April 2020


Reaching Texas’ largest college town


"If they don’t know where to get help, we walk alongside them.”...

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Ministers Financial Health Grant opens doors for student ministry in Corpus Christi


"Blessings really flooded in...

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An expanding network of Collegiate Ministry


“If we can connect with students now...it can change the world.”...

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A spiritual marker: Celebrating 1,000 chaplaincy endorsements


“I am thankful to be supported by an organization that is as on fire to minister as I am.”...

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What does childcare look like when we first open back up?


Each church must evaluate their situation and make the wisest decision for them.  ...

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Considerations for a relaunch of your Youth Ministry


What is safe (not simply allowed) as we “love our neighbor” in the example of Christ. ...

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MAP Stories: To the Amazon


"My dear Amazon, I write you a letter of declaration of love...

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El gobernador Abbott proclama una nueva Orden Ejecutiva para comenzar la reapertura de Texas


El lunes 27 de abril, el gobernador Greg Abbott anunció que permitirá que la Orden Ejecutiva GA-16 (la Orden Ejecutiva anterior) expire al final del mes...

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Gov. Abbott issues new Executive Order to begin reopening Texas


On Monday, April 27, Governor Greg Abbott announced that he will allow Executive Order GA-16 (the old EO) to expire, as scheduled, at the end of the month. ...

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Finding peace from God during the pandemic


What are we to do with the uncertainty of our lives with the coronavirus? ...

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Encontrar paz con Dios durante la pandemia


¿Qué hacemos con la incertidumbre de nuestras vidas con el coronavirus?...

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Friendship Creekside Fellowship hosts a Zoom lock-in to build student community and relationships


"It helped things feel more normal.”...

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College ministries in Waco unite to bring students hope and prayer


"We needed a space where people could come together to voice concerns and feel heard,” ...

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‘Who is prepared for all the trees in your yard to suddenly be on top of your home?’


Forty-six homes are completely destroyed. Two hundred ninety-one more are damaged. A community is shaken but determined to press on...

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Gov. Abbott provides an update on guidance for houses of worship


On April 21, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an updated version of their joint statement titled “Guidance to Houses of Worship During the COVID-19 Crisis.”...

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El gobernador Abbott actualiza las guías para las iglesias o templos


El 21 de abril, el Gobernador de Texas Greg Abbott y el Procurador General Ken Paxton emitieron una versión actualizada de su declaración conjunta titulada "Guías para las iglesias o templos durante la crisis de COVID-19". ...

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CLC announces new initiative to provide relief to ministries during COVID-19 outbreak


“We want to help ministries and churches who are having to meet new community challenges.”...

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What will Vacation Bible School look like in 2020?


 If you have ever wanted to try something different, this is the year to do it...

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Central Baptist Church encourages social closeness from a physical distance


"People are hearing the Gospel more than ever in human history thanks to technology and the circumstances we find ourselves using it in...

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Cowboy church finds Easter fellowship during social distancing


"What Satan meant for harm, God used for good.”...

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Las víctimas ocultas del virus


Nuestro testimonio puede ser fortalecido al asumir un papel activo para aliviar los males sociales en nuestras propias áreas...

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The hidden victims of the virus


Our witness can be strengthened by taking an active role to curb the social ills in our own localities...

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Texas Baptists assist more than 275 pastors with grants


Texas Baptists provided more than 275 grants to convention pastors across a diverse ethnic and cultural network since the launch of its new Pastor Relief Grant March 30. ...

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Bautistas de Texas ayudan a más de 250 pastores con subvenciones


Los Bautistas de Texas proveyeron más de 250 subvenciones a pastores de la Convención a lo largo de la diversa red étnica y cultural desde el lanzamiento de su nueva Subvención de Ayuda al Pastor el 30 de marzo...

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Meeting rising needs in Conroe


"For the homeless to stay healthy, they need to stay clean...

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That is Grace


"I drove over 20 something hours to get away from Him to come party and He keeps showing up.”...

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Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health


Millions of people are experiencing anxiety and depression related to this life-threatening outbreak. ...

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Efectos del viro COVID-19 en la salud mental


Millones de personas experimentan ansiedad y depresión relacionadas con este brote potencialmente mortal...

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Ministering to soldiers at the heart of the outbreak


“The best thing we have is prayer and unity,”...

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Central Texas disaster relief units donate boxes to aid coronavirus fight


Two Central Texas TBM disaster relief units recently donated nearly 300 boxes to the Capital Area Medical Operations Center in Austin to help in the distribution of medical supplies...

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Serving up sermons on social all week


“They met every day in the Temple courts,”...

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Proporcionando sermones para redes sociales toda la semana


“No dejaban de reunirse en el templo ni un solo día”...

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Adjusting to changes along the border


Along the Texas-Mexico border, Texas Baptists River Ministry missionaries work hard to share God’s love with the immigrants, refugees and locals who live on both sides of the border. ...

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Sobre los ajustes a los cambios en la frontera sur


En la frontera entre Texas y México, los misioneros del River Ministry de los Bautistas de Texas trabajan duro para compartir el amor de Dios a los inmigrantes, refugiados y personas de la comunidad que viven en ambos lados de la frontera....

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TBM delivers protective glasses, plastic sheeting to Baylor Scott & White Health


TBM delivered 1,200 pairs of protective glasses and four pallets of plastic sheeting April 2 to Baylor Scott & White Health to help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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Governor Abbott’s latest Executive Order provides clarity for churches across Texas


On March 31, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-14 (EO), which says residents of Texas must minimize in-person contact with people outside the same household. ...

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La orden ejecutiva del gobernador Abbott brinda claridad a las iglesias en Texas


El 31 de marzo el gobernador Greg Abbott emitió la orden ejecutiva (EO, por sus siglas en inglés) GA-14, en la cual indica que los tejanos deben minimizar el contacto personal con personas fuera de su familia inmediata...

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Surviving the secret


Surviving the secret of abuse is hard, and everyone has a different way of processing their experience...

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