DALLAS – The Baptist General Convention of Texas has hired Carolyn Porterfield to help connect Texas Baptists looking to help people affected by Hurricane Ike with opportunities to serve.
The former executive director-treasurer of Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas will start Sept. 29 and will help Texas Baptist mission teams and individuals connect with Southeast Texas mission opportunities in the wake of Hurricane Ike. Full Story »

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio is providing $50,000 to assist victims of Hurricane Ike. Full Story »

ALVIN – Early reports indicate a number of Texas Baptist churches in the Southeastern portion of the state sustained damage as Hurricane Ike blew through the state. Full Story »

HOUSTON – A week after Hurricane Ike blew across East Texas, glimmers of recovery and hope are beginning to emerge. Full Story »

PRESIDIO – A surge in the Rio Grande River has forced the evacuation of several hundred homes in this border town and flooded 350 homes in its neighbor across the border. Full Story »

HUNTSVILLE – Baptist groups serving in the wake of Hurricane Ike primarily are in need of two things – volunteers and funds. Full Story »

HUNTSVILLE – In a city where portions are without electricity, two groups of Texas Baptist volunteers seem to have energy to spare. And share. Full Story »