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  • So. Bapt. chaplains respond to hurting TX community

    by Josie Bingham, posted Tuesday, November 07, 2017 (12 days ago)

    Photo from The TEXAN
    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (BP) -- "It's a pretty somber place," Scottie Stice said of the community left behind after Sunday's horrific mass shooting at a Southern Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

    Stice, disaster relief director for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC), reported teams of Southern Baptist chaplains and other DR volunteers are ministering however they can among those devastated by the "senseless" tragedy. Read More

  • TX shooting: SBC leaders to visit grieving pastor, church

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 06, 2017 (12 days ago)

    Screen capture from ABC News on Twitter.
    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (BP) -- Southern Baptists ministering in the wake of what some have called the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history say they've witnessed "God at work" despite the 26 dead and some 20 others wounded at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

    Local pastors and field personnel with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) began providing grief counseling within hours of the shooting at First Baptist's morning worship service Nov. 5. Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines and SBC Executive Committee President Frank S. Page plan to ... Read More

  • Prayer vigils held after church shooting

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, September 25, 2017 (one month ago)

    Nashville Tennessean video screen capture
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Prayer services continued Monday (Sept. 25) as Nashville mourned Sunday's mass shooting at an area church that killed one and injured eight others including the pastor at the close of morning worship.

    Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, the site of the shooting, held a prayer vigil Monday at 7 p.m. on the outskirts of its front lawn in Antioch, the church said on its Facebook page. The church noted its sanctuary is still an active crime scene.

    "We are beyond grateful for the enormous outpouring of love and compassion we ... Read More