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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.”

MugShots

I stumbled across a web page the other day that created a deep sense of sadness within me. It’s a page of the Tampa Bay Times which presents mug shots of people arrested in the area. Full Story »

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United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that three defendants charged in a domestic sex trafficking case have been convicted in Houston. Full Story »

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The CLC and Texas WMU hosted a wonderful meeting Tuesday, March 27, of ministries connected to Texas Baptists working to combat human trafficking. We learned what each ministry is doing in order to look at possible collaborations going forward. Texas Baptists are at the forefront on this. Pray that God will direct and empower. Full Story »

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Ken Camp, managing editor of the Baptist Standard, has written a story from message delivered by Texas Baptist Pastor Michael Evans at the 2012 Christian Life Conference. Ken writes the following: Full Story »

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Ken Camp reports in the Baptist Standard on Allen Verhey’s keynote addesses at the annual CLC Christian Life Conference. Full Story »