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Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery and Texas Baptist Men have several opportunities available for people interested in volunteering for disaster recovery and relief efforts. Full Story »

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DALLAS – The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board is asking messengers to the convention’s annual meeting for permission to respond to any offers made to buy the Baptist Building.  Full Story »

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Texas Baptist mothers care so deeply. This Mother’s Day, their congregations honored them by caring for those who do not know where they will find their next meal.  Full Story »

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We love the thrill, the camaraderie, the competition, the drive to push ourselves to do more. And this all comes from sports! Whether we are athletes ourselves or just a super fan, sports play a huge role in our lives. Our weekends are usually filled with games, whether that’s for a team we or our kiddos play on or from watching the game of “our” collegiate or professional sports team. Our DVRs are scheduled to capture our favorite championship games and our cable packages are packed with sports networks. Full Story »

more than just a game

Sports play a major role in our society. Evenings for families are filled with team practices and weekends are packed with games and tournaments at sports complexes near and far. One church noticed this and began ministering to athletes at the Dallas Cup soccer tournament with the simple act of handing out bottled water. Full Story »

FoodBank

Can you picture yourself here? You can do what these people are doing. They are volunteers serving at the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas. You can volunteer at any of the 19 food banks in Texas. They need you! Just contact them and sign up.

Requirements for volunteering (based on North Texas Food Bank information):

  1. Be able to lift small boxes and cans.
  2. Be able to stand and/or walk for 2 to 2 ½ hours with occasional breaks.
  3. Wear closed-toed shoes while on the warehouse floor.
  4. Wear reasonably modest but comfortable and cool clothing, as the warehouse is not air-conditioned.
  5. Be at least 16 years of age. (Volunteers ages 10-15 may volunteer if accompanied by an adult with a ratio of 1 adult for every 5-7 children.)

Find your Texas Food Bank here.

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Bat? Check. Glove? Check. Cleats? Check. Batting glove? Check. Belt? Check. Socks? Check. Batting helmet? Check. Water bottle? Check. Are we green or blue jerseys today? Blue. Check. Snacks and games for little sister’s backpack? Check. Sunscreen and bug spray? Check. Directions to the tournament location? Check. Now we are ready to begin. Full Story »