October 2019


Texas Baptists emphasize living “compelled to serve” at 2019 Annual Meeting


The Baptist General Convention of Texas will gather for the 134th Annual Meeting from Nov. 17-19, at the Waco Convention Center. ...

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MAP Stories: The Okasawara Family


Marcelo and Elaine Okasawara serve as missionaries in the Amazon region of Brazil. They are each MAP missionaries adopted by Glen Cove Baptist Church. ...

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Partnership in the storm: How the Allen community aided a local church in its time of need


After assessing the damage in several of the church’s classrooms, leaders wondered how and where members would continue meeting with their Life Groups, adult discipleship classes that meet weekly on Sundays for Bible study and fellowship...

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Walton recognized as Outstanding Interim Pastor of 2019


Dr. Charles "Rusty" Walton received the Maples-Williamson-Daehnert (MWD) Award on Oct. 10, 2019, for being the outstanding interim pastor of the year...

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Texas Baptists Hispanic Leadership Conference to train and equip leaders to be moldable for Christ


Texas Baptists Hispanic Ministries will host its sixth-annual Hispanic Leadership Conference at Dallas Baptist University (DBU) from Oct. 25-26. ...

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A mission-minded church: how a small church on the border is serving thousands of people


Pastor Alvaro Corrales will gladly give anyone who asks a tour of Primera Iglesia Bautista of Alamo...

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How to show your pastor you care


October is Pastor Appreciation Month. There is no better way to show your pastor your appreciation than to make sure a benefits package is set up in a way that is most beneficial to his family’s needs...

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Craig Christina elected as Texas Baptists Associate Executive Director


Craig Christina, pastor of Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church in Dallas, has been elected to serve as the next Associate Executive Director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT). ...

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Upcoming Conclave conference seeks to promote collaboration between family ministries in churches


Conclave, a one-stop conference for various family ministries hosted by Texas Baptists Great Commission Team, will take place Oct. 14-16 at First Baptist Richardson. ...

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