WACO, Texas (BP)--Jo Beckham admits she was "stubborn" when her grandson Blake gave her a computer for grandmother's day.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–Tarrant County Baptists quickly responded with food and counseling to victims of rush-hour tornadoes which devastated parts of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas, March 28. The storm hit shortly after 6 p.m., doing the most damage to the downtown area. The same tornado, or another, more powerful twister, struck glancing blows […]
HOUSTON (BP)–More than 6,000 students and youth leaders fanned out across the Houston area to rake leaves, bag rice, minister in nursing homes, pick up trash and share the gospel of Jesus Christ as the old year ended and the new began. The students were part of the more than 10,000 who attended YouthLink 2000 […]
HOUSTON (BP)--The high costs of travel, fears of calamity, anxiety about terrorism and predictions of "doom and gloom" at the turn of the 21st century did not deter 64 residents of Hawaii from participating in YouthLink 2000 at the Houston Astrohall.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary mourned its loss, but celebrated its Savior in memorial services on campus Thursday morning. Students, faculty and friends packed the 1,600-seat Truett Auditorium as they remembered the deaths of three of their own and the severe injury to two more by a gunman who opened fire at Wedgwood Baptist Church during […]
AUSTIN, Texas (BP)–Lola Mae Daniel turned 95 in late September, doing what God called her to do nine decades ago: teaching Chinese-speaking people about Jesus. The big difference is that she is teaching in Austin, Texas, where she lives in a retirement apartment building — not China or Taiwan or Hong Kong where she would […]
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Don Browning stood in the broiling sun Sunday, Sept. 19, to tell 15,000 mourners at a football stadium of the first solo his slain daughter, Sydney, ever sang.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary mourned its loss, but celebrated its Savior in memorial services on campus Thursday morning. Students, faculty and friends packed the 1,600-seat Truett Auditorium as they remembered the deaths of three of their own and the severe injury to two more by a gunman who opened fire at Wedgwood […]
EARTH, Texas (BP)–While study leaves are not uncommon for professors and big church pastors, it is pretty unusual for a church which averages less than 100 in Sunday school to give its preacher time off for rest, refreshment and renewal. But First Baptist Church of Earth, Texas, gave its pastor, Bobby Broyles, a month off […]
CORSICANA, Texas (BP)–A Kosovo refugee family of four entered a new life in small-town Texas June 10, half a world away from the war-torn land they were forced to flee. Ahmet Krivaqu, his wife, Remzije, 15-year-old son, Albert, and 22-year-old nephew, Gzim, flew into the Dallas/Fort Worth airport from Newark, N.J., where they have been […]