Messengers to the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention will gather at Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin to conduct the Convention’s twenty-third Annual Meeting.learn more
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SBTC churches partner with Louisiana Baptist Convention in Hurricane Laura aftermath
Texas Southern Baptist churches can now adopt sister churches recovering from damage dealt by Hurricane Laura when it passed through Louisiana in late August.READ MORE
SWBTS Internationals’ COVID-19 Food Needs Spur Birchman to Action
FORT WORTH—When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Ruth* and her husband—both students at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary—found themselves in a major bind.READ MORE
SBTC DR Crews Help Hurricane Hanna Survivors in Rio Grande Valley: ‘This was God’s Perfect Timing’
PHARR, Texas—On Aug. 6, Pharr native Patty Reynolds, 90, said goodbye to her only remaining sibling, her sister Sally Mullins, 87, as Mullins succumbed to Parkinson’s disease. Reynolds, known by her nickname Petie, and her nephew were allowed inside the quiet room at a residential healthcare facility to spend the last 15 minutes of Sally’s life with her.READ MORE
Black Lives Matter? Embracing the Proclamation or the Organization
ATLANTA—“Black lives matter!” is a statement of proclamation—a declaration and a decree—emerging from centuries of anguish born of America’s history of injustices stemming from the African slave trade.READ MORE
‘You Can’t Cut Against the Grain of Creation,’ Seminary Prof Says on Gender Issues
The Texas Ethics and Religious Liberty Committee of the SBTC held a virtual presentation on Tuesday, August 4, entitled “What Does the Bible Actually Say About Gender Identity?” Led by Andrew Walker, associate professor of Christian ethics and apologetics at Southern Seminary in Louisville, the presentation was open to current members of the TERLC as well as lawmakers across the state.READ MORE