Meeting needs on the border: A Texas Baptist Hunger Offering story

Many people who live in Agua Dulce, a small community in the southeast region of El Paso, have limited access to food and medical care. A large percentage of the community consists of undocumented immigrants and many families…

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Finding freedom in prison

Editor’s note: April is Second Chances Month  for the Christian Life Commission in partnership with Prison Fellowship, celebrating a commitment to re-entry ministries, public policy and helping individuals like Lovinah Igbani find…

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Texas Baptists to honor Elmin Howell and Paul Stripling with Legacy Awards

This June, Texas Baptists is proud to honor two people who have helped mold the direction and effectiveness of Baptist ministry. The 2017 Legacy Award recipients will be Elmin Howell, founder of Texas Baptists’ River Ministry, and…

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Obeying His call: The Kwans obedience to Christ

Growing up, Stan Kwan was always involved in ministry, but only as a volunteer. He never thought that God would one day call him to full-time ministry. He has now been the  Baptist Student Ministry  Director at the University of…

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Experiencing God at work through Beach Reach

Beach Reach is one of the most powerful, exhausting and challenging mission trips that college students can experience during their spring break. There are some absolutely incredible things that happen throughout this trip that…

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Embracing local culture: Country Church thrives in East Texas

As Pastor and Church Planter Jordan Wilson stands back and reflects on all God has done in the three-and-a-half years since  Tyler County Country Church  (TC3) began, he is truly in awe. Standing in a 16,000 square foot…

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The problem with women friendships

Recently while preparing to advise middle school girls, I found myself stumped when it came to writing about making friends. I knew to tell them that making and keeping good friendships could be difficult, but beyond stating the…

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What the new overtime regulation means for your church-Updated 11/29/16

The new salary requirement for an exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules for overtime pay will not take effect December 1. On November 22, a federal judge from Sherman, TX, issued an injunction halting the…

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Ears to see

Good Brunches are a series of conversations developed by an organization called Matryoshka Haus. Their purpose is to draw a diverse group of people around a common table to talk about meaningful things in healthy ways. The blog…

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