Articles from April 2019

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MAP Stories: José Gleidson & Fernanda Almeida

by Guest Author on April 30, 2019 in MAP Stories

We want to express our joy and gratitude to God for all the blessings poured out.

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Under the Pink Dome the Days Are Few: An Update on Some CLC Legislative Priorities

by Kathryn Freeman on April 26, 2019 in CLC

The end of the legislative session is in sight and while there is still time, the days are getting longer and the chances of getting bills out of committee are getting smaller. This is an update on some of the CLC priority bills, where they are in the process and how you can help get them over the finish line.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ...

PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION ...

PAYDAY LENDING ...

You can help.

Above all else, please pray for the CLC and our lobby team that we would be wise, gentle, reasonable, and unwavering in our work to pursue the common good while representing a biblical worldview in accordance to James 3:16-17.

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Congreso celebrates 55 years, encourages students to be alive in Christ

by Kalie Lowrie on April 26, 2019 in News

Being alive means realizing you cannot earn your way to a relationship with God.

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Ministry impacts lives of mothers, families in Slovakia

by Guest Author on April 25, 2019 in Hunger Offering

By Abby Hopkins

In Slovakia, the Roma are a minority known for living in poverty. Education barriers create challenges for individuals to finish school and break the cycles of poverty.

Roma Health & Hunger, a Texas Baptist Hunger Offering partner, is meeting this need by providing resources within the education system. From mothers to their children, the work of this ministry is helping Roma families succeed and thrive.

Hunger Offering funds are specifically used for higher education scholarship funds as well as for lunches and snacks for a preschool program. This ministry unites the body of Christ to meet the needs of Roma people and display the glory of God.

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Returning home

by Guest Author on April 23, 2019 in Great Commission

Marco Barron, a student at Stark College & Seminary, and the youth minister at Segunda Iglesia Bautista in Corpus Christi, found his greatest mission was to return to his parents’ hometown in Mexico and spread the love of God.

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Years in the making, God's surprises never cease

by John Hall on April 23, 2019 in Great Commandment

Iglesia El Camino is part of a growing network of house churches in the Rio Grande Valley, a key approach for Texas Baptists in reaching people along the Texas-Mexico border that maximizes resources and evangelistic zeal.

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Changing lives and reshaping church

by Guest Author on April 23, 2019 in Great Commandment

In Houston, Guy Caskey is planting churches that are not designed to grow in membership, but multiply in number.

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Joining God's work in the Northwest

by Kalie Lowrie on April 23, 2019 in Great Commandment

Read about a recent vision trip to Seattle to meet with church planters, and the new partnership between Texas Baptists and the Northwest Baptist Convention.

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Embracing the Cowboy Church culture

by Riley Robertson on April 23, 2019 in Great Commandment

At Archer City Cowboy Church, people who desire a closer walk with Jesus gathers each week.

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It’s bigger than hip-hop

by Kirsten McKimmey on April 23, 2019 in Great Commandment

Church Planter Jason Rhodes’ desire was to reach those in his community, however, he never expected that to happen through hip-hop music.

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