Nearly 70,000 refugees were resettled in the United States in 2014, according to the federal government. Each one represents an opportunity to fufill Scripture's command to safeguard the stranger and the poor, say ministers. 

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A bill designed to boost local police powers to enforce immigration laws is detrimental to improving relationships between congregations and immigrant members, religious groups say.

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Parent University provides community members, including churches, a way to help schools better educate children in a Texas city.

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While an increasing number of churches, ministries and denominational groups see water poverty as an inviting missions field, experts say the ministry must be about more than hopping on planes, digging wells and returning home.

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Several Baptist churches brought food, presents and the gospel to those who need it most in Texas border towns.

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Hardin-Simmons athletic trainer takes on famous mountain in effort to raise money for global sports ministry. 

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Raised in Mexico by Southern Baptist missionaries who shared the gospel in prisons, Dorothy Ruelas said she was shocked to learn most Baptists in America support the death penalty.

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Texas artist Lance Brown spreads the gospel with paint and visual storytelling.

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Preacher Dan Trevino regularly hears nightmare stories from young people detained along the border — many of whom have found Christ in services held at a U.S. Air Force base where they’re being held.

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Texas Baptists are seeking funds, Spanish-language Bibles, shoes and volunteers willing to help provide medical and other services for immigrant children detained on the nation’s southern border.  

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