Articles in Social Issues

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 16, 2018, as Religious Freedom Day

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Faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of our Nation.  On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate the many faiths that make up our country, and we commemorate the 232nd anniversary of the passing of a State law that has shaped and secured our... Read full article

Grace Point Church – A Phoenix Risen from the Ashes

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Father’s Day evening 2016, Grace Point Church, 9650 Huebner Road, caught on fire. A spark from one of the nearly 30-year-old air conditioning units ultimately consumed the worship center, adjoining offices and children’s area and rendered their conte... Read full article

Four Reasons Why We May Not Be Giving

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According to the Barna Research Group, 17 percent of American adults claim to tithe, but only 6 percent actually do. ... Read full article

Help Us Put Some Medal Behind Helping A Child

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Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch currently serves special needs children in our area by engaging their sensorimotor and neuromotor systems to create functional change and confidence. ... Read full article

Introducing…The Largest Church You’ve Never Heard Of

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Chris has big dreams. Affectionately known as “superman” by those who love him, he wanted more out of life than what he found as a young man on the Autism spectrum in a small town in South Texas. ... Read full article

Reagan Football Helps Fight Hunger at Food Bank

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On June 22, more than 100 members of the Reagan Rattlers football team participated in one of their annual summer service projects. After a tough morning workout, varsity players together with members of the junior varsity and freshmen teams gathered... Read full article

“Tell Your Story”

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"We serve the homeless community in downtown San Antonio every Saturday night. After my first night of volunteering, I was so excited and couldn’t wait to do more. I felt a real connection between myself and our less fortunate brothers and sisters. ... Read full article

Hey Churches, Let’s Tackle The Foster Care Crisis

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November is National Orphan Month. What a better time to fulfill our Biblical call to care for the orphan. South Texas Alliance for Orphans is bridging the gap between the church community and the overburdened foster care system so that children in f... Read full article

Fallen 911 First Responders Memorialized in Anniversary Tower Climb

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September 11, 2001, was a watershed day, one that will not be forgotten by any who witnessed its events. Many brave men and women sacrificed their lives in service to others. To commemorate those who were lost, local first responders will gathered on... Read full article

Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

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One thousand children are waiting to be matched with a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of South Texas. Some will remain on the list for years. 14-year-old Eric V. Lewis, Jr. was once among that number. Registered at age 5 by his single... Read full article