March 24th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
Henry Blackaby, author of the Experiencing God series, says he commonly sees God working in two places — among CEOs and in prisons. Behind thick walls and steel bars, God is working through His followers to change lives radically. See how God is moving through the criminal justice system in Texas. Will you join other Texas Baptists who are experiencing God’s movement in prisons?
BROOKSHIRE — In winter of 2010, after two suicides and 20 drug overdoses from students at Royal High School, Pastor Bobby “Tre9” Herring was asked by the assistant principal of Royal High School and a local missionary if there was anything he could do to reach the youth of Brookshire. Full Story »
FORT WORTH – This year churches are holding a special offering on Mother’s Day to support the Mother’s Day Hunger Offering. By uniting the efforts of Texas Baptists, we can raise $1 million this Mother’s Day to end hunger one mom at a time. One mom that has received help from this offering is a woman named Kay Schmenk. Full Story »
Before the Civil War, the average cost of a slave was about the equivalent of $40,000 in today’s currency. Today, a person can be purchased for about $90. And the number of slaves in our world today is much higher than it was at the height of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade years ago. Something must be done to change this dark reality.