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Mercy Clinic: Free medical clinic connects church with neighbors

August 12th, 2015 By: Sharayah Colter | Staff Writer

Rebekah Naylor devoted 36 years of her life to serving as a medical missionary in India through the In [...]

Texas church planter elected as new SBTC missions director

August 12th, 2015 By: Keith Collier | Managing Editor

GRAPEVINE—The Southern Baptists of Texas Conventions Executive Board elected Texas church planter Sh [...]

UPDATED: Houstonians finally get opportunity to vote on Equal Rights Ordinance

August 7th, 2015 By: Bonnie Pritchett

Editor's Note: This article has been updated with new developments, Aug. 7. The original article appea [...]

Planned Parenthood reps refuse to appear before Texas Senate hearing

August 5th, 2015 By: Bonnie Pritchett

AUSTIN—The lack of oversight regarding the donation of human fetal tissue and the possible circuitou [...]

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Texas church planter elected as new SBTC missions director

August 12th, 2015 / By: Keith Collier | Managing Editor

GRAPEVINE—The Southern Baptists of Texas Conventions Executive Board elected Texas church planter Shane Pruitt as its new director of missions and approved a proposed 2016 operating budget of $27.1 million during its summer meeting in Grapevine, Aug. 11. Pruitt, 36, planted C3 (Connection Community Church) in Rowlett in November 2010 through the support of the SBTC, and the congregation has [...]

Houstonians finally get opportunity to vote on Equal Rights Ordinance

August 6th, 2015 / By: Bonnie Pritchett

HOUSTON—Houston’s City Council voted Aug. 5 to put the controversial Equal Rights Ordinance (ERO) on the Nov. 3 ballot after a vote to repeal the law failed but not before heated debate arose over the ballot language. Council members opposed to the ba [...]

Jacksonville College ranked fourth-best two-year college in Texas

July 27th, 2015 / By: David Heflin | Jacksonville College

BestColleges.com has released its ranking of the 25 best two-year colleges in Texas for 2015, and Jacksonville College ranked fourth in the state. Schools were evaluated based on performance indicators like acceptance, retention, graduation and enrollment [...]

‘Pray for Muslims’ mobile app released

June 29th, 2015 / By: Sharayah Colter | Staff Writer

A new, free app designed to help Christians pray for Muslims is now available thanks to a joint effort by Rockie Naser, a Southern Baptists of Texas Convention ministry facilitator, and Jonathan Burris, a Christian app developer. [...]