Young mom finds new life in Christ, new church home
CEDAR HILL, Texas (BP) – Haevanle (pronounced heavenly) Satterfield prayed for God to send her a church home in 2021. The 27-year-old single mom had gotten a New Testament from a Little Free Library box at the Cedar Hill park where she had taken her young son.
DR chaplaincy teams offer ‘spiritual counseling’ at FEMA request
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (BP) – One Hurricane Ian survivor found dealing with the pressures of the storm and the storms of life almost unbearable … until she spoke with Southern Baptists of Texas Convention Disaster Relief chaplains at Fort Myers Beach.
‘Brother, I need a hug’: SBTC DR volunteers sharing love of Christ in wake of Hurricane Ian
FORT MYERS, Fla. (BP) – The Southern Baptists of Texas Disaster Relief volunteers working at McGregor Baptist Church serving Hurricane Ian survivors had a 5,000-gallon truck full of potable water and plenty of electricity from generators to power the mass feeding unit they operated.
Dallas church bringing Gospel to thousands through food ministry
DALLAS (BP) – For Johnnie Bradley, pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church for the past 16 years, the struggles of the pandemic meant increased opportunities to share the Gospel by expanding the church’s longtime Messiah Ministry outreach.
Salado church destroyed by tornado rises over adversity to continue ministry
SALADO, Texas (BP) – Tornadoes can hit with an unheralded ferocity.
Reports of God’s provision pour in from frontlines of Ukrainian refugee response
WARSAW, Poland (BP) – When veteran Southern Baptists of Texas Convention Disaster Relief chaplain and assessor Linda Mitter of Rockwall was asked to join a Send Relief fact-finding team headed to Poland, she didn’t think she would go.
13 months of joy, an eternity of impact
WICHITA, Kan. (BP) – Lottie Elizabeth Sandusky charmed everyone she met in her mere 13 months of earthly life. After her unexpected death Feb. 5, she continues to touch lives through a memorial fund established by her parents, Ethan and Maggie, with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Caminando en Fe
LEWISVILLE—Roxana Bravo, una madre y esposa ocupada, oriunda de Perú y residente en Estados Unidos desde hace 19 años, trabajó en las industrias del turismo y el cuidado infantil antes de encontrar una inesperada vocación como locutora cristiana.
Texas church’s ‘Dollar Club’ shows the power of small things united
ARLINGTON, Texas (BP) – A dollar doesn’t buy what it used to. Even the venerable Dollar Tree stores, which held the price line for decades, now offer most items for $1.25.
UK resident gets Texas-sized welcome, baptism after watching services online
WEATHERFORD, Texas (BP) – U.K. resident Samantha (Sammy) Scott has Texas-themed décor throughout her home in Southampton, about 80 miles southwest of London. Now she has Texas-sized memories of her baptism at Greenwood Baptist Church – the culmination of a spiritual journey that started at a Hill Country dude ranch and found purchase in an online church service during the pandemic.