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Updated: Corsicana pastor Edwards killed in auto accident

David Edwards, 51, pastor of Corsicana’s First Baptist Church, died Friday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Hubbard. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at First Baptist Church, Corsicana.
       

Churches show love to poor children through shoebox gifts

Glinda Harbison of Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple has been passionate about Operation Christmas Child since she first heard about it, and that passion has only grown stronger over the years.
       

One woman’s enthusiasm for shoebox project becomes contagious

OCC LogoNettie Hyde of First Baptist Church in Rosebud, has inspired her town to donate 2,098 Operation Christmas Child boxes --more than its population of about 1,500.
       

Camp introduces at-risk youth to a world of opportunity

Opportunity Camp, a weeklong camp Golden Triangle Baptist Association has sponsored more than four decades for at-risk youth, drew 21 boys and 16 girls.
       

Texans plant one-of-a-kind church in Pacific Northwest

Leaders of Resonate Church in Pullman, Wash., believe church planters should never underestimate the power of genuine relationships, prayer, creativity—and good coffee.
       

Venezuelan spends three months in church-planting effort in Laredo

Since Venezuelan Baptist Patrick Weller began serving as a missionary eight years ago, he’s taught at a mission school in Venezuela, ministered in Germany and planted churches in Argentina. But he never thought the next step in his journey would take him to South Texas.
       

Linked by breast cancer battle, Wayland employees forge bond

If you ask Wayland Baptist University employees Beverly Steed or Debbie Parker who has been one of their biggest help during their ongoing struggles with breast cancer and they would likely name each other.
       

Intercultural Christians in Texas have passion to reach people in homelands

Many intercultural Christians in Texas have a passion to reach their own people back in their native lands. The BGCT Intercultural Ministries is helping to make that possible through a new Intercultural Strategic Partners initiative.
       

City Reach 2009 offers hope to Houston

city reachHouston churches are partnering with the Texas Baptist Convention for City Reach, a series of evangelistic events geared toward sharing the hope of Christ with the people of Houston through prayer, care and share efforts in preparation for the BGCT anual meeting there in November.
       

Evangelical group endorses immigration reform

The National Association of Evangelicals has endorsed comprehensive immigration reform, saying new policies should reflect “biblical grace to the stranger.”
       

European Baptists ponder future of international seminary

European Baptist leaders gathered in Prague, Czech Republic, recently to discuss the future of the cash-strapped International Baptist Theological Seminary.
       
 
 

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