The mission of the Church in an ever-changing world
by Gerald Davis on April 27, 2015 in great commandment
God continues His mission of redeeming, restoring and reconciling the world unto Himself. His ultimate goal is to transform the world to what He originally intended. Can you imagine a community, a place where nothing is missing, nothing is broken and everything is as it should be? God is in the process of bringing His Shalom (His wholeness) to broken communities and into individual lives. God is very aware that His creation is in a fallen and broken state, and He is at work to heal and restore His creation.
God is an unchanging God, although his creation continues to evolve and change. A changing world should then cause God's...
CCDA vision trip to McAllen
by Gerald Davis on August 28, 2014 in news
How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things. Romans 10:15
Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery hosted a leadership group of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) on a vision trip to the border which allowed the group to see first-hand the crisis plaguing the unaccompanied minors and family units along the U.S. Border in McAllen, Texas. The group witnessed how God is at work in the midst of the crisis along the border.
Although the situation appears to be bleak and many children, youth and adults suffer through the journey, the hand of God is obviously at work as He carries hundreds of lives to...
Loving Eagle Pass is well underway
by Gerald Davis on June 26, 2014 in news
On Sunday, June 22, 75 pairs of hands and feet descended upon Eagle Pass, Texas to tackle 16 projects representing families recovering from the June 2013 flooding.
Eager and willing volunteers from Lawn Baptist Church (Abilene), First Baptist Church Pasadena and Oak Ridge Baptist Church - Grace House Ministry (Corpus Christi) responded to the call and are here. Outstanding work is being done in repairing roofs, hanging sheet-rock, painting, mud/muck-out, Vacation Bible School, and more as they are being the presence of Christ across Eagle Pass. Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery is partnering with Iglesia Bautista Peniel Church...