CONROE –For the past four years, Iglesia Bautista El Buen Pastor has spent 21 days each January in a Daniel fast, only partaking of vegetables, fruits and water during this time, asking God to do mighty acts in their midst. Each year, God has answered prayers as the church seeks the heart of the Lord – people are being healed and having better health while others from the community are coming to the church for the first time, receiving the hope of Christ in their lives. Full Story »

A Baptist Child & Family Services medical team left Feb. 12 for Port-au-Prince to aid the Haiti Children’s Rescue Mission, an orphanage that was sheltering a number of youth, ranging from infants to teenagers, many of whom were suffering from painful illnesses and injuries due to the quake. Full Story »

DALLAS – In the midst of meetings filled with policy and financial discussions and decisions, more than 100 Texas Baptists Executive Board members paused for an evening to celebrate the missions and ministry of Texas Baptists. Full Story »

CLIFTON – The churches of Bosque Baptist Association are distributing 2,500 New Testaments as part of Texas Hope 2010, an initiative of Texas Baptists to share the gospel with every Texan by Easter 2010. Full Story »

Kerens church sees fire as a new start

KERENS – Members of First Baptist Church are seeing a fire that burned the congregation’s facilities to the ground as a new beginning. Full Story »

TYLER – Bringing together its multiple ministry arms, Texas Baptists is assisting congregations whose facilities recently were set on fire in a string of suspected arsons. Full Story »

VERNON – Meeting individually with mature believers, new Christians across the state are growing in their faith as a result of an effort to increase Baptist discipleship efforts. Full Story »