GARLAND – An education can change lives, and theological training can change the atmosphere and drive of a church. It did at the Ethiopian Evangelical Baptist Church as 28 members completed an 18-month theological education program to gain a certificate in ministry. Full Story »

SUGAR LAND – In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Texas Baptists are seeing that purchasing with a purpose has the power to pull people out of poverty. Full Story »

LUFKIN – Members of First Baptist Church brought hope, hospitality and hot chocolate to go along with the twinkling lights and festive floats of the city’s Christmas parade Dec. 3. Full Story »

VAN ALSTYNE – Rain and snow don’t deter the mail. Or Pastor Jason Norton’s desire to help people in need this Christmas. Full Story »

DALLAS –The face of Texas is changing as the population is no longer represented by just Anglos, Hispanics and African Americans. As the nations have come to the state, Texas Baptists Intercultural Ministries and the Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas are encouraging believers to pray for, care for and share the gospel with these people. Full Story »

HOUSTON – Hope can come in many forms – a genuine conversation, a hug, a prayer or a warm meal. For a handful of Houstonians, it comes through a house that offers stability, love and independence. Full Story »

TYLER –More than 1,200 recently were transported into a Christmas wonderland at Breckenridge Village of Tyler, which turned its chapel into a colorful shopping bazaar, featuring items handcrafted by residents and friends of the Village. Entertainment included live music from the Upper Neches band, dance performances from Candy Crocker Dance Studio, a petting zoo, and an opportunity for children to have their pictures taken with Santa. Full Story »