Haiti Education Project

A student at the TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, works on classroom assignments.  Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, seeking sponsors to send impoverished Haitian children to a Christian school for $15 a month.Haiti was a country in turmoil before the earthquake that rocked Haiti almost a year. Education plays … Continue reading Haiti Education Project

Sounds of the Season 2010: One Last Christmas

One Last Christmas by Matthew West tells the story of Dax Locke. Dax Ryan Locke was born to Austin and Julie Locke on June 26th, 2007. At the age of 13 months Dax was diagnosed with AML M7 Leukemia. He was life-flighted to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital where he underwent two bone marrow transplants. … Continue reading Sounds of the Season 2010: One Last Christmas

Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Reflecting on my theme for 2010: Make a Difference, I thought of  While it is in the format of a Top 10 list the items are really in any order. #10: Send a message of Hope to the children at Florida Baptist Children's Homes.  #9: Through Heifer International you can give  a meaningful gift to … Continue reading Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Operation Christmas Child 2010

One tradition the Big Guy and I look forward each year is packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. For many this may be the only gift they have ever received. How … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2010

A Town That Makes A Difference

Like many of the towns on US-281 in central Texas Morgan Mill is just another small town that is easy to miss. However the recent actions of the residents of Morgan Mill are getting media attention. The town has rallied around one of its residents Brandi Todd who was the victim of a random act … Continue reading A Town That Makes A Difference