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DATE POSTED: 02/28/2019  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

As we look toward impacting the Hispanic community in Denton County, I found it interesting to go over data shared recently by Dr. Daniel Sanchez, Distinguished Professor of Missions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, at the SBTC Empowered Conference for Hispanics. Quoting largely from data provided by Pew Research Center, Dr. Sanchez noted a sharp | Read More

DATE POSTED: 02/28/2019  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

On a Tuesday, February 19, I was invited to a Service of Lament hosted by The Village Church, Denton. This was in response to the recent Houston Chronicle article regarding perpetrators and victims of sexual abuse with ties to Southern Baptist churches.  The perpetrators mentioned in the article were either volunteers or staff members of | Read More

DATE POSTED: 01/29/2019  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

The Super Bowl will be played on February 3. One of the key components of the game is the huddle which dates back to the 1890’s. It was first used by players at a school for the deaf, Gallaudet University, where quarterbacks had been communicating to teammates using sign language. Since both teams in the | Read More

DATE POSTED: 01/29/2019  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder, Uncategorized

This was the title of an article appearing in the Denton Record Chronicle 10 years ago that marked the 50th Anniversary of Rev. José G. Mata’s call to the ministry.  Brother Mata (Joe) celebrates 60 years in ministry this month, and will be honored at a special service on February 24th to commemorate this significant | Read More

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