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Texas Baptists Hunger Offering provides grant for hurricane relief in Nicaragua

by Texas Baptists Communications on December 8, 2020 in News

On November 16, Hurricane Iota slammed into Nicaragua’s coast as a Category 4 storm, hitting an area already reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Eta only two weeks earlier. Homes and businesses were destroyed or badly damaged and thousands were forced to leave their villages in search of safer conditions.

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Texas Baptists celebrate and look ahead during first-ever online Annual Meeting

by Texas Baptists Communications on November 18, 2020 in News

“We get to bear fruit, Texas Baptists family. We bear this fruit because we are connected to that vine that is Jesus Christ.”

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Upcoming Annual Meeting to celebrate Texas Baptists living “compelled” in 2020

by Texas Baptists Communications on October 13, 2020 in News

The Baptist General Convention of Texas will gather online for the 135th Annual Meeting on Nov. 16-17. The meeting will be held virtually for the first time ever in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Executive Board approves 2021 recommended budget among other business

by Texas Baptists Communications on September 22, 2020 in News

The September meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas Baptists pray and prepare a response for Hurricane Laura

by Texas Baptists Communications on August 26, 2020 in News

On Wed., Aug. 26, Texas Baptist leaders encouraged churches and individuals to join together in prayer for those in the path of Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 hurricane expected to make landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

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2020 B.E.S.T. Award recipients chosen

by Texas Baptists Communications on August 24, 2020 in News

On August 17, Texas Baptists announced the winners of the 2020 Baptist Educators Serving Texans (B.E.S.T.). The award celebrates Christian educators who are living out their faith daily among their students and the Texas Baptists institutions that taught them.

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Roy Cotton, Director of African American Ministries, retires after 21 years with Texas Baptists

by Texas Baptists Communications on August 14, 2020 in News

Roy Cotton, director of African American Ministries, has announced his retirement after 21 years of serving with Texas Baptists and 42 years of serving in Baptist ministry.

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CLC welcomes David Sanchez as new Ethics and Justice Director

by Texas Baptists Communications on August 10, 2020 in News

The Christian Life Commission (CLC) is pleased to announce that David Earl Sanchez has joined the team as the new Ethics and Justice Director.

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Texas Baptists welcomes Ray Malone as new Human Resources director

by Texas Baptists Communications on August 3, 2020 in News

On August 3, Ray Malone joined the Texas Baptists staff as the new Human Resources Director, following the retirement of Rollie Richmond who served as the HR Director for eight years.

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Jerry Carlisle named President of Texas Baptist Missions Foundation

by Texas Baptists Communications on July 29, 2020 in News

Jerry Carlisle has been named the new president of the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation (TBMF), following the retirement of founding president Bill Arnold.

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