What does it mean to “be a family”? Nothing has taught us more about being a family than becoming a foster family. Full Story »


ARLINGTON – It’s time for the church to connect with students in a different way, said leaders at Texas Baptists Youth Ministry Conclave in Arlington Oct. 15-17.

This way is through authenticity, making churches places where students can express doubt, wrestle through hard answers about God and understand that God likes and delights in them, said Kara Powell, co-author of Sticky Faith and executive director of the Youth Institute at Fuller Seminary. Full Story »


Most of us guys understand that whatever we’re building – the right set of tools makes all the difference.   The same is true in building our families. The right fatherhood tools make all the difference.    Full Story »

International wives' outreach

Asha*, a young mother in her late 20s, left her home country of China to join her husband in College Station as he pursues a doctorate degree in electrical engineering. Most days, Asha spends all her time at their small apartment taking care of their two-year-old daughter. She ventures out on her own from their home very little due to her lack of fluency in English. Full Story »