border


River Ministry responds to increased needs in Mexican border cities


Over the last month, Texas Baptists River Ministry missionaries who serve in McAllen, Laredo and El Paso have seen a significant decrease in the number of immigrants crossing into Texas. ...

Keep reading...

River Ministry work along the border increases as border towns experience influx of needs


Texas Baptists River Ministry missionaries are currently at work in El Paso/Juarez, Del Rio/Ciudad Acuña, Laredo/Nuevo Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley, partnering with local churches and organizations and meeting the needs of immigrants, deportees, refugees and asylum seekers. ...

Keep reading...

Operation Border Blessing brings national leaders together to discuss care amidst crisis


The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission hosted an Operation Border Blessing luncheon on Thurs., May 23, in Mission, Texas, for evangelical leaders and several government officials to discuss critical needs and responses to the border crisis...

Keep reading...

Border Summit encourages Texas and Mexican Baptists to share the Gospel beyond borders or limits


More than 100 people joined together in Matamoros on November 17 to discuss the importance of ministry along the Texas/Mexico border at a Border Summit co-hosted by Texas Baptists and the Seminario Teológico Bautista Cosme G. Montemayor...

Keep reading...

Texas Baptists to co-host Border Summit and continue ministry to refugees along border


Texas Baptists are involved in ongoing ministry along the border between Texas and Mexico through River Ministry missionaries. On Nov. 17, Texas Baptists will join with Mexican Baptists for a Border Summit symposium in Matamoros to discuss ways to respond to the needs along the border...

Keep reading...

Ministry opportunities amidst border situation


Following a call to prayer, and an urging to contact elected officials, ministry opportunities in McAllen and Laredo/Nuevo Laredo are available to Convention churches who desire to meet the needs of those impacted by the recent immigration situations...

Keep reading...

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 do not have fathers and husbands to provide for basic needs. Texas Baptists River Ministry Coordinator Jesus Galarza has worked around Agua Dulce for several years and has built trust with the residents in order to help meet basic needs.

This spring, Galarza coordinated a medical mission trip with students and physicians from UT-Southwestern Medical Center Baptist Student Ministry to provide medical...

Keep reading...