Texas Baptists partner with Send Relief to launch ministry center in Laredo
LAREDO, Texas (BP) -- A new ministry center will open in Laredo, Texas, as part of a partnership between Texas Baptists River Ministry and Send Relief. The center will serve Laredo and the wider Rio Grande Valley area by connecting churches to ministry opportunities on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Texas Baptists urged to proclaim Christ, care for vulnerable
WACO, Texas (BP) -- More than 2,000 participants in person and online witnessed the launch of Faith Fosters Texas at the 2019 Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) annual meeting Nov. 17-19. The new initiative, which aims to alleviate the child welfare crisis in Texas by mobilizing churches to care for vulnerable children and families, was formally launched during the Monday evening session of the 134th annual gathering held in Waco.