Hispanic Education Initiative
The Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas has named Jesse Rincones as its first executive director. Full Story »
SAN ANTONIO – “Rays of light” are flowing through the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas to impact people for Christ across the state and beyond. Full Story »
When the topic of education and Hispanics comes up in a conversation, eventually it often drifts to undocumented students. I am not here to solve the issues that arise when students are undocumented, but I am here to say that as Christ followers, we are called to love all people in the name of Christ… even undocumented students.
The other day, I was visiting with Elizabeth Tamez, associate director of enrollment services at the Baptist University of the Americas and director of Nueva Generation3 Hispanic training effort. During our chat, she shared several important resources that can help parents, church leaders and friends know how to help a student still gain an education even if her or she is undocumented. Full Story »
WACO – In this age, youth often are attracted to conferences because of famous worship bands, high-tech endeavors and the most sought-after speakers. But at Congreso, the Texas Baptists Hispanic youth evangelism conference, students were challenged to put away the fancy worship conditions and just get to the heart of worship – worshiping God through the Spirit and truth. Full Story »
Texas has a problem – many of our students are disappearing right before our eyes. They are dropping out of school and taking with them their hope for a better future. Learn what one small factor can change the direction of students’ lives, giving help, hope and a chance to hear the gospel – all things that could help them graduate from high school and widely open the door to a future filled with great possibilities. Full Story »
For many years, Raymond Villareal served as a school teacher in the Dallas Independent School District before moving on to being a reading coach. During the years that he taught sixth grade, he struggled with getting the young boys to read books, especially the Hispanic boys.
He knew that something had to change if these boys were going to succeed in completing their education. Full Story »
Join Fellowship Hall co-host Kaitlin Warrington as she chats with a panel of Hispanic leaders addressing education issues within the state related to the high dropout rate among Hispanic students. Hear the guest panel discuss their personal education experiences as they grew up in Texas Hispanic culture as well as ways that the cultural divide can be dissolved so that any Christ follower can stand in the gap for at-risk students, helping them see their potential and survive and thrive in not only high school but also higher education. Full Story »