April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In Texas, 175 children are victims of abuse each day. As the body of Christ, churches and Christians have a responsibility to proactively protect children from dangerous or abusive situations.
"I am looking forward to handing the baton to the next generation of younger leadership.”
Many across the Texas Baptist family have risen up to meet the needs of their communities in the face of these challenges.
"Anytime there is a crisis, people are looking for an answer. And we have the greatest answer to any problem: Jesus,”
We are stricken by the racist attacks recently directed at two of our Texas Baptist pastors. Racism of any kind has no place in God’s Kingdom.
"We are fortunate to have two men of such high character and ability joining our staff.”
"We just put out a sign that said ‘free Bibles and prayer’ and people come walking in,”
“Our population is continuing to grow, and we need more churches for that new population,”
"Our children were always sick. How can you get better when you’re drinking dirty water?”
Instead of wondering how his family will manage their debt, he is able to focus on Bible studies, sermons and ministry for his congregation.