Articles from July 2019

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MAP Stories: Luke San-Gupta

by Guest Author on July 23, 2019 in MAP Stories

God heard the simple prayer of His faithful servant and healed this lady.

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The 86th Legislative Session in Review

by Kathryn Freeman on July 19, 2019 in CLC

The 86th Legislative Session has ended and most lawmakers have returned home. Here is a recap of some of their legislative accomplishments and failures of key legislation related to the 2018-2019 CLC legislative priorities.

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African American Fellowship Conference focuses on strengthening one another

by Bonnie Shaw on July 19, 2019 in News

The week, which included worship, more than 30 seminars, special luncheons, and officer elections, centered around working together with fellow pastors, WMU Sisters Who Care, and AAF members.

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Kathryn Freeman leaving CLC after five years of service

by Gus Reyes on July 18, 2019 in CLC

It is with both sadness and excitement that I write to let you know we are losing a valued employee of the past five years -- Kathryn Freeman.

Kathryn will be leaving our staff the end of July in order to pursue her Master of Divinity degree full time at Baylor University's Truett Seminary. She also will be working with Truett.

Kathryn has led our public policy efforts since joining us in August 2014. She came to us as a practicing attorney with legislative staff experience, and she used her experience and abilities to further Texas Baptists's work in Austin. Kathryn especially brought a Matthew 25 emphasis on caring for "the least of these" through her policy work. The CLC has seen great success in advancing policy initiatives and blocking ill-conceived policy proposals.

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Why one Leadership Texas Baptists member invites others to be a part

by Guest Author on July 16, 2019 in Faith

I believe that the architects of that future are the emerging leaders of Texas Baptist.

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HPU Social Work director teaches students to approach career field with a Christian mindset

by Guest Author on July 15, 2019 in Great Commission

After working in secular social work higher education for eight years, Rachel Derrington knew she was called to something more.

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Goodbye Coastal Bend!

by Cecily McIlwain on July 13, 2019 in BOUNCE

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Mineral Wells ministry offers a hand up to those in need

by Guest Author on July 1, 2019 in Hunger Offering

By Abby Hopkins

“Mommy, you did it.”

A woman who had been struggling to get her GED heard these words at graduation coming from her daughter. Now, she is taking college classes and will occasionally visit the ministry that helped her get there – Mineral Wells Center of Life.

Mineral Wells Center of Life, a Texas Baptist Hunger Offering partner ministry, began in 2011 to reach its community. Since opening, the ministry has been able to offer a variety of services from GED (high school equivalency) classes to food distribution to job training programs and more.

Executive Director Cindy Maness said the center’s ministries have recently expanded.

“You never know what the need is going to be,” Maness said.

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