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.
“We get to bear fruit, Texas Baptists family. We bear this fruit because we are connected to that vine that is Jesus Christ.”
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.
The September meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
The Christian Life Commission (CLC) is pleased to announce that David Earl Sanchez has joined the team as the new Ethics and Justice Director.
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.
Jerry Carlisle has been named the new president of the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation (TBMF), following the retirement of founding president Bill Arnold.