Evangelical global-warming skeptics hire lobbyist

climate changeAs Congress debates clean-energy legislation, a conservative Christian group is ramping up lobbying efforts to raise questions about the science of climate change.

Around the State: Buckner teams with Center for Informed Faith

Buckner International and the Center for Informed Faith have announced an alliance combining efforts to promote the center’s mission of equipping Christians while enabling Buckner to expand its global work on behalf of children and families.

Program helps low-income students aim high

Thanks in large part to a college scholarship program supported by Baptist Child & Family Services, Ariana Hernandez was accepted to enroll at Angelo State University.

Baptist Briefs: Alliance applauds Cuba policy change

The Alliance of Baptists applauded President Obama for loosening restrictions on American’s travel to Cuba and called for more reform during the group’s recent convocation in Charlotte, N.C.

Big gift by small church makes global impact

A gift to Buckner International from Memorial Baptist Church in Taylor has changed the face of care for children in Mexico and Ethiopia.

Chainsaw gang provides four great days of service

Three men from Irving—two from Plymouth Park Baptist Church, one from a nearby Church of Christ—literally let the chips fall where they might during the city of Irving's recent ninth annual faith-based Great Days of Service.

Chinese students find faith and a home in a foreign land

Since China's Cultural Revolution, a surge of Chinese students and scholars have adopted Christianity in the United States.

Comedic duo admittedly “Far From Ordinary”

Brad Davidson and Jordan Clark are best friends who like to use humor to make a serious point about salvation through performance comedy. Despite living in different states, their love for God and performing skits as the duo Far From Ordinary is the glue that holds them together.

Cowboy church leaders have a place to hang their hats

The Texas Fellowship of Cowboy Churches/American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches dedicated its new headquarters, dubbed the Supply Depot, in Waxahachie.

Donkey ball draws crowd, but message draws participants to Christ

About 1,000 people turned out-- and 60 people made professions of faith in Christ-- at a donkey basketball game that featured Vernon-area high school teachers, firefighters and a college softball team. It was part of a Texas Hope 2010 effort to share the gospel with every person in the state by Easter 2010.

ETBU powder puff game raises money for Go Now missions

For the second consecutive year, the Baptist Student Ministry of East Texas Baptist University sponsored a powder puff football game to raise money in support of summer mission trips by students.
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