Joanna Jespersen, minister to children and families at Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church in Dallas, will nominate Jason Burden, pastor of First Baptist Church in Nederland, for first vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
First Baptist Church in Plano is mourning the loss of a couple killed in an April 23 car accident and seeking to minister to seven children left without their parents.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Texas Baptist leaders met at an April 16 summit to discuss the foster care crisis in Texas and seek ways for churches and ministries to respond.
By Kalie Lowrie / Texas Baptist Communications
When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their own.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported rule violations to the NCAA regarding benefits provided to two football players and suspended the university’s head football coach.
Charles McKnight has seen plenty of highs and lows during his 35 years as pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Rockport. One highlight is the relationship First Baptist Church in Athens established with his congregation after Hurricane Harvey.
Shawn Findley was working through a day like any other day at a local fabrication shop. That stopped as quickly as the punch press machine that mangled his hand.
By John Hall / Buckner International
Because of its past accomplishments, Baptist University of the Américas is “poised to do new things,” Abraham Jaquez said at his inauguration and formal installation as the school’s eighth president.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Texas Baptist Men disaster relief workers may have wondered this time last year how they ever could top the 12,000-plus volunteers days they gave in 2016. If so, they could not have foreseen surpassing 40,000 volunteer days this year.
The WMU of Texas board of directors elected Tamiko Jones, minister of missions and young adults at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, as the organization’s executive director-treasurer.
Abraham Jaquez—an executive with Buckner International and longtime Baptist Student Ministry director—was named the next president and chief executive officer of Baptist University of the Américas.
Texas Baptists Committed—the moderate organization that for nearly three decades resisted a “fundamentalist takeover” of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and its affiliated churches—will cease operations at the end of July.