Texas Baptists

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BGCT Christmas
Open House

Dallas, TX
12/11/14
Preschool & Children’s
Ministers Retreat

Dallas, TX
1/20/15 – 1/21/15
Abide Prayer Retreat
Spicewood, TX
1/23/15 – 1/24/15
Children’s Worship
University

Lewisville, TX
1/23/15 – 1/24/15
[un]Apologetic Conference
North Dallas

Plano, TX
1/30/15 – 1/31/15

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‘Tis the season—for refugees—to merely survive

by Leah Allen — December 16, 2014

For many in the United States, ‘tis the season to cozy up by the fireplace with family and friends. ‘Tis the season to sing merry Christmas tunes and to be grateful for freedom, relatives and Grandma’s cooking.

But for Syrian refugees who have had to flee to safety in Lebanon, ‘tis the season to fight brutal winter temperatures in their houses made of plywood, tarp or tents and hope they can find food to eat each day. ‘Tis the season to survive.

A writer from Tearfund, a charity passionate about tackling poverty, recently recorded his eyewitness perspective of the situation in his blog:

We visited one…

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Green Acres Baptists Church of Tyler, Texas, realized their methods of serving the people in their community were antiquated. They have since revamped their methods and started the East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network, which includes a store, a meal program and both a food and job program.

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Matt Snowden, pastor of First Baptist Church, Waco, talks about the unique history of the church, the ministries of the church and shares some more personal information, like the most distinct place he baptized someone and how he was called be a pastor.

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“You will be made rich in everything so that your generosity will spill over in every direction.” 2 Corinthians 9:11

Hear from Dr. Hardage and his message on how the fall season is a time of generosity and find out more about how your generosity is impacting the lives of others around the state and globe.

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