Legislator Wants Places Of Worship, Religious Activity Deemed "Essential" Under Texas LawA representative from North Texas has filed legislation that would designate places of worship and religious activity as “essential” under Texas law.
United Way Of Tarrant County Offering Free PPE To Nonprofits, ChurchesA new program at the United Way of Tarrant County is offering free personal protective equipment to nonprofit organizations and the faith community.
2 Dallas Churches Come Together For 'Conversation In Black And White'"Conversation Ii Black and White" s the name of their live stream, but is also a reflection of their congregations and their communities.
As Push For In-Person Services Comes From Washington, Faith Leaders Stress Caution On Reopening ChurchesPresident Trump declared places of worship "essential" during the COVID-19 pandemic and said he'd override governors who didn't allow in-person services, but many faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening.
Coronavirus In Texas: Gov. Abbott Says 80% Of Unemployment Claims Paid; Continuing To Open TexasFor the more than 1 million Texans who have lost their jobs, Abbott said 1,579,000 unemployment claims were filed in Texas, and $1.4 billion was paid out on those claims.
Coronavirus In Texas: Preparing For Holy Weekend Like No OtherFor the first time in its 130 year history, the public was not allowed inside Good Friday mass conducted in downtown by the Diocese of Dallas.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Greg Abbott Expects Cases, Deaths From COVID-19 To Continue Increase; Especially In DallasTexas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a warning to Texans Thursday, April 2 to stay home because he expects the increase in cases and deaths from COVID-19 to continue.
Texas Attorney General Launches Website To Assist Volunteer Security Teams Protect Houses Of WorshipTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton launched a webpage containing educational materials and resources for volunteer security teams to legally and effectively protect houses of worship.
Southern Baptist Convention Ousts Texas Church With Sex Offender PastorThe Texas church employs a pastor who is a registered sex offender, so a committee decided the house of worship cannot be part of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Galveston Scraps Ordinance That Prevented Gun Shops, Shooting Ranges Near Schools, ChurchesThe Texas Attorney General's Office sent a letter to the city warning it couldn't make laws regulating ownership, transfer, transportation or storage of firearms.
Their Church Flooded 2x In The Last Week, But That Didn't Stop Them From Helping OthersIt's been a soggy few weeks for most of North Texas, but especially at the First Baptist Church in Lavon.
Texas Lawmakers Look To Make It Clear That Guns Are Allowed In Places Of WorshipSome Texas legislators want to make it clearer in state law that licensed handgun holders can carry weapons in churches, synagogues and other houses of worship.
Some Texas Legislators Want This Law Made Clear: Guns Allowed In ChurchesTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton determined licensed handgun holders can legally carry in places of worship unless given "effective oral or written notice" or warning that weapons were banned.
Texas Churches Victimized By Thieves In Gift Card ScamChurches throughout Texas have been targeted by scammers using information from their websites or online bulletins.
Predators Seek Children With Low Self Esteem And Vulnerable Parents, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center ExplainsA sex abuse scandal hitting the Southern Baptist Convention churches is the latest prompting parents to ask tough questions about who to trust with their children-- and how do you know?