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I live with an overwhelming sense of being truly rescued.

If you took my family and went back one generation to my grandparents and my husband’s grandparents then listed every sin in the Bible, it could be matched to a name and face on my family tree.  Murder, stealing, lies, big things, small things – we are the faces that represent the destructive choices people make. Full Story »

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When we combine the teachings from Matthew 25:35 and James 2:14-17, clearly the actions of our faith are to include taking care of the needs of others. In Matthew 25 we read that the Son of Man will come and make a separation setting some on the right and the others on the left. Those on the right side are those who, when they see the hungry and thirsty do something about it. Full Story »

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Yesterday, I went over to the apartment complexes and ran into Peter, a friend from the soccer fields. A few weeks back I had actually spent two days explaining the gospel to him and answering several of his questions about Christianity, but I hadn’t seen him for long enough since then to continue our conversation. I actually decided to bring a pair of Bibles with me in case I got the chance to talk with him again. Full Story »

Hunger

One day traumatically changed Haley’s life, sending her in a hurtful direction and separating her from her parents. See how Exodus Ministries in Dallas, an outreach supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering, is helping Haley re-launch her life as she and her family grow closer together daily. Full Story »

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ISAAC’S 2012 SUMMER INSTITUTE ON BASIC IMMIGRATION LAW TO BE HELD IN SAN ANTONIO

The Immigration Service and Aid Center’s first Summer Institute on Basic Immigration Law will take place at Baptist University of the Américas in San Antonio on June 4-8. Full Story »

Living the Christian Life

No Human Being Is Illegal

It was the year 2006.  I was serving as Pastor of a small Hispanic church in Central Texas when I felt the call of God to serve, love and become fully engaged in ministry to the immigrant population.  But simply saying that I “felt a call” does not do justice to what I experienced.  What I actually felt was a strong pull, an almost violent re-direction of my life toward totally uncharted territory. Full Story »

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