Kalie Lowrie


Preparing for service on a unique mission field

Passionate about preaching the word of God and sharing the Gospel, Mark Kim enrolled in Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in the fall of 2014. In his younger years, Kim would not have pictured himself in seminary but…

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Hunger Offering partners with Baugh Foundation for refugee relief in Serbia

AUSTIN – December 2, 2015 – In response to an overwhelming number of Syrian refugees flooding into Europe and through a generous gift from the Baugh Foundation, the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering sent $15,000 to Serbia on Tuesday…

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Singing Men of Texas celebrate 40 years of impact on music and worship

More than 1,200 attendees gathered on Tuesday evening to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Singing Men of Texas [SMOT], providing a beautiful ending to the 130th Annual Meeting for Texas Baptists. Hosted by Cottonwood Creek…

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Hardage thanks Texas Baptists for commitment to impacting the state

Texas Baptists are engaged in exciting work around the state, according to Executive Director David Hardage’s report during Monday’s business session at the Annual Meeting. Hardage introduced several staffers beginning new work…

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Finding and restoring the lost

A large sign hangs in the hallway of nineteen:ten church with one simple word on display: Found. Each letter of the sign is made up of individual light bulbs. When a person accepts Christ as their Savior, turning their life from…

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Freedom through surrender

Serving as a co-pastor at Community Life Church (C-Life) in Forney, Randy Wade wears multiple hats day-in and day-out. From pastor, counselor, mentor and friend to husband, father and son, Randy serves many people in a variety…

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Nine churches to be recognized for Cooperative Program giving during Annual Meeting

DALLAS – This year, during the Texas Baptists Annual Meeting in Frisco, nine churches will be recognized for their Cooperative Program giving. Since 1925, the Cooperative Program has provided the fuel to fund missions work in…

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How can baby boomers impact millennials and why should we care?

In an address to baby boomers about their sphere of influence within churches today, David Kinnamon, president of Barna Group, encouraged attendees to take time to pour into the upcoming generations of millennials. Kinnamon served…

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Be unApologetic about your faith

Always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence. 1 Peter 3:15 Just as the biblical figures of Paul and Peter were ever-ready to…

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What a baby boomer taught a millennial about life and work

According to Barna Group Research, the average tenure of an American employee per job is 4.4 years of service. They have found 91% of millennials expect to stay in a single job for less than three years. Only 27% of…

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College connection for your high school grad

At the end of the school year, high school seniors are recognized and their future plans are celebrated by family, friends and their local church. In the coming months, many students likely will be taking classes at junior…

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Hispanic Baptists urged to stand firm in faith

AUSTIN – An estimated 11 million Hispanics live in Texas, with projections of Hispanics becoming the largest ethnic group in the state within a decade. Currently, there are more than 1,100 Hispanic Baptist churches seeking to share…

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Leadership Texas Baptists seeking emerging leaders

DALLAS – Texas Baptists is launching Leadership Texas Baptists this fall, a new program aimed at emerging leaders. Leadership Texas Baptists is a nine-month experience to engage, equip, and inform emerging leaders from churches…

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Youth help rehabilitate homes in South Dallas through BOUNCE

Armed with hammers, power tools, paint and enthusiasm, 100 junior high and high school students flooded into South Dallas June 8-13 to help repair homes through Urban BOUNCE. The Texas Baptists Student Disaster Recovery program…

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Jurassic World: Is bigger and better ever enough?

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen Jurassic World yet and you plan on seeing it, you may want to wait to read this post since a few plot points may be given away. Just when you thought T-Rex was the scariest possible…

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When disaster hits home

WIMBERLEY – As Bobby Catt and his family were on vacation in his hometown of Wimberley over Memorial Day weekend, the flood waters rose and the small stream of the Blanco River swept homes off foundations and left many stranded. …

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Executive Board encouraged by testimonies of BSMs, discuss church planting increases

DALLAS – Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) directors are being missional on college campuses, a place not like any other in America, Bruce McGowan, director of Collegiate Ministries shared with Executive Board members on Monday, May…

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Go Now students encouraged to start sharing now

DALLAS – Rather than waiting to share the Gospel until Go Now missionaries arrive on the mission field, Joe Osteen encouraged students to starting sharing as soon as they leave, even on the plane. Osteen, BSM director at the…

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TBDR seeks volunteers and funding to help Central Texas flood victims

SAN MARCOS – Following intense flooding in the Central Texas region of San Marcos and Wimberley, Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery is working to coordinate volunteers and funds to assist those in need. More than 400 homes have been…

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Texas Baptists assist FBC Mineral Wells following tornado damage

MINERAL WELLS – A tornado tore through downtown Mineral Wells on Tuesday, May 19, damaging First Baptist Church, along with several local businesses. The next day, Texas Baptists were on-hand ready to help in a myriad of ways…

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Cyclists weather storms to end hunger

When you are driven by a great cause, like working to end the cycle of hunger and poverty experienced by millions worldwide, a 500-mile bike ride seems a little more possible. Twenty-nine cyclists from across Texas, along with a…

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The Gospel of grace for Millennials and Gen Z

Researchers are spending hours upon hours studying millennials (born 1981-2000) and Gen Z (born 2001-present) – what they like, dislike, their passions and motivators. These upcoming generations, which comprise our youth groups…

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Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery Update on Nepal Earthquake

In response to the devastation experienced in Nepal following the 7.9 earthquake on April 25, Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery has been in communication with several partnering Baptist entities worldwide. TBDR leaders have been…

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Children in volatile community find hope and health through local ministry

Open House Ministries is a ministry actively seeking to alleviate hunger and poverty in Homestead, Florida. They receive funds from the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering, which help OHM in a variety of ways: Providing…

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CLC opens doors for advocates to interact at the Capitol

AUSTIN – Advocates work for the best interest of all, the voiceless, or marginalized, Kathryn Freeman, director of public policy for the Christian Life Commission, shared with attendees at CLC Advocacy Day. The event was…

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Table for 12

The number of single adults in America is on the rise. There are 124.6 million singles in the U.S., which now outnumbers married adults over the age of 16 (Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics, August 2014). What that means is…

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Who's your padre?

At a glance 1,060 BSM students served at Beach Reach over the course of three weeks. 110 salvations were recorded on South Padre Island. 53 baptisms of new believers took place in the Gulf of Mexico. 11,765 Gospel…

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Champs Camp reaches community and empowers students

HARLINGEN – While spring break is time for teachers and students to take a vacation from classes, many parents working full-time jobs do not have resources available to find childcare for their children while they continue to work…

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WOW: Christian Kid Jams from the 90s

When someone tells you to “Go West,” do you automatically follow it up with “Young Man?” If so, you might be a Christian kid of the 90s like me. I grew up as a PK (pastor’s kid) in East Texas where we jammed out with the best of…

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​Moving mountains for Maggie

Blind, deaf, paralyzed, orphaned. All these words could have defined Maggie Mei Henderson, but by the power of God, this energetic two-year-old is now living with her forever family, walking, talking and seeing the world with…

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Educating parents impacts communities

Two years ago Principal Marta Plata of Manuel Jara Elementary School realized her staff of excellent teachers and leaders could work tirelessly every year to seek to educate their students and empower them to be the best they…

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February 2015 Executive Board Review

DALLAS – Amidst ice and freezing temperatures, the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas convened February 22-24 for their spring meeting. During Tuesday’s combined business session, President Kathy Hillman…

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Insta-moments

Instagram is quickly becoming one of the most popular apps for Millennials and I am right there along with my peers. I love Instagram and check it multiple times each day (I would be embarrassed to actually count and admit how…

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Resisting Rest

When I think of the word “rest,” most of the time it’s my mom’s version of rest when I was a little girl. Every Sunday afternoon was mandatory nap time in the Lowrie house, being a pastor’s home bustling with four little girls…

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Removing obstacles to evangelism

When Leslie Strobel became a Christian, she was so excited about the new life she had in Christ. But, she was also heavily burdened for her husband, Lee. A self-proclaimed atheist who actively pursued hedonism and pleasure over…

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Questions and faith

Do you have questions and anxiety rise up when you think about sharing the Gospel? Will I know all the answers to their questions? What if they ask me something I can’t explain? What if I stumble upon my words? Think about…

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You are not alone

Last Sunday, I walked into church with two friends looking for a place to sit. I saw one of our elderly ladies sitting by herself, so I walked up and asked if we could join her. She hugged me and said, “Yes, of course! I hate…

Lessons from A Christmas Carol

On my way out the door to the airport last week I realized I needed a book to read on my plane ride to New York. I quickly glanced on my shelf and Charles Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol caught my eye. I must have bought it…

​Texas Baptists approve 2015 budget, elect new officers at Annual Meeting

WACO – During the 129th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, several important business items were discussed, voted on and approved. On Tues., Nov. 18, at 9:30 a.m., Earl Ann Bumpus, chair of the…

City Reach Waco shares Gospel and inspires local churches in evangelism

In a celebration luncheon on Monday during Annual Meeting, there was cause for much rejoicing as stories were shared of evangelism outreach throughout Waco and the surrounding Central Texas area. City Reach Waco, an intentional…

​Texas Baptists elect diverse officer panel

WACO – Texas Baptists have elected the most diverse officer panel in the 129-year history of the Annual Meeting. Kathy Hillman, messenger from Columbus Avenue Baptist Church in Waco, has been elected President, marking the second…

​Texas Baptists gather in Waco for Annual Meeting

WACO – Texas Baptists’ will welcome messengers to the annual meeting November 16-18 in Waco. The meeting, held at the Waco Convention Center, is centered on the theme “Live the Difference” with a special emphasis on ministry…

Engage 24 stories from around the state

Engage 24, an intentional one-day emphasis on evangelism, was held this year on October 14. Texas BSMs found unique ways to embrace the emphasis on their campuses, some making it a week-long event and others choosing more than…

Churches built to last

MIDLAND – Churches, like the human body, have a natural life cycle. The average lifespan of a church is around 70 years, unless something supernatural happens to further its impact, according to David Lowrie, senior pastor of First…

Texas Baptists prepare to Live the Difference

WACO – Texas Baptists’ annual meeting November 16-18 in Waco will be an opportunity to see what it means to truly “Live the Difference.” The meeting, to be held at the Waco Convention Center, is centered on the theme verse from 1…

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Saying thanks to your pastor

Being a pastor can many times be a thankless job. One works seemingly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – going from meeting to counseling session to hospital visit. Not to mention the time needed to prepare for Sunday’s sermon…

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Executive Board approves purchase of BUA property

DALLAS – During the September 29 business session of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board, it was unanimously approved for the convention to purchase 12.87 acres of land in San Antonio currently owned by the…

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Internet Church and you

Live streaming, podcasting, providing worship services online…there are many different ways for churches today to offer online options for their congregations. What works for one church may not work for another, but there are…

Hand-painted prayer reminders

ADAMSVILLE – Betty Rials was looking for a way to remind her church members at Adamsville Baptist Church to pray for state missions during the WMU of Texas Mary Hill Davis emphasis week. She looked out in her front yard and found…

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​Texas Baptists raise $182,000 for hunger through Mother’s Day Offering

DALLAS – Texas Baptists gave more than $182,000 to help end hunger and poverty through the Second Annual Mother’s Day Hunger Offering. These gifts are used for hunger relief and anti-poverty programs both in Texas and abroad. …

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Construction nears completion for 16 Filipino pastors’ homes

ILOILO CITY, the Philippines – In January, Texas Baptist churches were asked to respond to a great need in the Philippines following damage cause by Typhoon Haiyan. A request was sent out from Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery…

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Where the healing begins

This story is 2 of a 3-part series addressing the effects of sexual abuse and the power of healing through Jesus Christ. Sexual abuse is a sensitive subject and many times hearing about the pain and struggles loved ones have…

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Because of where you have been

This story is 1 of a 3-part series addressing the effects of sexual abuse and the power of healing through Jesus Christ. Tricia Martin* was a fun-loving preacher’s kid in the 1970s who played outside constantly and never met…

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Dallas shelter & 'For the Children fund' open doors for Texas Baptists to care for border children

DALLAS — Seeking to fulfill the commands of Jesus in Matthew 25 to provide for those in need, Texas Baptists have an opportunity to provide care for unaccompanied children who have crossed the border and will soon be transported…

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Hispanic Baptists focus on discipleship at Convencion 2014

MCALLEN — Focused on being passionate disciples, the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas gathered in McAllen for their annual meeting from June 29-July 1. A total of 1,374 were registered in attendance, with 490 serving as…

Hispanic Baptists seek ways to help border crisis

MCALLEN — The crisis along the Texas/Mexico border regarding more then 47,000 unaccompanied children was on the hearts and minds of those attending Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas in McAllen this week. “It is necessary for us…

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CLC approves Resolution on Immigrant Children Crisis

DALLAS — The Christian Life Commission has called on Texas Baptists to respond in a compassionate way to the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children and teenagers along the southern United States border. Commissioners approved…

Eternal victories through soccer tournaments

GUADALAJARA — As the little boys gathered around preparing for the final game in their soccer tournament, River Ministry coordinator Pedro Munoz reminded them that this was the moment they had been preparing for over the past…

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The need for No Mas Violencia in Guadalajara

GUADALAJARA — People are gathering across the globe in masses to cheer on their favorite team in the World Cup. Watch parties have emerged in several areas in Guadalajara as nationals cheer on the Mexican team, or enjoy…

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Christian Life Commission announces office relocation to Austin

DALLAS — The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission has announced a relocation of all offices from Dallas to Austin effective Sept. 1. “This is an exciting decision that will enhance the effectiveness of the Christian Life…

Summer Disaster Recovery trips need volunteers

DALLAS – Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery is looking for volunteers to assist with summer trips responding to areas devastated by floods, wildfires and tornadoes. Recovery efforts will take place in Estes Park, Colorado; Mayflower…

Risenhoover named associate endorser for chaplaincy relations

DALLAS – Texas Baptists have named Chaplain Georgia Risenhoover, of Granbury, associate endorser for Chaplaincy Relations. Risenhoover is the first woman to be named to the position and she will also serve as state coordinator…

Executive Board approves building sale, agreement with STSCS

DALLAS -Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board convened on Mon., May 19, and Tues., May 20. Several decisions were made, including the sale of the BGCT’s Dallas facility to Baylor University for $16 million. For…

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Texas Baptists announces sale of Dallas facility

DALLAS – The Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas unanimously approved the sale of the Convention’s Dallas facility to the Baylor University School of Nursing during a meeting on Tues., May 20. The…

State Youth Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament Winners Named

The 2014 Texas Baptist State Youth Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament was held at the Baptist Building on May 2 and 3. There were 82 participants from 29 churches who competed over the weekend. Overall, for 2014, there were…

Into the wood

BROWNWOOD – Today was a recovery ride for most of the cyclists, with a shorter distance of 59 miles from San Saba to Brownwood. While it may have been less miles, it still proved to be challenging for the riders. Some got dropped…

Never too young

FREDERICKSBURG – You don’t have to be an expert cyclist to take part in the week-long Bike Out Hunger event. Our youngest rider this year, Gertie Kate Adair, is only seven years old. Gertie Kate is from Dripping Springs and she is…

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Parents learn skills for raising highly capable kids

FORT WORTH – Twenty-nine parents from Manuel Jara Elementary School set aside time for 11 weeks this spring to learn tools, skills and confidence to raise healthy, caring, and responsible children through Parent University. A…

Backpacks of food and hope provided through Hunger Offering

FREEPORT – Most children look forward to 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, signaling the end of school and beginning of the weekend. There are roughly 65 hours between Friday afternoon and Monday morning when school starts again. Many…

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Congreso Nation is Everlasting for 50th Anniversary

WACO – Congreso is an experience thousands have encountered over the past 50 years. What began in 1964 as a ministry to Hispanic Baptist students has continued to impact thousands of lives across the state. This year, from Apr…

WMU reflects on defining moments at annual meeting

GEORGETOWN – Sharing of God’s faithfulness in the midst of many trials, Steve McCord stated, “We are not compelled but surrendered to Him who loved us with an everlasting love.” The theme of surrender was tied with the overall…

Honduras: A display of His splendor

CENICERA, Honduras – The kids here in Honduras have stolen my heart! Last night we attended a worship service at a house church in Cenicera, just a few miles from Gracias. When we arrived, I recognized several of the kids from the…

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Hunger in Honduras: The face of a thankful heart

CATULACA, Honduras – Felipe is paralyzed from the waist down after a tragic accident about five years ago. He has undergone eight surgeries and was forced to sell most of his land to pay for the medical procedures. He was the…

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Hunger in Honduras: Bringing hope across a footbridge

GRACIAS, Honduras – Today, we saw the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering in action, with three men carrying nearly 60 pounds of food on their backs, across a shaky wooden footbridge to a family in need. Shannon Hopkins and his friends…

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How to seek God through frustration

GEORGETOWN – Frustration is a theme everyone will journey through at one point or another, according to Dave Edwards, keynote speaker for the Single Adult Rally on Apr. 5, “One is a whole number.” “Frustration occurs anytime our…

Women in ministry conference encourages women to embrace leadership

WACO – Women in ministry should embrace leadership in the areas God has called them to, according to speakers at the Texas Baptists Women in Ministry Conference held at George W. Truett Theological Seminary on Mar. 25. “As a woman…

Hunger Offering helps family overcome poverty in Bangladesh

BHALUKA UPAZILA, Bangladesh – Conditions were hard for Asma Khatun and her family of five, living in extreme poverty in a small village in Bangladesh. While her husband, Babul Dhaly, worked hard to provide, they did not own any…

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Hunger funds help mom find a shoulder to lean on

NEW BRAUNFELS – Gloria Mata needed help. Medical bills from her daughter’s illness stacked up, and the single mother realized she no longer had enough money to put food on the table for her family of six. Deliverance came in the…

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Miracles don't just happen in the Bible

Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, in Austin, received a heart transplant on Jan. 23, 2013, following more than ten years of heart issues. Two weeks ago, he was able to meet the family of the donor…

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Executive Board adopts Engage24 as emphasis for Texas Baptists

DALLAS – During their Feb. 25 meeting, the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board voted to adopt Engage24, challenging every Texas Baptist to share the gospel with at least one person on Oct. 14, 2014. This day of…

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Texas Baptists endorse first oil patch chaplains

DALLAS – Texas Baptists endorsed Hollas and Nelda Hoffman as the first Oil Patch Chaplains on Monday, February 24, during a meeting of the Executive Board. The Hoffmans, of Gonzales, will serve on the oil fields of South Texas as…

Church Strategists: Connecting and helping meet needs across Texas

On April 17, 2013, an explosion at a fertilizer plant forever changed the community of West, Texas. Richard Mangum, Texas Baptist church strategist for Central Texas, was in the town talking with local pastors and helping assess…

Record number of students respond to 'Who will go?'

MIDLOTHIAN – Who will go? That is the question that Go Now Missions has been asking college students around the state for the past year. This weekend, 205 students responded to that question with willing and able hearts as they…

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Texas Baptists give record $953,000 toward Hunger Offering

DALLAS – Texas Baptists gave more than $953,000 to the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering in 2013 to help address hunger and poverty issues around the world. This is the largest amount raised through the offering since its creation in…

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Wilson named director of church evangelism

Dr. Charles Wilson has been named director of church evangelism for Texas Baptists. Through his work, Wilson will coordinate ENGAGE evangelistic conferences across the state, as well as assist associations and churches in helping…

Antoine named bivocational pastor ministry director

DALLAS – Texas Baptists named Ira Antoine director of bivocational pastor ministry. With a growing number of pastors serving in bivocational ministry across the state, Antoine will serve as a resource for these ministers. “The…

Trusting in the hard places

Go Now missionaries returning home from a semester of serving around the world sat in a panel discussion across from new students preparing to go during their January retreat in the BSM at the University of Texas at Arlington. The…

Students learn 'God can use my life'

EDINBURG – On a sunny Friday afternoon, five freshmen students walked across campus at the University of Texas – Pan American pulling a wagon filled with lemonade, musical instruments and salvation tracks. Their destination was the…

Texas Baptists provide testimony at federal hearing on arbitration

DALLAS – Two Texas Baptist pastors raised concerns about payday and car title lending practices during meetings with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leadership in Dallas on Dec. 12. Jeff Johnson, pastor of First…

Texas team brings supplies, assesses disaster in Philippines

ESTANCIA, the Philippines – Pastor Michael Rama huddled with his wife and their 11-month-old son in the Estancia Baptist Church parsonage as the winds and waters from Typhoon Haiyan pounded their home in the coastal town of…

Philippines Typhoon: Be still and know

AJUY, the Philippines – During Typhoon Haiyan, many people were forced to evacuate their homes to seek higher ground or safer refuge. Villagers from Bobog needed to escape the remote area they were living in because of the great…

Philippines Typhoon: Refuge and Strength

ESTANCIA, the Philippines – Touring the coastal city of Estancia today was heartbreaking and overwhelming at times. The reality and the gravity of the situation hit each of us at different points and it was a very emotional day…

Philippines Typhoon: Smile through the storm

CONCEPCION, the Philippines – Pastor Noel and his family sat together in their home, praying that the Lord would protect and deliver them from Typhoon Haiyan. While they were huddled together, the storm blew around them and they…

Philippines Typhoon: Arrival

ILOILO CITY, the Philippines – We arrived safely in the Philippines on Monday after many hours of travel. We were greeted at the airport in Manila by several friends of the Dagohoys who treated us to a delicious Filipino…

Churches partner to feed children in Haiti

GONZALES – Baptist churches across South Central Texas joined together this holiday season to prepare 128,000 meals to feed needy children in Haiti. The area-wide packing event began as an idea more than a year ago through the…

Philippines Typhoon: Preparing to go

Our disaster assessment team of six leaves for the Philippines in four days to respond to the disaster that has affected so many following Typhoon Haiyan. Comprised of BGCT staff, disaster assessment “yellow caps” from Texas…

Providing spiritual nourishment for those in need

CORPUS CHRISTI – Juan Rena was hungry and hurting when he came to the Crossbridge Fellowship Church food pantry. He had no idea how the Lord would change his life in the following year and lead him to become the director of the…

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Bringing God to soldiers and soldiers to God

FORT SILL, OK – Twenty-four soldiers dressed in PT uniforms sat on the chapel stage on Quarry Hill before Spiritual Formation classes began. From varied backgrounds and more than 20 states across the country, the soldiers had…

Building community one house at a time

PEÑITAS – Down a road devoid of many street signs, and yet to be tracked by Google maps, stands a brand-new purple house shining at the end of the block. This house now belongs to the Lozada family – Miguel, Julia, Hosea (14)…

Texas Baptists increase giving to SBC by 2.7%

DALLAS – Texas Baptists’ giving to the Southern Baptist Convention for 2013 has increased by 2.7% as compared to giving reports from the same time period in 2012.From January through September of 2013, Texas Baptist churches gave…

Engaging Students in Sharing the Gospel

ARLINGTON – Christian college students across the nation set out on Oct. 10, with a common goal in mind – to share Christ. Through Engage24, students involved in Baptist Student Ministries were each encouraged to engage one person…

Memorial set for HSU Senior Taylor Huff

Memorial service arrangements for Taylor Huff have been set for 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the Church on Rush Creek: Green Oaks Campus, 2350 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd., in Arlington, TX, 76017. Huff passed away in a…

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Business Leadership Principles Translate into the Ministry

ARLINGTON – Leadership principles from the business world can be translated to ministry principles as youth ministers across Texas learned during Leadership Tuesday at Youth Ministry Conclave. Colleen Barrett, president…

Community Resurrection

WACO – The resurrection of Christ continues to reverberate throughout inner city communities across the nation, according to presenters at the No Need Among You Conference. “We are part of a beautiful movement committed to making…

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'Go Now' to the ends of the Earth

Standing on a street corner looking towards the Financial District in New York City, Leilani Estrada could hear five languages being spoken at the same time. “God really has brought all the nations together in NYC,” she said. “It…

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Lebanese partnerships spread hope and aid to Syrian refugees

Spiritual revival is taking place in the midst of the Syrian crisis. With the escalating disputes in Syria, many are fleeing to neighboring countries to escape the crossfire. Media reports depict the great suffering and…

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