clc press releases
Texas Baptist CLC joins with Prison Fellowship to recognize April as Second Chance Month
by Kalie Lowrie on April 16, 2018 in clc press releases
The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission has partnered with Prison Fellowship and more than 150 other organizations to recognize April as Second Chance Month, in remembrance of the 65 million people with a criminal record with limited access to education, jobs and other opportunities...
Texas Baptist CLC to host racial reconciliation event in Grand Prairie
by Kalie Lowrie on August 23, 2017 in clc press releases
For Immediate Release
GRAND PRAIRIE–The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will host a one-day conference on racial reconciliation Aug. 26. The event, “One: Unity not Uniformity,” will be at First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Tasha Morrison, founder of “Be the Bridge,” a ministry to equip and provide tools for those who are actively involved in taking the next steps toward racial unity. One: Unity not Uniformity is designed to equip church leaders and lay members to engage in the work of racial reconciliation in their communities.
“Christian leaders need to come together and...
Pro-life legislation supported by leading pro-life coalition
by Kathryn Freeman on April 17, 2017 in clc press releases
AUSTIN — Four major pro-life organizations representing more than 10 million Texans have announced support of key bills before the House chamber of the 85th Texas Legislature.
“We are thrilled a wide range of pro-life bills has been filed this session to better protect the life and dignity of the human person,” said Jennifer Carr Allmon, executive director of the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. “While we maintain the goal of ending abortion in the United States, this bill package makes strategic and incremental progress toward that goal.”
The bills protect women and girls from forced abortions, stop state and local...