, according to a recent survey by LifeWay Research.

Building Green, Being Green

It’s not easy building green. But churches that take the call to wise environmental stewardship seriously have a wide variety of options.

Amarillo layman among 10 workers jailed in Haiti

On Feb. 11, Haitian authorities continued to hold 10 Baptists from the United States charged with child kidnapping, but Reuters news service reported the judge overseeing their case had decided to release them.

Texas Baptists urged to send ‘buckets of hope’ to help Haiti

bucketsThe Baptist General Convention of Texas is encouraging churches to collect buckets of food that will be picked up across the state by Texas Baptist Men and shipped through the Florida Baptist Convention to hurting and hungry people in Haiti.Video Included

Relief groups walk delicate line on spreading gospel, providing aid

As faith-based relief agencies work to help Haitians manage an epic crisis after the Jan. 12 earthquake, most are taking pains to give aid according to need, not creed, and disavow proselytizing.

Terminally ill pastor, Odessa church on journey together

Mike JohnsonThe congregation of Caprock Baptist Church in Odessa asked Mike Johnson to become their pastor knowing Johnson suffers from a terminal illness.Video Included

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