East Texas Baptist University hosted an All-American Labor Day celebration on campus. Buckner has distributed or shipped more than 300 tons of humanitarian aid this year domestically and in the six countries Buckner serves.
Pastor Michael Evans of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and David Hardage, executive director of the BGCT, spoke at Howard Payne University about the need for Christians to listen to and seek good for others.
Residents of Calder Woods, a Buckner Retirement Services senior living community, who had been evacuated due to Hurricane Laura returned to Beaumont on Aug. 29, and Buckner Children and Family Services clients and staff returned Sept. 1.
Pastoral changes noted for churches in Woodville and Dallas.
Staff changes noted for Rio Grande Valley Baptist Association and the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
Pastoral change upcoming at Abilene church.
Phillip Hassell, pastor of the historic Independence Baptist Church near Brenham and director of the Texas Baptist Historical Museum, died Sept. 13. He was 64.
Royce Lee Measures, a Texas Baptist pastor and chaplain emeritus of the Pasadena Police Department, died July 29 of COVID-19. He was 85.
Tony Maalouf, Baptist seminary professor and founding CEO of Magi Ministries International, died Aug. 26. He was 65.