We want to express our joy and gratitude to God for all the blessings poured out.
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.
Being alive means realizing you cannot earn your way to a relationship with God.
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.
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.
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.
In Houston, Guy Caskey is planting churches that are not designed to grow in membership, but multiply in number.
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.
At Archer City Cowboy Church, people who desire a closer walk with Jesus gathers each week.
Church Planter Jason Rhodes’ desire was to reach those in his community, however, he never expected that to happen through hip-hop music.