Articles from October 2023

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Cooperative Program Office announces 2023 Baptist educator award recipients

by Texas Baptist Communications on October 31, 2023 in News

The Texas Baptists Office of Cooperative Program Ministry announced recipients of its 2023 Baptist Educators Serving Texans (B.E.S.T.) Award on Thursday, Oct. 26.

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The value of cooperation, brick by brick: A Uganda and Tanzania mission trip report

by Teresa Young, Contributing Author on October 30, 2023 in Stories of Impact

This past August, a group of Texas Baptists church leaders and ministry staff traveled to the East African countries of Uganda and Tanzania in support of a continuing partnership with the Baptist Union of Uganda and the Baptist Churches of Tanzania. While the purpose of the visit was to provide training and resources and preach the gospel, the group received a lesson in cooperation in return.

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Small-town church experiences big-time impact from minister health grant

by Emily Ahrens on October 24, 2023 in Stories of Impact

Hernandez, who is not eligible to receive Social Security, lives off of his pension from working more than 20 years at the local school. While it can be difficult for pastors like Hernandez to make ends meet, Texas Baptists’ Center for Ministerial Health is providing some much-needed support.

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Texas Baptists Christian Life Commission releases prayer guide, establishes fund amidst Israel-Hamas war

by Texas Baptists Communications on October 19, 2023 in News

While we pray without ceasing in this incredibly difficult time, I am beyond thankful for both our ministry partners serving God's precious children and Texas Baptist churches who generously support their crucial work.

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La Comisión cristiana para la vida de Texas Baptists publica guía de oración y establece fondos en medio de la guerra Israel-Hamás

by Texas Baptists Communications on October 19, 2023 in News

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“God is still calling”: Residency program at FBC Burleson helps young ministers discern call, be equipped for ministry

by Meredith Poe on October 16, 2023 in News

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TBM deploys specialized feeding team to meet needs in the midst of war in Israel

by John Hall, TBM Communications on October 10, 2023 in News

Trained TBM volunteers headed to Israel Sunday after the nation erupted into warfare Saturday.

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FORMED: Leading Bible study involves thorough research

by Teresa Young on October 9, 2023 in News

“We want to help women grow in confidence in their beliefs, to know and articulate Christian theology. Women’s ministry is drifting from being event-driven to formation-driven. Personal formation is becoming the emphasis among these ministries.”

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The Pastor’s Common events provide resources, encouragement for emerging ministry leaders

by Bonnie Hirschfeld on October 6, 2023 in News

“Pastoring is not easy, and it’s even more difficult when it’s done alone. So, we want to improve the pastoral experience through connectivity and resourcing and providing a friend to them.”

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Laughing and learning through ministry with Ronny and Robin Marriott

by Meredith Poe on October 2, 2023 in News

“Sometimes you just have to stop and think about a situation that is stressful and learn how to laugh. It’s so much more helpful than getting bitter or angry.”

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