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Published in Commentaries

“In a world in which the church gets a lot of bad press, you count a lot on the other end of the scale for us,” said the head of ABC-USA at a gathering of the NABF Disaster Response Network.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 08 November 2013 16:50

West recovery steady but painful

A Baptist pastor said citizens also have to recover emotionally from the April fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, Texas. 

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 07 November 2013 17:38

Baptists issue disaster response appeals

CBF and BGCT disaster response leaders say help is needed for February tornado victims in Hattiesburg, Miss., and for those whose homes were damaged in flooding last week in Austin, Texas.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 12:12

Harnessing youth for disaster work

A new Texas Baptist program called Bounce seeks young adult volunteers for major disaster relief programs next summer, reminding disaster response officials in other organizations just how important youth are after natural and man-made catastrophes.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 11 October 2013 19:31

BGCT chaplains won’t wed gay couples

Texas Baptist chaplains cannot perform same-sex marriages but are otherwise permitted to provide pastoral care “shaped by the Bible and Baptist tradition.”

Published in Organizations
Monday, 19 August 2013 18:37

Editor says bylaw vote threatens CLC

A Texas Baptist editor says housekeeping changes to convention bylaws could have unintended future consequences for the BGCT Christian Life Commission.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:59

Baptists put backs into 'Loving Oklahoma'

Organizers and participants say the weeklong tornado recovery campaign enables them to be the hands and feet of Christ.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 22 July 2013 19:03

Texas Baptists support abortion law

A state senator cited a letter from Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Director David Hardage as lawmakers passed stronger restrictions on abortions across the state.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 15 July 2013 18:20

Baptists team up for 'Loving Oklahoma'

Up to 1,000 volunteers are expected for a week-long event in August targeting five areas near Oklahoma City that were devastated by recent twisters.

Published in Organizations
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