Buckner Children and Family Services entered into an agreement to provide temporary foster care for children in Texas on behalf of Lifeline Children’s Services.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Staff change noted for a church in San Antonio.
Observing the sabbath can be tough for ministers, but taking time away from the demands of ministry can help them maintain emotional, physical and spiritual health.
By Carolyn Tomlin
Shahid Shafi, a trauma surgeon who is Muslim, declared a win for religious freedom after fellow Republicans in Texas’ most conservative urban county voted 139-49 with 10 abstentions to retain him in a key leadership position.
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
Texas Baptist Men has named Dwain Carter as state disaster relief director for the missions organization.
By Rand Jenkins / Texas Baptist Men
CLC co-sponsoring a rally in Austin to raise awareness about human trafficking; news from UMHB, HPU, and Baylor.
Staff changes noted for churches in Ingleside and Houston.
Herschel Vincent Forester, former professional football player and Baptist layman who supported numerous Christian causes, died Dec. 31 in Dallas. He was 87.
Robert G. Packard, longtime professor of physics at Baylor University who was dubbed “Waco’s Mr. Wizard” by one newspaper, died Jan. 5 in Waco. He was 94.
“The Lord protected us,” the pastor of First Baptist Church in Vidor proclaimed after police arrested a masked gunman more than 250 miles away who cited the Southeast Texas church as his destination.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson served 294 low-income families at its 13th annual Three Trees event. EthicsDaily.com named Charles Foster Johnson, founding executive director of Pastors for Texas Children, as 2018 Baptist of the Year.
Pastoral change noted at a church in Ingleside.