Articles from September 2019

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River Ministry responds to increased needs in Mexican border cities

by Kalie Lowrie on September 10, 2019 in News

Over the last month, Texas Baptists River Ministry missionaries who serve in McAllen, Laredo and El Paso have seen a significant decrease in the number of immigrants crossing into Texas.

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New neighborhoods provide new opportunities in Amarillo through church planting

by Bonnie Shaw on September 9, 2019 in Great Commission

Brad and Sarah Newman knew they felt called to plant a church. They were already active members and family pastors in their own church, South Georgia Baptist Church, in Amarillo, TX. Furthermore, the Newmans had been involved with a church plant in Denver, where they had learned how to set up a new church. They began looking at options all over the country, waiting for God to call them somewhere.

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TBM prepares response in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

by Texas Baptists Communications on September 6, 2019 in News

Texas Baptist Men is preparing a response to provide disaster relief to those impacted by the destruction in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. Currently, TBM partners have assessors working in the Bahamas to determine the best ways to provide aid.

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[un]Apologetic conference focuses on evangelism and answering difficult questions

by Bonnie Shaw on September 6, 2019 in News

On Saturday, August 24, Central Baptist Church of Jacksonville, TX, opened its doors to host its first [un]Apologetic Conference to help its members and others in the area better understand and defend their faith.

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Texas Baptists and Truett Seminary celebrate first graduate of joint certification program

by Bonnie Shaw on September 5, 2019 in News

Texas Baptists and George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University recently celebrated the first graduate of the Advanced Certificate of Ministry in Children’s Ministry, a joint certification program offered by the two institutions.

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FBC Refugio dedicates building on two-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey destruction

by Kalie Lowrie on September 3, 2019 in News

On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction of First Baptist Church of Refugio, church members and community leaders gathered to celebrate the dedication of the remodeled church building.

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TBM deploys first wave of Hurricane Dorian relief

by Texas Baptists Communications on September 3, 2019 in Press Releases

Updated 3:10 pm, September 3, 2019

TBM deployed its first wave of disaster relief volunteers toward the Atlantic Coast on Sept. 3 to better respond to needs in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

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