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SAN ANTONIO – Hispanic Baptists are well-positioned to focus on what God has laid on their hearts for the convention’s future, said Jesse Rincones, Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas executive director. Full Story »

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Sitting on couches overlaid with colorful quilts, university students from Dallas Baptist University and the University of Sao Paulo each sang to the tune of “Amazing Grace” in their own language. Full Story »

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Texas Baptists voted to lay aside our normal annual meetings and gather every 5 years. This year – 2013 – marks our first Summer annual meeting. Full Story »

2013 annual meeting meals and receptions

You are invited to host a meal or reception at the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ 128th Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held July 14-17, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The theme for this year’s meeting is The Family Gathering. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Visually, Ed Seay and his son, Chris, were a little like Windows 95 and Apple iOS 6.

Ed wore a pressed blue shirt, tie and crisp gray suit of an established, 60-something Baptist preacher, while Chris sported faded slim cut blue jeans, a broken-in blue shirt and a rumpled gray jacket befitting an emergent church starter.

A third-generation pastor who grew up steeped in Texas Baptist culture, Chris described the generational differences between the men of God in his life. Their styles may differ, but their goals are the same. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Christians should intentionally bless those around them, said John Trent, author of The Blessing Challenge and founder and president of Strong Families, during the Baptist General Convention of Texas Annual Meeting. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Keron Jackson was at the end of the line. Full Story »