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Go Now Missions student summer missionaries discovered God’s call was only a prayer or phone conversation away.

Vanessa Solis, a recent Angelina State University graduate, prayed since the beginning of the year for God to show her “something extreme to go all out for God.” For much of the Spring semester, nothing seemed to fit that criteria. Then her BSM director called and told her Go Now Missions – the Cooperative Program-supported student missions arm of Texas Baptists – was looking for a bilingual female student to serve in Venezuela. Full Story »

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Every other year, students from Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston take a mission trip without a plan. But there’s plenty of guidance from above. Full Story »

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I have been thinking lately about all the information I have heard in recent years concerning our immigration situation. If you are like me, it is hard to know who is telling the truth and who is disseminating information that has not been verified. Before trying to sort out those facts, I thought I would look into some of my favorite Bible passages and see if I could learn anything about working with people of other cultures. In the next few postings we will look at what we can learn from these biblical accounts. Today, let’s start with Joseph. Full Story »

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Here’s your chance to get this on your calendar now for 2013!  The North Texas Food Bank’s Full On Faith Week will be July 6 through 13, 2013.  This is a chance for your church to help sort and box up food to be delivered to food pantries all across North Texas.  And your volunteer hours can be donated to the NTFB-affiliated food pantry of your choice so they can purchase more food for your community!  You can choose a 9 a.m. to noon shift or a 1 – 4 p.m. shift those days. Call 972-780-2531 to find out how to sign up for a time slot. NTFB, located at 4500 S Cockrell Hill Road, Dallas, serves the counties of Collin, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Navarro and Rockwall. Full Story »

through the bible in a year devotional

This book is a guide to reading the Bible through in a year. In addition, there are devotionals that relate to each day’s scripture. In these devotionals, written by 85 fellow Texas Baptists, you’ll find that the language ranges from scholarly to down-home, the perspective is both familiar and comfortable, and the insights are invariably deep. What’s more, the full purchase price goes to help start new churches. Full Story »

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COTULLA – For First Baptist Church members, sharing the gospel with the world begins with reaching a unique group of newcomers they feel God has placed in their community. Full Story »

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MANNFORD, Okla. – Three Texas Baptist Men recovery teams are cleaning up lots and helping victims sift through ash in the wake of wildfires that affected more than 300 homes in this area. Full Story »