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 »
DALLAS – In 2011, Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas is hoping Baptists will discover the 411 of missions. Full Story »
SAN ANTONIO – Pacing back and forth on the altar, evangelist Herman Rios reached his right hand out toward the crowd and called people to embrace a relationship with God. He urged people to give their lives over to Christ, to pledge to follow Him each day. Full Story »
MCALLEN – A day after being elected president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Victor Rodriguez has relinquished his role as president of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas. Full Story »
MCALLEN – In late October, a group of Baptist women walked from house to house in an area of Rio Grande City. As two of the women traveled through the dusty streets praying for the families living there, they stopped at a home, visiting with the family and learning they hadn’t attended church in years. Full Story »
DALLAS – Two years into Texas Baptists’ Hispanic Education Initiative, leaders are seeing the beginnings of a culture of educational success emerge. Full Story »
LUBBOCK – Mariachi band music and the smell of fresh grilled fajitas floated through the air as 13 Lubbock area churches hosted Cinco on 50th, an outreach event geared towards celebrating Hispanic culture and sharing the hope of Christ with the community during Cinco de Mayo.
Hispanic churches from Lubbock, Crosbyton, Lockney, Plainview, Floydada, Levelland and New Home joined with Texas Baptists and the Lubbock Area Baptist Association to gather their resources and host the festivity, in hopes that they could share the hope of Christ with more people in the city.The event was made possible by the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger and support from the Lubbock area Hispanic Baptist churches. Full Story »