Displaying Christ’s love through medical clinics in Haiti

By Gabrielle Stokes, Go Now missionary I served in Grand-Goave, Haiti for a week. We were setting up mobile medical clinics in remote villages as many do not get healthcare when they live. Encouraging families Nelson is a 4-year-old…

great commission

Why Arlington?

By Shannon Peterson, Go Now missionary and student at Texas A&M University at Commerce This is a question that goes through many summer missionary’s heads after receiving their appointment emails.  I will not lie and say I was ecstatic…

great commandment

Leadership Texas Baptists cohort 3 recognized at Executive Board Meeting

The third cohort of Leadership Texas Baptists was honored during Texas Baptists’ Executive Board Meeting on May 21. The graduation celebration, held during Monday evening’s session, awarded and recognized the 11 emerging young leaders for…

news

UMHB Offers New Nurse Practitioner Program with Acute Care Focus

By: James Stafford, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor The Scott & White College of Nursing at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has announced the launch of an Adult - Gerontology Acute Care…

faith

A Surprise Call

By Lee Strobel, professor of Christian Thought, Houston Baptist University I was surprised when I got a call out of the blue from movie producers at Pure Flix asking if they could make a feature film based on my book, “The Case for…

culture

Q&A on Cowboy Church culture in Texas

We sat down with Jason Bryant, Western Heritage Consultant and Church Starter, to talk about Cowboy Church culture in Texas. Enjoy reading what we found out! Q: What is a Cowboy Church? A: Cowboy Church is taking the Gospel of Jesus…

profiles

Developing an emergency operations plan for your church

The recent shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs reminded us again that even sacred spaces can be unsafe. We should also be reminded that congregations of all sizes and locations should take steps to address the…

church admin

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 problem…

ministers spouses

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 post below…

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