IRVING, Texas (BP)--Children took a ferryboat ride from Texas to Turkey on a recent Saturday morning as they experienced a participatory missions study.
GALVESTON, Texas (BP)–“Warning: Any attempts to make your marriage work apart from God are dangerous to your health.” That’s the warning label Steve Pettit, a counselor with One on One Ministries, Gainesville, Fla., said should come with marriage. “I’ve got the root of marital discontent figured out: Men marry women,” Pettit told more than 300 […]
DANGERFIELD, Texas (BP)–The tragic shooting that left eight dead and seven wounded at Wedgwood Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, last week plowed through almost 20 years of time to unearth a deep, abiding hurt that had been buried just below the surface of the lives of many of the members of First Baptist Church […]
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (BP)–Some seeds take longer than others to sprout. Avon Friddle was given a “Soul Winner’s New Testament” by a pastor who came to his door to visit 27 years ago. Friddle said he picked up the book from time to time but never took a lot of interest in it. But he […]
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (BP)–Baptists abound everywhere at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas — even the local student bar. They’re not drinking alcohol; they’re dispensing living water and the bread of life. Local churches provided a free lunch every Wednesday during the first month of school, and students flocked to the food. “This is not sandwiches, […]