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Michael Rama, his wife, and their 11-month-old son are homeless.  Michael is the pastor of the Estancia Evangelical Church in the coastal town of Estancia, the Philippines.  Michael and his family watched helplessly as the roof of the church parsonage and most of their belongings were shattered by Typhoon Haiyan.  Full Story »

Montana Tech

My name is Justin Langford, and I am serving this semester in Butte, Montana, through Go Now Missions. The main portion of my ministry here is with college students at Montana Tech through both the Baptist Student Union and Park Street Baptist Church. Full Story »

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While working the hat stand in a Ukrainian market, Emma French, a student at University Mary-Hardin Baylor, met a boy named Dennis. He was looking for a warm hat to take back to his village for another child who needed it. Full Story »

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DALLAS – Texas Baptists named Ira Antoine director of bivocational pastor ministry. Full Story »

Drippin' Springs

Six years ago, First Baptist Church of Dripping Springs burned to the ground at the hands of an arsonist. Many people at that time left the church. There were about 50 people left to determine the next step. The small group hired a great interim pastor that helped the church through a healing process. Full Story »

The Hospitality House in Huntsville ministers to the families of those who are incarcerated, and Texas Baptists help support this effort.

Executive Director Debra McCammon said, ”The simple touches, conversations, hugs and smiles help us to share the love of Christ with them.”

She also wrote:

“Loving those who are hurting is always about the little things we do: small craft gift on their pillow, a ‘Welcome’ picture postcard sitting on top of their linens, providing a sewing kit when their dress has torn, putting a candle in the brownies, cakes or pies on their birthdays and presenting them with a small gift, or especially a Bible of their “very own” with scriptures marked and a prayer a salvation in the back.”

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DALLAS – Agustin “Gus” Lucas Reyes, PhD., was named the new director of BGCT’s Christian Life Commission (CLC). Full Story »